Aconitum carmichaelii arendsii 9 cm pot
Aconitum carmichaelii arendsii is an old-fashioned hardy border or containter plant and great for planting under shrubs. It has a very special relationship with Bumble Bees, as they’re one of the few insects able to reach the nectar hidden deep inside the arched hooded flower.
Blooming late summer early autumn they make stunning long lasting cut flowers for indoor arrangements. Plant these with someJapanese anemones,to give your garden a new lease of life in late summer.
Details Aconitum carmichaelii arendsii 9 cm pot
- Not eaten by animals
- Blooms: May – June
- Flower colour: blue
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown height: 60 cm – 80 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Harmful if eaten
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Aconitum carmichaelii are
Aconitum carmichaelii are are hardy herbaceous plants that prefer sun but will tolerate some shade in warmer areas. Plant in a rich, cool, moisture retentive well drained soil, loosen up the topsoil, and fertilize with some organic fertiliser once established.
Dry soil can stunt growth. Your soil should be improved by adding compost and peat to make it slightly acidic. Let the plant die down naturally and divide every 3 to 4 years, in early spring. PLEASE NOTE: All parts of Aconitum carmichaelii are are harmful if eaten and can irritate the skin.
Wear gloves when handling Aconitum carmichaelii are and should not be planted near vegetables.