Monkshood (Aconitum carmichaeli)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Aconitum carmichaeli Accepted
Aconitum carmichaeli var. wilsonii Synonym
Aconitum bodinieri Synonym
Aconitum lushanense Synonym

Also sold as:
Aconitum carmichaelii

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7a
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1.5 to 2.5 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Deep purple-blue to blue
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Floral Alphabet Soup! A cornucopia of images from your garden! by KatEnns Dec 9, 2017 5:47 PM 82
Aconitum photos by pirl Oct 24, 2014 8:42 PM 4
aconite carmichaelii by courtney Jan 1, 2012 1:47 PM 3

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