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Monkshood, wildflower, Denali National Park, Alaska

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,

~~Whispers In Purple~~

Aconitum carmichaellii 'Arendsii', Monkshood - a delphinium like plant

Monkshood: Aconitum nagarum, dark purple form. I can't pin down a variety or a source for seeds, sadly. You will have to do a bit of sleuthing if you want one. Excellent for a poison garden; not so good if you have kids around.

Aconitum "Stainless Steel"

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'.