United States Edition



Belonging to the Lupinus genus, Lupin has a botanical name of Lupinus. Lupin grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Lupin is known for its erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Lupin is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Lupin have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Lupin

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Lupin is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Lupin from seed

Transplanting Lupin

Companion plants for Lupin

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Lupin so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Lupin

These plants will not grow well with Lupin so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Lupin problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Lupin plants:

Other names for Lupin


Lupinus L.

Latest Lupin Reviews

Lupin care instructions

How long does Lupin take to grow?

These estimates for how long Lupin takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!


Lupin Tags

Lupin Forums

No groups yet - why not start a new one?


Planet Green logo

Folia provides a user-friendly dashboard tool to help users know what plants are being sown and harvested, as well as weather forecasts, seed organizing, and photo organizing so that your garden can grow at its best.

More buzz about us...

Listen in on the Grapevine

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Rose | Carrot | Cucumber | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish