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Lupinus polyphyllus Russell Pink

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lupinus polyphyllus Russell Pink Garden Lupin, Large Leaved Lupine, ,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

A stunning short-lived perennial plant with bright green palmate leaves. At the onset of Summer tall flower spikes emerge with pink 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, Sandy, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
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