Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety'
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety'
Dramatic spikes of amethyst-blue hooded flowers from late summer to fall. Flower spikes grow to 6' making it a stunning addition to the back of the flower or mixed shrub border. Prefers part shade but will tolerate full sun with enough moisture.  (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
3-5' tall x 2-3' wide Sun Part Shade Shade 
Hardiness Zone:3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°F
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantFall/Winter Color Fall/Winter Color
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersPotentially Toxic Potentially Toxic
Showy Flowers Showy FlowersTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil