Perennial Lupine - Lupinus perennis
Perennial Open Pollinated. Blue perennial lupine blooms in summer and returns each year. Lupine is a member of the pea family, and like its cousins lupine fixes atmospheric nitrogen into the soil. Pre-soaking the seed will aid germination. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 1' when plants reach 3 tall.
Flowers: Deer resistant. Blooms in spring
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Soil: Prefers slightly acidic, well drained soil
Native: Eastern US
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Fall
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 15-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Perennial Native Lupinus perennis Height: 24-36 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Sun or part shade, moist, well-drained soil and cool nights, self-sows, dense flower spikes to 2', California native.