WILD BLUE LUPIN Lupinus perennis
Lupinus perennis (also wild perennial lupine, wild lupine, sundial lupine, blue lupine, Indian beet, or old maid's bonnets) is widespread in the eastern part of the USA (from Texas and Florida to Maine) and Minnesota, Canada (southern Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and on the coasts of the Arctic Ocean, where it grows in sandy areas such as dunes and savannas. The long flowers can be white, blue, purple, or pink, but are most often blue or bluish purple.
Type: Hardy perennial
Hardiness zones: 3-8
Note: This plant is known to have toxicity. The ingestion of these seeds or this plant can cause serious illness or death.
Seeds per pack: 10
Germination: Germination: Scarify the seeds between two layers of sand paper. We suggest an indoor sowing in pots. Place the seeds just below the surface of the soil and water in. Keep it continually moist. Once they are about 3-6" tall they can be planted outdoors in a sunny location. Water occasionally until established. Once established they are drought tolerant.