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Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

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More About Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

  • Upright perennial with long, leathery foliage
  • Dark green, glossy leaves on strong stems
  • Deep blue, hooded flowers
  • Bloom Time: Early to mid-autumn

Interesting Notes:

The upper sepal of the flower bears a striking resemblance to the cloth hood worn by a medieval monk, thus the common name "Monkshood".

Zone:

2

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Monkshood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows well in full sun but requires sufficient water. Aconitum grows best where shade is provided in the hot hours of the afternoon. Relatively slow- growing, it won't need to be divided regularly. They are very resistant to pests and diseases. Beware of handling this plant as all parts are highly poisonous. 


Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Poisonous
Poisonous
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

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