Common name: Azure Monkshood, Wolfsbane
Lavender blue upright flowers bloom in Late summer till mid fall.
It's flowers resemble the shape of a hood hence the name 'Monkshood'
The plant is poisonous and care should be taken when working with the plant.
It's been believed that it's roots were used as a poisonous bait to hunt wolves hence the name 'Wolfsbane'
Exposure: Part shade
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.