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LUPINUS arboreus blue form

Commonly known as Tree lupin

Light blue flowers
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Available autumn 2020 -
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - 5- to 12-palmate, grey-green leaves composed of oval leaflets to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Blue - light blue
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy, vigorous shrub or subshrub with silky shoots. Pea-like flowers
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - attractive to insects
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, gall, mildew, leaf spot, viruses, fungal and bacterial rot
  • Place of origin - USA (California)
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - dense to lax, upright racemes to 30cm (12in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil - - light and moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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