Aconitum napellus ‘Blue Valley’
Monkshood ‘Blue Valley’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Blue Valley’ _ ‘Blue Valley’ is a upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with deeply-lobed, dark green leaves and dense racemes of hooded, deep purple-blue flowers in mid- to late summer.
All parts highly toxic if eaten; also harmful via the skin.
Purple, Blue in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free
Cut down plants in autumn.
Propagate by division between autumn and spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Aconitum napellus ‘Blue Valley’ (Monkshood ‘Blue Valley’) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders
Best grown in cool, moist, fertile soil under partial shade. Can also tolerate most soils and full sun (if soil is improved with well-rotted organic matter and mulched.)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, East, West