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  • Toxic
  • Non-native

Lupin Variety

(Lupinus species)

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Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions. Some species and hybrids are invasive in some situations in the wild, especially river gravel banks in Scotland and on some road verges/railway lines.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Herbaceous Perennial
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August, September
  • Flower Colours
    Yellow, Purple, Red, Pink, White
  • Petals
    7+, Tubular
  • Arrangement
    Cluster
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    South, West, East
  • Soil Type
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Soil Moisture
    Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral

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