'Stainless Steel' is a unique steely blue Aconitum that makes a great spike for sun or shadier conditions.
Aconitum x cammarum 'Stainless Steel' produces dramatic loosely-branched spikes that hold large steely blue flowers that are buffed with a metallic sheen. Deeply divided grey-green foliage. Aconitum were grown in medieval times for use as poisons. So please restrict your sensory experience of this group to their visual displays. Full sun to part shade.
Common Name: Monkshood
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
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Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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