Lupinus perennis-hybr.

Lupin Russel Band of Nobles

R60.00

These perennial plants provide large spikes with sweetly scented, tightly packed flowers adorning the flower spikes. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

30 seeds per packet.

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The Pages, The Governor, The Chatelaine, Noble Maiden

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Perennial
Climate:Prefers a moderate climate but can withstand heavy frost.
Sowing guide:Note: Do not ingest seeds and keep them away from animals. Soak seeds in warm water (cover the bowl) and let them stand for 24 hours prior to sowing. Direct sow in March to April / September or sow in trays and transplant after 6-8 weeks. Plants are toxic to livestock when ingested.
Germination guide:10-20 days @ 20-30 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite or soil
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:50-100 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 130 days after sowing in September.
Final height:100 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest in the coolest part of the day. Cut flowers when the top third of the flower stem is still closed. Expected vase life is 3-5 days. Regular harvesting will encourage flower production.