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Wild Lupine

Botanical Name
Lupinus perennis
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
1 to 2 feet
Width
12 inches
Flowers
Late spring: erect stems of pea-like blue flowers, flowers can occasionally bloom in pink to white
Light
Full to part sun
Soil
Sandy, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Required sandy soils, does not do well in clay soils
  • Only host plant to the endangered Karner Blue butterfly
  • Host plant to the Fosted Elfin and Eastern Persius Duskywing butterflies
  • Attacts hummingbirds
  • Attacts bumble bees

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