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Lupin 'Dwarf lupin'


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Dwarf lupin is a variety of Lupin which is a member of the Lupinus family. Its botanical name is Lupinus 'Dwarf lupin'.

This easy to grow lupin produces clumps of leaves and tall spikes of flowers from late spring to early summer. Flowers attract bees.

For best results remove dead flowers to encourage repeat flowering. Great for borders, containers, shady areas, wildlife gardens or cut flowers.

Harmful if eaten.

Dwarf lupin grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Dwarf lupin is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.

Dwarf lupin Lupin is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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

How to grow Dwarf lupin

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Cut back to ground level in the autumn.

A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Dwarf lupin is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Dwarf lupin from seed

Soak overnight.

For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

Transplanting Dwarf lupin

Dwarf lupin is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Dwarf lupin