Tall Russell Lupine

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(Lupinus polyphyllus) Well-balanced mixture of lupines with a full color range. Perennial lupines are found growing wild from California to British Columbia. Steady improvements of the wild strains have been in progress by breeders for centuries. A great example of how flower breeders have taken a native species and selected for many different color combinations. Short-lived perennial, 3-4' tall.

6-8 weeks before last frost
14-21 Days
24-36" Apart
Sun/Partial Shade

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors 1/8" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Can also be sown outdoors in early spring when soil is cool and a light frost is still possible, or in early autumn where winters are mild.