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Aconitum cammarum 'Bicolor'

Monk's Hood

This well-branched plant blooms flowers of white with blue edges. Healthy, green sprouts appear when grown in the pots very early in the season, and transplant easily to the outdoor garden.

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Monk's Hood Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Aconitum prefers to partial shade but will tolerate full sun if plenty of moisture is available. Dry soil can stunt growth.The soil should also be amended with compost and peat moss to give it a slight acidity. Plants may be divided in spring or fall. Aconitums are highly resistant to diseases and pests, partially because they are very poisonous.

Height

36-42 Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Good Companions

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Phlox, Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Aconitum cammarum 'Bicolor' Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Partial Shade
Moisture Needs
Moist
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrel Resistant
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest
Spring
Growth Rate
Slow
Color
Blues
Foliage Color
Green
Flower Pattern
Edged
Uses
Cut Flower
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
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