Lupine Russell Blend Seeds

Lupine Russell Blend Seeds

Lupinus polyphyllus

Item #1025

Perennial to USDA zones 3 (short-lived: replant in 2-3 years). There is a huge range of flower colors in this blend; quite dramatic when planted in mass, but also exquisite when scattered. The scent of lupine blossoms is like honey. In mild climates lupine is planted in the fall and grown as an annual. This attractive perennial wildflower will self-sow.
Deer resistant.





Perennial

Full sun

Blooms late spring

3' – 4' tall

Days to Emerge:
15 - 25

Seed Depth:
1/2"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
of 6 seeds
every 1.5' – 2'

Thinning:
When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 1.5' – 2'


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. In mild climates can be sown in late summer for bloom the following spring.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Lupine doesn’t like to be transplanted; therefore, start in pulp pots that can be planted directly into ground without disturbing roots.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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