Tall Russell Lupine
- Short-lived perennial
- Plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
- Flowers in reds, purples, yellows, pinks, and salmons
- Great for borders, ornamental plantings, and cut flowers
(Lupinus polyphyllus) Well-balanced mixture of lupines with a full color range. Perennial lupines are found growing wild from California to British Columbia. Steady improvements of the wild strains have been in progress by breeders for centuries. A great example of how flower breeders have taken a native species and selected for many different color combinations. Short-lived perennial, 3-4' tall.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14-21 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/8" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Can also be sown outdoors in early spring when soil is cool and a light frost is still possible, or in early autumn where winters are mild.