Monkshood

Aconitum 'Stainless Steel'

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Common Name: Monkshood
Genus: Aconitum
Cultivar: 'Stainless Steel'

The term Aconitum is derived from the Greek for Ďdartí, a reference to how arrows were once dipped in the sap of Monkshood Aconites to improve the arrowís potential to kill itís target.

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Long flowering period
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, White
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey/SilverFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained



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