Perennial, Lupine Seeds

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Perennial, Lupine Seeds

The Perennial Lupine produces beautiful spikes of purple colored flowers that will bloom from late spring throughout summer! This Lupine variety grows to be about 18-36” tall with vibrant spikes. This variety can be planted throughout a flower meadow or in the garden bed. The Perennial is easy to establish and grow, and Lupines are deer resistant and blooms year after year.
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Key Attributes

Packet: 25 seeds
Botanical Name
Botanical Name: Lupinus perennis

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Botanical Name

Lupinus perennis

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Seeds Per Gram



25 seeds

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Growing Instructions

Learning Download: How to Grow Lupine

Lupine is a spiky, vibrant flower reaching up to 4 feet in height. Lupines can be both annual and perennials. Lupines are frequently seen growing wild throughout the United States, where they serve as a host plant for larvae of endangered butterflies.

Before Planting: Scratch the surface of the seed or soak it overnight in lukewarm water to soften the seed coat. Seeds should be chilled for a week prior to planting.

Planting: Sow directly outdoors, dig the soil up as deep as 20 inches and break it up before raking the area smooth. Plant seeds 1/8 inch deep and 12 inches apart.

Watering: Water one inch per week early in the morning.

Fertilizer: Fertilize Lupine with a fertilizer that is hight in phosphorous, as it encourages the plant to produce more blooms.

Days to Maturity: Lupines will bloom beginning in the early spring and continue blooming through July.

Harvesting: Cut the flowers in the morning or early evening. Cut the stem at an angle with a sharp knife and cut longer than you think you need. Place in a vase filled with warm water immediately after cutting.

Tips: Lupines will add nitrogen to the soil, so you might opt to plant shade-loving plants beneath the lupine as a ground cover, where they will benefit from the nitrogen-rich soil.

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