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Lupinus nanus

Lupinus nanus

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

60cm

50cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Lupinus nanus Overview

    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 Lupinus nanus

    How to propagate Lupinus nanus

    Seed

    By seed for species when fresh in autumn. You can also propagate by seed, when fresh in autumn.

    Cuttings

    Forms by basal cuttings from non-flowering side-shoots in spring or early summer.

    Other uses of Lupinus nanus

    Grown for their large, imposing racemes of pea-like flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies