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botanical name:
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Royal Flush'
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Royal Flush' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Monkshood, Aconite
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
description:
Short growing variety that has distinctive deep red new leaves in spring, ageing to green in summer. Deep blue flowers in late summer or early autumn.

cultivation:
Best in cool, moist and fertile soil but generally fairly tolerant. Full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division in autumn or late winter, can be slow to re-establish.

usage:
Borders, good cut flower.

other notes:
Bred by Bob Brown, Evesham, UK.

All parts are toxic.
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