Lupinus perennis


Common Name: sundial lupine
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:14 to 30 inches
Width:12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:well drained, acid
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:blue-violet pea-like in spike
Bloom Time:early summer
Comments:Larval plant for endangered Karner Blue butterfly.
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: John Oyston