Lupin 'Terracotta'

This lupin and 'Beefeater' were the making of our Chelsea Cutting Garden. They dominated the most prominent corner and stole the show. More
1 x 9cm plant 190610-1 £7.95

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This lupin and 'Beefeater' were the making of our Chelsea Cutting Garden. They dominated the most prominent corner and stole the show.

Genus Lupinus
Variety Terracotta
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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Lupin 'Terracotta' reviews

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Reviewed 16th August 2019 by Jennie

Small plant which established well in its first year despite poor growing conditions and produced good flowers.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by John

The packaging and plant quality was first class.
The plant grows very robust and is a beautiful colour
Highly recommended

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Reviewed 22nd September 2018 by Andrew

Very good customer service as usual. Lupins have suffered a little in hot summer, even though well looked after.