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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
description:
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.

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

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

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