Lupin 'Beefeater'

The brightest and loveliest of red lupins, part of the 'Westcountry' series, whose flower spikes are densely packed and longer-flowering than others. More
1 x 9cm plant 190613-1 £7.95 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 190613-3 £22.50 Delivery late February
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The brightest and loveliest of red lupins, part of the 'Westcountry' series, whose flower spikes are densely packed and longer-flowering than others.

Genus Lupinus
Variety Beefeater
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Lupin
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (35in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Dig a planting hole in well-drained soil. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. Plant and firm in place. Water in well and protect from slugs and snails.
Care Tips Remove flowers as soon as they go over to encourage a late season bloom. Watch out for aphids between April and September, rub them off by hand or with a blast of water, badly infested flower spikes can be removed.
Flowering June - July
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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