Arroyo Lupine - Lupinus succulentus
Annual Open Pollinated. This lovely legume thrives naturally through much of California. Blue and white clusters of blue-violet, pea-like flowers occur on 6" spikes above palm-shaped leaves. Grows well in canyons, meadows, and garden beds. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 1' when plants reach 3" tall.
Flowers: Deer resistant. Blooms spring to summer
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Soil: Adaptable, tolerates clay soil
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 15-75 Days
Height At Maturity: 1-4'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Annual Native Lupinus succulentus Height: 12-36 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~120 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Full sun on well-drained or clay soil, quite adaptable, flower clusters on 6 spikes, plant seed in fall in California and Arizona, early spring elsewhere, deer resistant, California native.