Sundial Lupine Seeds / Lupinus perennis

$2.50

Shipping to United States: $3.95


Grown & Harvested in the USA

Common name: Sundial Lupine

Light: Full Sun, Partial
Soil: Sand
Moisture: Dry
Benefits: Pollinators, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Host Plant
Height: 1'-2'
Blooms: May, Jun
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Color: Blue
Spacing: 1'
Root: Taproot

Native distribution:
USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , ON

The federally endangered Karner blue butterfly relies on Lupinus perennis as a larval host plant. For that reason there is considerable interest in reestablishing colonies of lupine. Trying to transplant an adult plant is a waste of time, but colonies are easy to start from seed, assuming the location is sandy and sunny, with little competition from weeds. The seedlings develop a tap root quickly and benefit from watering while they are getting established.  Seeds should be scarified to enable water to be more easily absorbed through the very hard seed coat.

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4-7 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 7 business days

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