Showy, colorful spikes
Well-suited to cooler, moist conditions
Ideal for naturalizing
Find out why these are the most beloved lupines. The florets are nice and dense, so colors stand out boldly: purple, pink, red, yellow, and white. Upright spikes, 12 inches or more, are presented on attractive, bushy plants. Florets are dense, so colors stand out boldly. Best in slightly acidic soil and cooler summers. Group them together, sheltered from wind or at the back of a border. Pick pretty bouquets and still enjoy plenty in the garden.
Full to partial sun. 30 to 40 inches tall, with a spread of 24 to 36 inches. Zones 4-8.
Lupinus Russell Hybrids
Height: 30 – 40
Spacing: 18 – 24″
Spread:24 – 36″
Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Color: Pinks, Purple, White, Yellow, Reds.
Size: No. 1 Bareroot
Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer
Flower Form: Flowers showy, in terminal racemes, 1-2′ long, flowers are butterfly-like and about 1/2″ long. Spires of closely-set sweet-pea type blossoms.
Growth Rate: Medium
Pruning: Remove spent flowering spikes to encourage re-blooming and to prevent plant exhaustion in producing seeds. After flowering
Foliage: Mid-green palmate leaves with narrow leaflets of exceptional beauty and grace.