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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
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.

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

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