“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Aconitum spp.

Monkshood

Garden(s):

Oval, Border, Wall 1, Wall 2, Wall 3

Type:

Perennial

Height:

0.9-1.5 m (3-5 ft)

Spread:

30-45 cm (12-18 in)

Light:

Part sun

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

August, September

Bloom Colour:

Purple, Blue, White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy

Notes:

All parts of this plant are poisonous. Prefers a site that is cool and moist - mulch to keep the roots cool.