Lupine is an herbaceous perennial that are members
of the legume or pea family.
Other Names: Large-leaved Lupine, Big-leaved
Lupine, Garden Lupin, Wild Lupine, Lupin, Blue
Descriptions: Lupine have spike flowers
similar to sweet-pea, and star-like foliage.
Size: Lupines grow up to 4 feet tall.
Symbolism: Lupine flowers are symbolic
of imagination. Lupine represent voraciousness,
Grow Details: Lupines are moderately easy
to grow, in the right conditions.
Soil Type: Well
Drained Loose, Sandy Soil
Soil PH: PH 6.5 - 7.0
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height: Lupines grow up to 4 feet
Flower Colors: Purple, Pink, White,
Yellow, Red, Blue, Bi-Color
Propagation: Propagate lupine by
Blooming Period: May to June
Type: Annual or Perennials
Herbal Remedy Properties: Lupine is poisonous,
particularly to sheep and horses. A drug, however,
has been extracted from the lupine plant that
is used for cardiac arrhythmias.
Native Area: Lupine is native to western