Aconitum fischeri

Fischers Monkshood

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Vibrant lavender-blue flowers are outstanding in the fall landscape. Thick leathery stems do not require staking. An upright perennial with glossy green leaves and lovely, lavender-blue, hooded flowers borne on strong spikes. 


More About Aconitum fischeri

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

An excellent addition to the border, wooded garden or for naturalizing. The flowers are long lasting once cut and arranged.


Height:

18-24 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Aconitum fischeri 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 with purple
  • Blue

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cold regions/very hardy

Habit

  • Upright