Aconitum 'Rubellum' is a distinctly different monkshood with pretty pink flower spikes.
'Rubellum' is a delicate pink version of Aconitum napellus would make a little girl in her "pink phase" giggle in delight. Rigidly upright stems hold attractive deeply cut ferny leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the season contrasting with the bold spikes of pink hooded flowers rising above the foliage. Monkshoods are great from sun to part shade and offer a great way to get vertical spikes into shadier positions.
Common Name: Monkshood
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Damp woodlands and streambanks.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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