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Aconite - Aconitum vulparia

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GeneralitŠ°

Name: Aconitum

Common name: Aconite

Family: Ranunculaceae

Bulb type: tuberous root

Bulb size: from 10 / 12cm up to 20 cm

It is a perennial, which grows in Asia, Europe and North America. Its fragrance-free flowers form characteristic "spikes" and blue, pink and white spots.

The Aconitum vulparia which is commonly called Aconite is often used because it is an easy-to-grow variety, very popular for coloring rock gardens and flower beds.


Characteristics of the flower and the plant

The aconite flower has a length ranging from 18 to 30 cm and a plant can even have thirty flowers. The flowering periods are summer and autumn.

The height is between 85-125 cm. The stem is unique and is covered with dark green leaves. The flowers that this bulbous plant produces can take on different colors ranging from blue to white to lilac, they develop in the form of an ear with an erect stem giving life to spectacular flowering bushes that decorate the gardens in the late summer and autumn.

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