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Russell Lupine Mix bin143

Award Winning Russell Lupine Seeds - Lupinus polyphyllus
The Russell Lupine Mix grows beautiful, colorful tall flower spikes that bloom in a variety of pink, purple, white and yellow hues. Very easy to grow and will quickly become one of the favorites in your wildflower meadow or garden.                     

 

Category:
Biennials
Perennials

Height:
18-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) through USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Pale Yellow
Light Blue
Medium Blue
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender
Purple
Dark Purple/Black
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

 

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

 

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

Germination: To soften the hard coating on these seeds, scarify gently with sandpaper or soak them in 180 degrees F water for 8-12 hours. Start in early spring, planting 1/2” deep. Keep the soil lightly moist until germination.