This distinctive herbaceous perennial produces tall spires of dark blue / violet flowers in mid - late summer. All parts of this plant are poisonous.
Aconitum - Cultivation Notes
Aconitum is best grown under light shade in any moist fertile soil. Ideal growing environment would be at woodland edge - being well suited to naturalistic planting. Taller flowers may need staking. Divide and replant every 3 years.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Weaknesses of Aconitum
- Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
- Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
- Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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View other herbaceous flowers with violet flowers, or herbaceous flowers with medium green foliage