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

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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 - 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 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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