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Aconitum carmichaeliiMonkshood, Wolf's Bane, Aconitum fischeri

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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Description Sowing More Info Delivery
An imposing long flowering, long lived perennial with pyramids of beautiful 2 inch flowers. Aconitum is an excellent border plant easily grown from seed. Rich blue flower spikes add a unique colour to the garden, held aloft delphinium-like foliage. Aconitum spikes also last as a cut flower.

Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Cut Flower Garden, Woodland Garden


Sun or semi shade

Up to 180cm (70.9in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

A little experience

Easy for all

Sowing Months Flowering Months
Cut back old flowering stems which often encourages a further flush of flowers.Caution: Irritant to skin and eyes. All parts are toxic if eaten.
Sow seeds from early spring to mid summer. Germinate at 15-20C (60-68F) on the surface of a good free-draining, damp seed compost. Apply a fine sprinking of compost or vermiculite so that the seed is just covered. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag. If no germination has taken place after 6 weeks, place container in the refrigerator for 3-6 weeks, or until seeds begin to germinate.Return to 15-20C (60-68F) until seedlings are large enough to transplant into 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow on in a cold frame. Plant outdoors the following spring 60cm (24in) apart.


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