Aconitum carmichaelii Barker's Variety (Monkshood)

These dark blue perennials grow in an erect habit above blue-green foliage. Upright, clump-forming habit. Slow growth rate.

ALL PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE POISONOUS. The common name ‘Monkshood’ comes from the cowled upper sepal’s resemblance to the cloth hood worn by medieval monks.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-6 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies
Deer resistant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Small light pink bottlebrush blooms rise above the foliage on upright, wiry stems. New foliage emerges green, maturing to dark reddish-purple and is finely divided.

Blooms in late summer to late fall
4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular yellow-orange flowers that rise atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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Fragrant flowers in pastel colours of red, pink, yellow, orange, salmon, lilac, purple, and white, bloom on tall green fern-like foliage.

Blooms from early summer to early fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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Small light pink bottlebrush blooms rise above the foliage on upright, wiry stems. New foliage emerges green, maturing to dark reddish-purple and is finely divided.

Blooms in late summer to late fall
4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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