Scientific Name: Aconitum carmichaelii Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:autumn monkshood Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:RanunculaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Dissected, Alternate, Leathery, Palmate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Raceme, (Panicle-like), Violet, Blue, Sep- Oct
Fruit: Follicle, Aggregate fruit, Green, Brown, Oct- Nov, (Persistent)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly with 3 or 5 main lobes and lobes are toothed; flowers 'hooded', blue-violet, and appear in the fall in racemes; stems sturdy and stay upright .