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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