Lupinus – Mini Gallery™ Blue Bicolor
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Native to North America
Best in full sun to light shade. Rich, organic soil. Does not do well in areas with scorching summers--mulch their roots to cool them down. Cut back periodically.
Needs Good Drainage
Best used in landscapes.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Mass Planting
Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil
Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 100 - 150
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.
Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a moisture retentive but well drained soil mix.