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Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Mix'

Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Mix' - Lupine - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Mix'

  • Compact spikes of rich coloured flowers
  • Range of flower colours include yellows, blues, reds, pinks, and white
  • Black, seed heads follow once flowers finish
  • Smooth, palmate leaves are bright green
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 100 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured

Lupine Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a light, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Plant them in a sunny location with protection from the hot, direct, afternoon sun in warmer climates. They have a fast-growing taproot and work well for mass plantings. 

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Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Mix' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green