Acontium


 

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Originates from western and central Europe and Asia, and belong to the buttercup family. The name is derived from the Greek name for the plant, “Akoniton”. Greeks used it to poison wolves and other wild animals. Because of its intense color, it contrasts well with other bright colored flowers. It comes in shades of blue, deep blue and purple. It has flowers with high hoods on long spikes. All parts of this flower are poisonous and should be handles with care. Always wash your hands after touching.

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About Connor Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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