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Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album' (White wolf's bane)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album'

Other names

White wolf's bane

Genus

Aconitum Aconitum

Variety or Cultivar

'Grandiflorum Album' _ 'Grandiflorum Album' is an erect, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with ovate to rounded, deeply-lobed, glossy, dark green leaves and long racemes of hooded, white flowers in mid- to late summer.


Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts highly toxic if eaten; also harmful via the skin.

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut down plants in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate by division between autumn and spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album' (White wolf's bane) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Prefers cool, moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Will tolerate most soils and full sun if soil is mulched and has well-rotted organic matter added.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album'

Other names

White wolf's bane

Genus

Aconitum Aconitum

Variety or Cultivar

'Grandiflorum Album' _ 'Grandiflorum Album' is an erect, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with ovate to rounded, deeply-lobed, glossy, dark green leaves and long racemes of hooded, white flowers in mid- to late summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts highly toxic if eaten; also harmful via the skin.


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut down plants in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate by division between autumn and spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aconitum x cammarum 'Grandiflorum Album' (White wolf's bane) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Prefers cool, moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Will tolerate most soils and full sun if soil is mulched and has well-rotted organic matter added.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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