Autumn Monkshood Arendsii

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ASL2H03
Large blooms make this Monkshood one of the favorites for cut bouquets. Arendsii blooms in mid to late summer and is deer resistant. (Aconitum carmichaelii)
Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size10-12" tall , 15" wide
Bloom TimeMid to Late Summer
SKUASL2H03

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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
Monkshood often reminds gardeners of delphiniums since the rich blue color is the same. But its much easier to grow. First of all, Monkshood is plenty tall, but shorter than the towering delphiniums that always need staking. This one stands on its own. And its not as brittle as a delphinium, so does a simpler job of adding tall blue flower spikes to your late spring garden. The roots are poisonous.
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SKUASL2H03
Common Name
Monkshood
Botanical Name
Aconitum cammarum
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to Late Summer
Planting Depth
Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As
Bare Root
Soil Type
Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Item Unit
Root
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