|Not quite in bloom yet|
It also goes by the Harry Potter-ish name Wolfsbane and aconite. It has the reputation of warding off werewolves which is very convenient with Halloween just around the corner.
|Okay, now blooming|
It's one of only a few blue flowers I have, the others being the Pacific Blue Iris, Baltic Iris and the butterfly blue Pin cushion flower.
|Monkshood closeup sans the usual bee buzzing within|
Oh, yes, I almost forgot Forget-me-nots...that was rather silly of me, don't you think? Forgetting forget-me-nots! Ah well, that may be because they are a long ago memory by the time Monks Hoods bloom. Another digression, do forgive!
|Clump getting big enough to divide|
So if you are ever looking for a late blooming perennial look for Wolfsbane, Aconite or Monkshood. With any luck you should find this flower to brighten your autumn garden.