Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety'
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety'
Monkshood
In summer, dramatic spikes of amethyst-blue hooded flowers reach up to 5' tall! A stunning addition to the back of any sun or part shade border! (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer
Fall
5' tall x 3' wide Sun 
Hardiness Zone:3,4,5,6,7,8,9
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 FlowersInteresting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark Interesting Fruit,Berries,Seeds or Bark
Potentially Toxic Potentially ToxicShowy Flowers Showy Flowers
Tolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil