Japanese monkshood, Aconitum japonicum, has wonderful, hooded purple-blue flowers in summer on arching stems.
Aconitum japonicum is a rare Japanese monkshood with strong arching stems. The blue to purple-blue hooded flowers are classic monkshood and offer a great display for the summer garden.
Common Name: Japanese Monkshood
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests, forest margins, by streams at elevations of 500 - 1500 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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