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Aconitum Lamarckii


Attention plant hunters!-This dangerous but beautiful, bought on sight, plant forms 1.2m tall stately spires decorated in hooded, sherbet-lemon yellow flowers from June to September.

Preferring sunny sites with moist, fertile, free-draining soils, this rare yellow monks hood forms mounds of healthy, deeply-cut leaves, which look striking when planted with contrasting plants like Hostas, ferns and Bergenias.

This plant is best in the border where it can slowly self-seed.

Height 1.2m and spread 40cm
Supplied in 9cm pots

CAUTION TOXIC
Flower Colour
Yellow

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Moist Soil, Pest Resistant

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
January onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Full Sun

Spread
40cm (16")

Height
120cm (48")

Aconitum

Soil

Fertile moist, well drained soil

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

good for cutting

Flowering

Summer

Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Rabbit proof. Propagate by division in autumn every 2-3 years, or by seed in autumn. ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES WHEN HANDLING THE FOLIAGE AS CONTACT MAY IRRITATE SKIN. ALL PARTS OF THE PLANTS ARE HIGHLY TOXIC IF INGESTED. Fully hardy perennial. Bare roots take up to 6-8 weeks to appear after planting.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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