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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
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.

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

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

Borders, good cut flower.

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

All parts are toxic.
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