Azure Monkshood (Aconitum fischeri)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Aconitum fischeri Accepted
Aconitum chinense Synonym

Also sold as:
Aconitum fisheri

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Purple
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Warning!! this plant is highly toxic to humans and anamals
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees

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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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James Nugent Fitch 1890 Curtis's botanical magazine
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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