University of Illinois Extension

Perennes Comunes

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Common Monkshood
Aconitum napellus

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
3 - 4 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Foliage Color
Green
 
Bloom Color
Blue
 
Bloom Season
September - October
 
Size
Tall
 

Features

Tall stately spires of true blue flowers. Glossy dark green foliage

Culture

Full sun with afternoon shade in soils that are moist but well drained. Moisture should be consistent but not overly wet and swampy.

Cultivars

'Album' 3 feet, white flowers in July, August

Notes

Plant tuberose roots in the fall and set the crowns just beneath the soil surface. Do not disturb established plants. Difficult to divide and transplant successfully. All parts of the plant are considered poisonous. Reported to be deer and rabbit resistant.