Monk's-hood , Venus' Chariot, Monk's Hood Aconitum napellus

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Botanical Name:

Aconitum napellus

Family:

Ranunculaceae

Genus:

Aconitum

Species:

napellus

Common Name:

Monk's-hood , Venus' Chariot, Monk's Hood

Lot#:
020874
Seeds Per Pound:
137,562
Quantity:
0.22 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
27
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
98%
Height:
3 feet
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2002
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 0.22 lb
Prices
  • ACONITUM napellus

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
8.95
1 oz
69.86
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 40 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Thrives in most soils and in the light shade of trees. Grows well in heavy clay soils. more...
* Blooms in late summer, with dark blue-violet, hooded flowers borne in tall spikes. Plant them in spring or fall in rich, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Space plants 2' to 3' apart. Also propagates by division of brittle roots in fall or early spring. Seed and tubers are poisonous.
* Aconitum napellus (Monkshood, "aconite", "Wolf's Bane", Fuzi , "Monk's Blood", or "Monk's Hood") is a species of Aconitum in the family Ranunculaceae , native and endemic to western and central Europe . more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov