Today's bloom is Monkshood (Aconitum grossedentatum)

Bloom of the Day for February 18th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Dark Blue, Medium Blue, Blue-Violet

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall/Early Winter

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 7a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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locakelly wrote:
Awesome shot! And of course the fact that it's my favorite color doesn't hurt;o)

onewish1 wrote:
great color!!!

bonehead wrote:
One of my favorite plants, nice photo. I have a couple other lighter ones, but the deep blue is my monkshood of choice.

Veshengo wrote:
And it's my photo.

Kell wrote:
Such a pretty photo! I have never seen this one before.