Lupine is a beautiful perennial flowering plant that is a real staple in any garden. Lupine usually takes 2 years to become fully established from seed. Once grown, has a dark green leaves and stunning dark blue purplish flower spikes. Lupine is fantastic when planted in large clusters and will become a focal point of any garden. It is important to noted that lupine is poisonous to animals. This plant loves full sun and prefers a neutral to acidic ph soil balance. Seeds are packaged and germination tested for current year.
Lupine is a great perennial, with deep colored blooms that sit on upright spikes that will grace your garden from early spring to early summer. This plant is very adaptable and will thrive in most garden environments.
Plant duration: Perennial.
Soil type: Any dry, well drained soil. Preferably loose soil like sandy.
Soil humidity: Moderate.
Soil temperature: 55 to 70 degrees.
Seed sowing spacing: 4-8 inches.
Seed sowing depth: 1/4 inches from the soil surface.
Seed sowing time: Fall.
Seed germination: 2-10 weeks from the time the seeds are sown.
Sun exposure: Complete to partial.
Bloom period: April-June.
Physical Appearance: -Plant height: 1-2 feet. -Flower color: Deep Blue or Purple. -Flower structure: Flowers resemble to those of Sweet Pea and are spiked. -Leaves: Bluish-Green colored, smooth leaves.
Additional key features: The plant is poisonous and must not be eaten by living organisms.
Maintenance: -Soak the seeds overnight in water prior to sowing them. This aids in better germination. -For a complete blooming impact, grow the plant in masses.
Gardener Skill level: Beginner.