Monkshood

Monkshood - Seeds & Bulbs

Monkshood
(Aconitum napellus)

Another one of those dramatic perennials you MUST have for your perennial garden. Best in shade under trees or on the east or north side of a house. Can be grown in sun, but must be watered constantly. Note: All parts of this plant are poisonous, especially the roots.

Average Count: 50 seeds

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 2' to 4'
Exposure: Light Shade

When to Sow Outside: Late fall or early winter for germination the following spring. Start indoors if you plan to plant in spring.
When to Sow Inside: Place seeds in water or moistened soil and freeze for three weeks. Germinate at cool temperatures between 55 and 60 degrees.
Seed Depth: 1/8 "
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 30
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 15 inches apart

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