Lupinus perennis-hybr.

Lupin Russel Band of Nobles


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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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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.
Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
Germination guide:10-20 days @ 20-30 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite or soil
Good Bee Food:No
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 130 days after sowing in September.
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
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.

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