LUPINS RUSSELL MIX SEED

LUPINS RUSSELL MIX SEED

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LUPINS RUSSELL MIX

Description
Russell’s Hybrids Mix Lupins Seeds 6530. This favourite June/July blooming perennial is valued for its tall, colourful spikes of blue, red, rose, white, yellow and blue/white bi-colours. Requires moist soil in full sun to light shade. Plants persistence is improved when protected from severe winter and summer stress. Prefers coastal and lake-effect micro-climates. Height 60-90 cm (24-36″). Hardy to Zone 5.

How to Grow
45-50 seed/gram. A somewhat finicky perennial to start, it requires a cooler temperature of 16 C (60 F) for germination (which normally requires about 20 days). Soak seed for 24 hours prior to sowing indoors 6 to 8 weeks before last frost date. After germination, grow on under lights at the same temperature before hardening off and transplanting to the garden in a sunny site. Direct garden seeding can also be done late in the fall.

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS
Early Summer

LIFECYCLE
Perennial

PROPAGATION
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Fall

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
15 to 25

LIGHT
Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Sturdy

HEIGHT
Medium Tall (60 to 90 cm)(24 to 36")

FROST TOLERANCE
Winter Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Prior Experience Beneficial

HERITAGE
Hybrid

FAMILY NAME
Papilionaceae

LATIN
Lupinus polyphyllus x hybrid

SUGGESTED USES
Cut flower, Fragrance, Massing in sunny sites., Vertical colour