Wild Lupin

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Wild lupin growing in the wild.

Botanical Name: Lupinus perennis

Height: about 40 cm.

Season of bloom: June

Growing Conditions: Sun to part sun. Must have well-drained sandy soil.

Wildlife benefits: Potentially the host plant for the extirpated Karner Blue Butterfly

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No.

Remarks: The deep tap-root is unhappy in pot – often better to start from seeds than potted plants.

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