Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'
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
The upper sepal of the flower bears a striking resemblance to the cloth hood worn by a medieval monk, thus the common name "Monkshood".
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
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall