Lupine: Russell Mix - Seeds & Bulbs
After viewing a large meadow of lupine in New Zealand, I thought I would never see anything more beautiful. Lupine is planted in fall and grown as an annual in warm southern climates. The scent of the blooms is like honey. The mixture has a huge color range. Lupine is dramatic when planted in mass, but also looks good scattered. North America Native Wildflower.
Average Count: 60 seeds
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Height: 3' to 4'
Exposure: Full Sun
When to Sow Outside: Spring, after the last average frost, or earlier in warm climates where it is grown as an annual.
When to Sow Inside: 8 weeks before last frost. Lupine doesn't like to be transplanted, so start in peat pots that can be planted directly into the ground without disturbing the roots.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 15 - 25
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 18" to 24" apart