Aconitum fischeri

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Very glossy foliage and late blooming dark blue flowers make this a very lovely plant of stature for the shade garden.

Height

20-24 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

August-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Slow to emerge in the spring. ALL PARTS ARE DANGEROUS IF EATEN.

When to Divide

late fall or early spring, prefer not to be disturbed

Good Companions

Variegated Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum odoratum), Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Meadow Rue, Lavender Mist (Thalictrum rochebrunianum), Globe Flower (Trollius chinensis), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Leatherwood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis), Plantain Lily (Hosta )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but not boggy
Rich
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