| Aconite |
| Aconitum napellus|
| Uses: Medicinal/Poisonous!
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 2-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
| (Monkshood; Wolfsbane)
Striking bright blue flower spikes. Recognized as a poison since antiquity, especially to poison arrows. Contains aconitine, a useful sedative for many conditions. Not to be used without medical supervision.