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Aconitum carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) ‘Arendsii’

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

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Gorgeous - Like a totally slug-proof autumn-flowering delphinium - tall spikes of deep blue flowers in September-October. Beautiful fresh green foliage from March until late autumn - looks great in March when most perennials have barely begun to grow. DO NOT EAT, and avoid rubbing against the skin.

Pot SizeTotal Price
40 litres
£9.00

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Plant Finder: about Aconitum carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) ‘Arendsii’

Common names

Azure monkshood 'Arendsii', Monkshood, Wolfsbane

Description

Aconitum carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) ‘Arendsii’ (Azure monkshood 'Arendsii'). This is an erect perennial with 3-5-lobed, leathery, dark green leaves and which bears dense panicles of large, violet-blue flowers in early autumn.

Synonymous with A. fischeri.

Cultivation

Upright stems may need staking, particularly in a shady site.

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, mixed bed

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Aconitum carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) ‘Arendsii’ | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Aconitum carmichaelii (Arendsii Group) ‘Arendsii’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Humus-rich, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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