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botanical name:
Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor'
Aconitum x cammarum 'Bicolor' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Monkshood, Aconite
synonyms:  Aconitum carmichaelii 'Bicolor'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
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: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Arching branches carry loose panicles of blue and white shaded flowers. Glossy deeply cut leaves.

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

propagation:
By division. Can be slow to establish.

other notes:
Originating from Russia through to China.
All parts of the plant are highly toxic and contact with foliage can cause skin irritation.

RHS AGM

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