Lupinus diffusus

sky blue lupine

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: biennial
Size: Height: 2.5-3.5 ft    Width: 1-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      blue,lavender
Fruit Color: fruit color      green
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden where it can be used as a specimen plant.
Considerations: Hard to establish. Biennial, though may reseed.
Propagation: Seed. Known to be difficult to transplant especially if roots are disturbed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B