CAUTION Toxic if Eaten Perennial
Acontium napellus - Aconite, Wolfsbane, Wolfbane, Wolfs Bane, Wolfs Hat, Leopards bane
Hgt 1.5m Flowers June to August
Monkshood habitat shady stream banks, woodland and dappled shade. Extremely poisonous. A medicinal herb and should only be used under the guidance of the medical trade. Magical powers of invisibility and protection. Monkshood grows in almost any soil in semi shade, takes up to 3 years to flower. Sow early spring in cold frame unheated glasshouse, stratification (cold treatment) of seed for 3-4 weeks aids germination.