Aconitum septentrionale ‘Ivorine’
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : monkshood 'Ivorine'Type : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : TuftedFoliage : DeciduousHeight : 0.5-1 metresSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Mayto JulyFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer

A colour variation on the more familiar Blue Monkshood, this is not as commonly seen in gardens. Plants form an upright clump of deeply-cut green leaves, bearing spikes of creamy-white flowers in early to mid-summer. Compact habit, making it useful both in the border or in mixed containers. An outstanding cut flower. Plants prefer a site that will not dry out, away from thirsty tree roots. In hot summer areas this will need protection from afternoon sun. Easily divided every 3 to 4 years, in early spring. CAUTION: toxic if eaten/harmful via skin.


 

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