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from Better Homes and Gardens

Top Fall Flowers for Your Garden

Monkshood aconitum carmichaelii part shade fall flower

Aconitum -- Monkshood. (Monkshood, "aconite", "Wolf's Bane", Fuzi, "Monk's Blood", or "Monk's Hood") is a species of Aconitum in the family Ranunculaceae,

Royal Horticultural Society - RHS - Flower - Aconitum napellus - Monkshood

Columbian monkshood (Aconitum columbianum). Tuberous perennial 3-6 feet tall. The long flower spikes bloom from the bottom up.

from Midwest Living

12 Top Midwest Perennial Flowers

Azure Monkshood After everything else in the garden has quit blooming, the intense amethyst-blue hooded flowers of Azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii) remain intact. The flowers and leathery foliage can even survive a freeze. The sturdy spikes of Monkshood grows 4 to 6 feet tall and bloom in October and November. These plants like partial shade to full sun. One of our favorite varieties is 'Arendsii'.

from HubPages

Healt Benefits of Aconitum Napellus

Acónito / Monkshood (Aconitum napellus). Antineurálgico, antitumoral, antipirético, tumores hepáticos.

Lotus by Benoit Jenny Schecter: 'An individual lotus can live for over a thousand years and has the rare ability to revive into activity after stasis.'