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LUPINUS

Commonly known as Lupin


All flower JUL-AUG

FAMILIAR pea-like flowers in a myriad of colours, yellow, blue or white in the tree lupins and all colours, including bicolours, in the perennials.

Genus of about 200 species of annuals, perennials and semi-evergreen and evergreen subshrubs or shrubs. They are found widely distributed in dry, hilly grassland and open woodland on coastal sands or cliffs and on riverbanks in the Mediterranean, northern Africa and North, Central and South America.

Seeds from various species have been used as human and animal feed for thousands of years. With similar protein levels to soybeans, with less fat, gluten-free and packed with antioxidants lupin has great potential.

Like other legumes they fix nitrogen in the soil and can be used for enrichment.


  • Good to know - grown for the spikes of pea-like flowers in many colours.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, gall, mildew, leaf spot, virus, fungal and bacterial rot.
  • Place of Origin - Mediterranean, N. Africa, the Americas.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals and perennials.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Free draining sandy soil - light and moderately fertile.
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
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LUPINUS arboreus   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Tree lupin, Yellow tree lupin.
Tree lupin with pale yellow flowers
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Seeds £5.00 per packet
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individually £12.00 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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LUPINUS arboreus blue form

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Commonly known as: Tree lupin.
Light blue flowers
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LUPINUS arboreus white form

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Commonly known as: Tree lupin.
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Chandelier'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Golden yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Manhattan Lights'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
One of our best selling plants at Chelsea 2015. Wonderful tall multicoloured spikes starting purple, turning bright pink and yellow.
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each

LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Masterpiece'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Purple with orange markings
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'My Castle'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Deep rose-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Noble Maiden'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
White/creamy-white
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£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'The Chatelaine'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Pink with white flag
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'The Governor'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Blue with white flag
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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LUPINUS Herbaceous 'The Pages'

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Commonly known as: Lupin.
Carmine-red
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£9.50 each
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