Azure Monkshood

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Aconitum carmichaelii cv. Arendsii
Common Name: Azure Monkshood
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: September to October
Height: 24-48 inches
Flower Color: Purple
Special Characteristics:
  • Good backup border plant
  • Glossy green leaves for most of growing season
  • Late season show stopper with beautiful purple bloomers
  • Stems are not showy. Good to plant pennisetum in front to hide stems
  • Roots and stems are highly toxic -wear gloves when handling plant
  • Deer tolerant