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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Aconitum c. 'Bicolor'

Monkshood

A beautiful bicolored monkshood with loose panicles of flowers shaped like little helmets or hoods. The hood is pale blue with white streaks and the lower petals are intense blue. They contrast nicely against the deeply cut, glossy, dark green foliage. Very popular, long blooming, easy to grow perennial blooming from mid to late summer when few other blues are present. Can take full sun with adequate moisture.
Stock #: 203-010
Zone: 4-8     Height: 3-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$9.99 each

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Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

Monkshood

Heavily laden spikes of large, blue, hooded flowers top this upright perennial. The beautifully thick and glossy dark-green leaves are deeply lobed into gracefully downward-curling feather-shaped sections. Best grown in moist woodland areas, along the edge of a bog or water gardens or anywhere in the garden that has persistent moistness.
Stock #: 203-012
Zone: 3-8     Height: 2-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$7.99 each

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Aconitum fischeri

Monkshood

Striking upright spikes of lavender-blue flowers from late summer to early fall when few other blue flowers are in bloom. Particularly strong stems that will not require staking and a very nice glossy, dark green leaves.
Stock #: 203-009
Zone: 4-8     Height: 18-24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$9.99 each

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Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety'

Monkshood

Spark's Variety' is an amethyst-blue hybrid of Autumn Monkshood, A. henryi, crossed with the Bicolor Monkshood. If staked or supported, this is one of the tallest variety but left to flop, it is semi-vining and will clamber up the nearest neighbor. Has a looser, relaxed & open flower spray. Plant with some yellow blooms and silver foliage for a mouth-watering combo.
Stock #: 203-013
Zone: 4-9     Height: 4-5'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Aconitum 'lamarckii'

Monkshood

The Yellow Monkshood. Very tall flower stalks with numerous & showy, creamy yellow flowers for most of summer. Prefers a coolish spot in the garden and some protection from the hottest sun of the day.
Stock #: 203-016
Zone: 3-7     Height: 3-5'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Aconitum napellus

Monkshood

Stunning, deep purplish-blue to violet flowerspikes over attractive deeply cut foliage. Best grown in moist woodland areas, along the edge of a bog or water gardens or anywhere in the garden that has persistent moistness. If deadheaded before going to seed you'll get a wonderful late summer rebloom.
Stock #: 203-011
Zone: 3-8     Height: 2-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Aconitum napellus 'Album'

Monkshood

The white Monkshood. Beautiful spires of pure white in mid-summer.
Stock #: 203-017
Zone: 5-8     Height: 3-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Aconitum anthora

Monkshood

A small monkshood that blooms in late summer with pure yellow flowers above small, finely-dissected leaves. An excellent addition to the larger rock garden, where it blooms when few alpines do.
Stock #: 203-018
Zone: 5-8     Height: 3-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum 'Blue Lagoon'

Monkshood

The perfect aconitum for containers, this short, bright blue selection with handsome dark green foliage stands just about a foot tall. Each individual flower is shaped like a little helmet or hood, thus its common name, monkshood. 'Blue Lagoon' is also unique in that the flowers start blooming lower on the stalks for a showier display from top to bottom. Aconitum is valuable from a design standpoint since it blooms from mid to late summer when few other blue flowers are present in the garden.
Stock #: 203-015
Zone: 4-8     Height: 10-12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum c. 'Blue Sceptre'

Monkshood

Strong upright plants with branching spikes of hooded white flowers with broad purple-blue edges. Does well in the shady border. Excellent cut flower.
Stock #: 203-002
Zone: 4-8     Height: 24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Full-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum c. 'Pink Sensation'

Monkshood

Unusually colored pale-pink hooded flowers are densely packed onto the spikes. The beautifully thick and glossy dark-green leaves are deeply lobed into gracefully downward-curling feather-shaped sections. Excellent cut flower.
Stock #: 203-006
Zone: 4-8     Height: 40''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum napellus 'Rubellum'

Monkshood

Attractive light pink flowers over lovely dark green foliage. A wonderful cut flower. Prefers to be grown in partial shade but will tolerate full sun if plenty of moisture is available. Dry soil leads to stunting.
Stock #: 203-004
Zone: 4-8     Height: 36''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum paniculatum 'Roseum'

Monkshood

Pale ivory-pink hooded flowers are loosely grouped on tall spikes. Blooms from June to July. Good addition to the cut flower garden.
Stock #: 203-014
Zone: 3-8     Height: 3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum septemtrionale 'Ivorine'

Monkshood

Unusual, small creamy white hooded flowers all summer long. Makes great cut flowers. Prefers to be grown in partial shade but will tolerate full sun if plenty of moisture is available. Dry soil leads to stunting.
Stock #: 203-007
Zone: 4-8     Height: 36''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum 'Stainless Steel'

Monkshood

Interesting metallic blue flowers from June to Aug with complementing grayish-green leaves. A very unique plant that would look great in any cut flower garden or perennial bed. Beautiful, low maintenance and long flowering. What more can you ask?
Stock #: 203-005
Zone: 2-9     Height: 40''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Aconitum x c. 'Eleanor'

Monkshood

Bicolored spikes of near white with each hood outlined in delicate blue-violet. Has a longer than average bloom time and a very nice compact habit with deeply cut, lacy, dark green leaves.
Stock #: 203-008
Zone: 4-8     Height: 3-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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