Monkshood (Aconitum x bicolor)

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 35-47 inches (90-120 cm)
Plant Spread: 18-23 inches (45-60 cm)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Blue and white
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Flowers
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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By mcash70
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2008-08-02 6:10 pm. Blue and white - always blending well together.
By HemNorth
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Location: Kamloops, BC, CanadaDate: 2012-07-30
By Gilli
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2005-07-31 8:10 am. A tall and stately presence in the garden.
By HemNorth
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2001-08-10
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Aconitum bicolor by 4susiesjoy Feb 5, 2013 8:49 PM 3

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