Aconitum lycoctonum L.

Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Badgersbane


Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Aconitum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 7

Size: To 3' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Yellow flowers on tall stems above the foliage in July and August. Rabbit resistant (Oudolf).

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 532 in 1753.

Native to the temperate Asia and Europe.

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