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A genus of over 250 herbaceous perennial plants commonly known as wolfsbane or monkshood. Growing in mountainous regions, this genus is fully hardy and would suit a rock garden or border planting. They bear pretty hooded purple flowers in summer on upright stems, but all parts are highly toxic and handling the foliage may irritate skin.
How to propagate Monkshood
Propagation is by division in the autumn, every 2-3 years.
Seed in the autumn.
Other uses of Monkshood
Rock gardens and borders.
Poisonous to Pets
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