Russell Blend Lupine Seeds


5 out of 5 stars
(1 review)
Availability: In Stock
This 1937 selection from England contains an array of colors on tall spikes that are quite dramatic when planted in mass, and in groups in a mixed border. A short-lived perennial in USDA zones 4–7, Russell lupines were developed to be grown as annuals in warmer climates, so everyone can enjoy its statuesque beauty.
$2.69 1.5 grams (~55 seeds)

Botanical Name: Lupinus polyphyllus

Family: Fabaceae

Native: North America

Hardiness: Short lived perennial in USDA zones 4–7. Grown as annual in mild climates.

Plant Dimensions: 36"–48" tall

Variety Information: Multiple ½" flowers on spikes. May include white, yellow, pink, orange, red, salmon, lavender, blue, purple, and bicolors.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Late spring to summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. In mild climates, can be sown in late summer for bloom the following spring.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots are sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly into the ground.

Days to Emerge: 15–25 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seed every 18"–24"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 18"–24"

Special Care: Scarify; soak seeds in water for 12 to 24 hours or nick with sandpaper before sowing.

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning when 1/3 of the flower buds have opened.

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Russell Blend Lupine Seeds Reviews

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Lupines fill my garden and heart

5 out of 5 stars Jul 21, 2018
I love the beauty of this flower. It has filled in an empty space in my perennial garden. The flowers are happy looking to me. They fill my heart with happiness with their beauty.
Victoria Weinrich from OH

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