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Aconitum aff. episcopale
Common Name: Climbing Monkshood Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

A climbing monkshood reaching up to 10 feet with vibrant blue flowers in fall over glossy divided foliage. Part sun, rich soil. Plant where it can grow up through shrubs. All parts of the plant are poisonous so don’t use it in salads. Not available every year.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Mountains and forests from 2200-3200 m.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypeVine Secondary Bloom Colour
Height6-10' Bloom TimeFall
Spread2-3' FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness6 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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