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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
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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. 


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