Aconitum napellus

Garden Monk's Hood, Garden Wolfsbane

Family: Ranunculaceae Crowfoot

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 8B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Mid Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Border, container, massing, woodland garden
Height 4' to 5' / 1.00m to 1.60m
Spread 9" to 12" / 25cm to 30cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, upright or erect
Attributes and features Naturalizing