Seeds - Bigleaf Lupine

Seeds - Bigleaf Lupine

Bigleaf Lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus

Type – PERENNIAL

Exposure: Sun – Part shade
Moisture: Moist* – Dry
Max height: 4 ft
Growing ease: high
Container tolerance: moderate
Attracts: bees, butterflies, hummingbirds

$4.00

Availability: 15 in stock

Seeds - Bigleaf Lupine

Bigleaf Lupine
nLupinus polyphyllus
n
nType – PERENNIAL
n
nExposure: Sun – Part shade
nMoisture: Moist* – Dry
nMax height: 4 ft
nGrowing ease: high
nContainer tolerance: moderate
nAttracts: bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
n
nBloom and Fruits: Large spires of deep blue to purple pea-like flowers in June-July.
nUse by people: [edible, medicinal]
nCultural significance: [stories, spiritual/ceremonial]
nWildlife value: Abundant source of pollen and nectar for pollinators including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Host plant for numerous caterpillar species.
nFeatures: Large palmate leaves.
nCare instructions: Prefers moist, acidic soil. Can tolerate short dry periods and nutrient poor soil. Roots form mycorrhizal symbiosis with soil bacteria stored in root nodules, and fixes nitrogen. Dislikes root disturbance so avoid transplanting.

Dimensions 2.25 × 3.5 in

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