ACONITUM

Commonly known as Monkshood

Genus of 100 species of perennials and biennials mainly from mountainous grassland or scrub in the northern hemisphere.

Suitable for cooler conditions they make good subjects for a woodland garden.Twining species can be grown through shrubs for support. Taller aconites require staking.

Plants are highly toxic and contact with foliage can irritate the skin.

It is represented in the UK by the native A.napellus, Monkshood, from the shape of the sepals.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.

Buy Varieties of ACONITUM

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ACONITUM carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

ACONITUM carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

Monkshood

blue flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
ACONITUM napellus subsp. vulgare 'Albidum'

ACONITUM napellus subsp. vulgare 'Albidum'

Monkshood

creamy white hooded flowers and divided green leaves

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
ACONITUM 'Newry Blue'

ACONITUM 'Newry Blue'

Monkshood

upright habit with deep blue flowers

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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ACONITUM 'Spark's Variety'

ACONITUM 'Spark's Variety'

Monkshood

deep violet-blue flower spikes up to 5 feet tall

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Not available until May 2024 -

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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