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botanical name:
Aconitum napellus ssp. vulgare 'Albidum'
Aconitum napellus ssp. vulgare 'Albidum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Monkshood, Aconite
synonyms:  Aconitum napellus 'Albiflorus'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Stout stems grow from rather tuberous roots, producing spikes of hooded, pure white flowers in late summer.

cultivation:
Best in cool, moist and fertile soil but generally fairly tolerant. Full sun or part shade. Cut back after flowering to encourage new stems.

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

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