Aconitum Arendsii


Common Name: Monk's Hood
Size: 3 Litre
This plant has won a RHS award

3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: Autumn
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Eventual Height: 1 – 1.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 0.1 – 0.5m

Aconitum Arendsii, also known as ‘Monk’s Hood’ is a holder of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit and is an erect clump forming perennial with ovate dark green leaves and strong stems that bear dense deep blue flowers in early to mid Autumn which make it a perfect plant for cut flowers.

Looking After Your Aconitum Arendsii

Aconitum Arendsii which has been given the Award of Garden Merit by the RHS is a highly toxic plant so avoid planting where small children may come into contact with it.  Use gloves when handling.   Plant in moist but well drained soil and in a sunny or partially shaded position.  Cut back plants after flowering to encourage re-blooming later in the season.