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Mystery Plant: Aconitum

The Martha Stewart Show, July 2008

Aconitum
-Also known as monkshood.
-Monkshood is a hardy perennial native to northern Europe and Asia.
-Grows in zones 4-8 in the United States.
-Thrives in part-sun to full-sun and likes consistent moisture.
-Since monkshood is poisonous, pests rarely seem to bother this plant. Be sure to wear gloves when handling this plant.

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  • 22 Jul, 2008

    I love it when Martha reads veiwer mail and promptly answers any and all questions. She is definitely a Marthapedia!!!!