Wolfsbane is a plant which belongs to the Aconitum (Monkshood) genus.
Can be poisonous if taken internally. Useually has blue flowers, but there are white and mauve varieties as well.A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Wolfsbane normally grows to a mature height of 1.22 metres (that's 3.96 feet imperial). This plant tends to be ready for harvesting by mid autumn.
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Use lots of manure and compost.
Can take 2-3 years to flower if grown from seed.
Divide plants in fall every two to three years.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Wolfsbane so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Wolfsbane so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Wolfsbane plants:
From : "The generic name is said to be derived from akontion, a dart, because it was used to poison arrows. To be fair, it has also been suggested that _Aconitum “:is derived from _akone”:, cliffy or rocky, because the plant is oftimes found in rocky areas."
Monkshood, Blue monkshood
Aconitum napellus L.