Aconitum septentrionale Koelle

Monkshood, Wolfsbane


Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Aconitum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3(4) to 7

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Blue flowers in May and June on tall spikes with basal leaves.

Cultivars: 

'Ivorine' - cream to white flowers, low to 3' tall. Rabbit resistant (Oudolf).

History: 

Published in Spic. Observ. Aconit. 22 in 1788.

Listed by ARS-Grin as a synonym of Aconitum lycoctonum L.

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Sources of Information

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