lupin blended mix seeds

£3

Taking us to the English countryside in a heartbeat. These mix of bloom colours are great for bee, butterfly and pollinator visitors and for making you look live a gardening marvel. Not fussy for good soil and actually help to improve soil quality.

BOTANICAL NAME
Lupinus

NICKNAME
Lupin, Lupine

QUANTITY
70 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 1m
Width: 1.5m

CONTAINER SIZE
60cm width

SOWING
Indoor: Feb-Jun
Outdoor: Apr-Jun

GROW TIME
Germination: 7-10 days
Flowering: 90 days

SPACING
Sow: 3cm apart
Plant: 45cm apart

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Moist but well-drained
Water: Regular in hot weather
Food: Every 3 months in the growing season

COMPANION PLANTS
Buttercrunch Lettuce + Alliums

OUR TIPS
Newly sown lupins should be watered regularly during their first summer. Once the plant has established it will be more drought-resistant with a deep tap root.

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Pollinators
Makes the bees happy
Long-lasting summer blooms
Great for pots
Actually improves poor soil releasing nitrogen

HARVESTING
Cut spent flowers regularly to extend the flowering season.

MAKES FOR GREAT...
Cut flowers for a vase
Quick garden colours

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