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Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'
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common name: Monkshood, Aconite
synonyms: Aconitum carmichaelii 'Bicolor'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Arching branches carry loose panicles of blue and white shaded flowers. Glossy deeply cut leaves.
Best in cool, moist and fertile soil but generally fairly tolerant. Full sun or part shade.
By division. Can be slow to establish.
Originating from Russia through to China.
All parts of the plant are highly toxic and contact with foliage can cause skin irritation.