Lupins are much loved for their ability to producing massed spires of blossom throughout the summer. Lupin is well suited to informal cottage garden style planting. This blue variety is suitable for planting mid border, growing to 1metre tall by 75cm.
Lupinus - Cultivation Notes
The herbaceous Lupin will flourish in all but the poorest well drained soils, requiring full / partial sun and prone to wind damage. Dead head flowers throughout summer for repeat blossom, and divide clumps every 3 years for best effect.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Lupinus:
- All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
- Fruit / berry producing
- Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
- Tolerates cold exposed locations
Design & Plant Use for Lupinus:
- Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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