LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Manhattan Lights'

Commonly known as Lupin

Wonderful tall multicoloured spikes starting purple, turning bright pink and yellow.
Further Reading....
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Starting purple, muticoloured
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Yellow
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

LUPINUS Herbaceous 'Manhattan Lights'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, aphids, leaf spot, fungal and bacterial rot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Devon, UK
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Free draining sandy soil
    Light and moderately fertile
    Neutral to acid soil
    Prefers slightly acidic soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    (Toxic to pets if eaten)
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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