LUPINUS X RUSSELLII 'CHANDELIER'

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LUPINUS X RUSSELLII 'CHANDELIER'

$3.19 / packet

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Description

A superior hybrid variety of the popular cottage garden plant, this Lupin produces tall spires of tightly packed golden-yellow flowers rising above beautiful green clumps of palmate foliage. Lupins are very hardy plants, surviving extreme temperatures withstanding frost to at least minus 25°C (-13°F). Extremely attractive to bees and other pollinating insects, they create a strong impression in borders, ideal for adding colour, height and structure.

Sowing Advice

Soak seed overnight before sowing and germinate at 20 to 30°C (68 to 86°F) on the surface of good free-draining, damp seed compost. Apply a layer of compost or vermiculite, 3mm (1/8in) deep and place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 18 to 21 days. Thin out seedlings as they grow to 5cm apart. Plant out during September and October spacing 30cm apart for flowering throughout the following summer.

Key Facts

Family:Papilionaceae

Common name:Lupin

Classification:Hardy perennial

Height:90cm-1.2m

Packet Content:15+ (Approx)

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