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This genus consists of about 200 species of annuals, perennials and semi-evergreen and evergreen shrubs and subshrubs. They produce upright spikes of showy pea-flowers in a range of colours including blue, purple, pink, white, yellow, orange and red. They are fully to frost hardy, and will prefer sun with well drained, alkaline soil.
Common problems with Lupin
How to propagate Lupin
By seed for species when fresh in autumn. You can also propagate by seed, when fresh in autumn.
Forms by basal cuttings from non-flowering side-shoots in spring or early summer.
Other uses of Lupin
Grown for their large, imposing racemes of pea-like flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies