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Lupinus species /Lupine

Lupinus species   / Lupinus species
Lupines in garden bed
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Lupines in garden bed

Many color selections as seen in a Chelsa Flower Show exhibit

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Scientific Name: Lupinus species
Common Name: Lupine
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: There are perennial lupines, but most grown in gardens are annuals. They grow best where the summers are cool and the winters are mild. The flowers come in a wide color spectrum consisting of violet, blue, red, pink, orange, yellow and white.