Lupin Gallery Red
This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring. Position:
This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.
Position:full sun or partial shade
Soil:moderately fertile, well-drained, slightly acid, sandy soil
Rate of growth:fast-growing
Flowering period:June to July and September
Hardiness:fully hardy??This dwarf lupin produces densely packed spires of red, pea-like flowers in June and July above clumps of attractively lobed, mid-green leaves. Perfect towards the front of a sunny cottage garden border, as long as the faded blooms are removed promptly the plant will yield a second flush of flowers in September.?
Garden care:Deadhead the faded blooms to encourage a second flush of flowers. In autumn cover the crown of the plant to protect against frost damage.
Pets: TOXIC if eaten; Humans: Harmful if eaten
Eventual height 0.5m & spread 0.3m