About Monks hood
Aconitum napellus is an erect, tuberous-rooted perennial which features dense, terminal racemes (to 8" long) of hooded, deep purplish-blue to violet flowers atop rigid, leafy stems typically growing 2-4' tall. Commonly found in moist pastures and moist mountainous areas of Europe and Asia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Aconitum napellus, monkshood|
|Maximum Reachable Height || 2.00 to 4.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Deep purplish blue|
|Bloom Time ||July to August|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careNeeds cool nights below 70 degrees F. to grow wellCut back stems after flowering to encourage an additional late season bloom.Although plants may be propagated by division, they are often slow to establish and are probably best left undisturbed once planted.
Monks hood care
Best grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Soils must not be allowed to dry out, but need sufficient drainage to prevent wet conditions from developing. Best in full sun in cool summer climates.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||55 and 60 degrees.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Monks hood special feature
Monkshood dislikes hot weather, so it's usually not a great choice for gardeners in hot-summer climates.
Monks hood uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Monks hood ?
Monks hood is commonly known as Aconitum napellus, monkshood
How tall do Monks hood grow?
On average Monks hood grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet
What color are Monks hood ?
A Monks hood plant bears flowers of color Deep purplish blue
When Monks hood blooms?
With enough light, Monks hood may produce Deep purplish blue flowers in July to August
How hard is Monks hood to grow?
A Monks hood is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Monks hood need?
A Monks hood prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Monks hood need?
A Monks hood prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Monks hood need?
A Monks hood prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Monks hood like?
A Monks hood prefers 55 and 60 degrees.
How often should I fertilize my Monks hood ?
To encourage Monks hood growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 07 October 2019
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