Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety'

Sparks Variety Monkshood

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

No serious insect or disease problems. Crown rot, powdery mildew and verticillium wilt are occasional problems. Taller stems may need support, particularly if plants are grown in exposed areas.


More About Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety'

  • Large, intense blue fall flowers
  • Dark green, deeply divided, attractive foliage

Aconitum 'Spark's Variety' is an upright monkshood to 4ft in height, with deeply divided, glossy dark green leaves and branching spikes of hooded, deep violet-blue flowers.


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Cottage Garden

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Bloom Time

  • Late season

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • Purple

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cold regions/very hardy

Habit

  • Upright