Aconitum napellus 'Newry blue'

Monkshood

Newry Blue' was bred in County Down by the legendary Daisy Hill Nursery and its owner Tom Smith in 1900. 

It is considered one of the finest of its genus with tall imposing flower spikes of the deepest and most radiant blue. 

They are greedy plants so add well rotted manure to the planting hole and water well to establish - although they are intolerant of water-logging. 

They grow best in semi -shade or cool soils in full sun and appreciate a mulch before winter. All parts of Aconitum are highly toxic and for this reason they are wreathed in folklore. 

Handle with care and always wash your hands after handling.

Photo:  © Jelitto

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£ 6.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Ranunculaceae

Hardy perennial

H7

120cm

30cm

Rich green 

Deep blue 

Moist, rich

Partial shade, sun

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