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botanical name:
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Monkshood, Aconite
synonyms:  Aconitum x arendsii
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: green
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Deeply divided rich green leaves and strong, erect stems. Short spikes of deep blue hooded flowers in early and mid autumn. A good variety from Germany.

Best in cool, moist and fertile soil but generally fairly tolerant. Full sun or part shade.

By division in autumn or late winter, can be slow to re-establish.

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