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Lupinus polyphyllus 'Lupini Yellow Shades'

Lupini Yellow Shades Lupine

Lupine

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A lovely compact lupine producing spikes of luminous yellow flowers; a tremendous visual impact massed in the garden, border plantings or in containers

Description

A lovely compact lupine producing spikes of luminous yellow flowers; a tremendous visual impact massed in the garden, border plantings or in containers

Landscape Attributes

Lupini Yellow Shades Lupine is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Lupini Yellow Shades Lupine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Lupini Yellow Shades Lupine will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 12 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 10 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 3 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 inches (12 inches with the flowers)

10 inches

clay

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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