Russel Mix Lupine

$ 1.75

Bi-color towers of bloom, in shades of pink, buff, bronze, rust, red and blue on 3' plants. These gorgeous June bloomers will naturalize without too much trouble. 

25 seeds 



Lupinus polyphyllus

Perennial, Zones 4-7

Germination: 7-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 55-65ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ⅛”, soaking seeds for up to 24 hours aid the germination

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 55-65ºF soil temperatures until germination. Sow into 3-4” sized containers or pots, seedlings do not like to be root bound. Using peat, cow, or paper pots can help with the stress of transplanting, they grow delicate roots and successful transplanting may be challenging. Transplant 24-30” apart after the last frost.

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow outdoors in early to mid-spring

Growth Habit: Upright branching

Height and Width: 24-36” by 24-36”

Spacing: 24-30” apart

Light Needs: Full sun 

Soil Needs: Average to fertile, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms in the second season

Uses: Cut flowers, borders, cottage and wildflower gardens, deer resistant

Care: Deadhead to encourage more flower production.