Growing two to four feet tall, Monkshood is best grown as a background plant. In late summer or early fall, it sends up showy spires of purple/blue flowers. It is not invasive and is both deer and rabbit resistant. However, Monkshood, doesn’t like to be moved so the best way to grow this perennial is to choose your spot carefully.
This series of Aconitum forms upright clumps with very thick stalks of large violet-blue flowers. It also has deeply cut glossy green leaves which are thicker and larger than other species. Best planted in moist, partially shaded areas.
Height: 36-40 in.
Spacing: 20-24 in.
Sun Exposure: Partial Sun