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Lupinus polyphyllus

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.22 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lupinus polyphyllus Garden Lupin, Large Leaved Lupine, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
A stunning short-lived perennial plant with bright green palmate leaves. At the onset of Summer tall flower spikes emerge with purple, pink, yellow, blue or white blooms, making a bold and bright feature to the garden. As well as being a ornamental feature to the garden it does add nitrogen to the soil for other plants to uptake, a great companion plant also.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Cut Flower, Feature, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires a full sun position in a well-drained sandy soil. Fertilise annually. Remove spent blooms to encourage and extend blooming time. Pruning is not required.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted, Blue, Pink, Purple, White, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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