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Aconitum piepunense

Aconitum piepunense is extremely rare in cultivation, possibly never offered before we did. It is tall, with unusually loose, open spires of flowers, pale blue. The individual flowers are not large, and it is not a showy plant, but it is elegant. We were originally given a single seed, which turned into a plant that has grown in our garden for about ten years, and has at last produced sufficient seed to give a crop. Piepun is an ancient name for what was later known as Chungtien, then Zhongdian, and now (sadly) Shangri La.

Rare tall perennial with loose spires of light blue hooded flowers.

Quantity 9 cm pot
Width 100cm
Height 2m
Family Ranunculaceae
Flowering Mid to late summer
Habitat detail sun or partial shade
Garden habitat Part shade
Soil any good garden soil
Plant category Herbaceous
Height range 1.2 - 2 m


9 cm pot
Aconitum piepunense
Aconitum piepunense Aconitum piepunense Aconitum piepunense
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