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Poisonous if ingested, may be a skin irritant.
Aconitum napellus
Blue, purple flowers, mid to late season; full sun, part shade, best in cool moist, fertile soil in part shade, will tolerate most soils and full sun; 40" h may need staking; Z3

Mainly from mountainous grassland or scrub in the Northern hemisphere, napellus origin C and S Europe, Z5b

One pair planted on east side of Bay; one pair east end of House

This planting has been archived (Other).

Purchased from Botanus

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Quantity: 4

Plant Wolfsbane Aconitum napellus 31


Care Instructions

Wolfsbane normally grows to a mature height of 1.22 metres (that's 3.96 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden is in partial sun light: Wolfsbane enjoys a dappled sun position, so make adjustments where necessary.

More information about Monkshood is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Monkshood Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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