Dwarf lupin grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). dwarf lupin is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
Dwarf Lupin is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Dry, Average, Well Draining soil.
Lupins are generally divided into tall types, which are typically sown in the summer and overwintered, and the shorter types, which can flower in the first year from an early sowing.
Tree Lupins form a shrubby bush up to 1.
5 metres in height.
Sow Lupin seeds in late winter or early Spring, or in Late summer to early Autumn.
Germination normally takes 14 – 21 days at 65-70F.
Keep the germinating seedlings moist at all times.
Prick out seedlings when two true leaves have developed and transplant into individual 3 inch pots.
Grow on cooler, 15-18oC is ideal, and transplant into the garden when the pots are full of roots.
Overwintered Lupins should be kept on the dry side, under protection, such as a well-ventilated polytunnel, greenhouse or cold-frame.
Once planted out, Lupins prefer a sunny position.
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