Lupin Russell hybrids provides a superb colour range of two shades of a single colour and contrasting bi-colours. This is a true cottage garden variety and lupin russell hybrids will look stunning in any garden setting.
Approximate seeds per pack: 70
Sowing Indoors: Sow February to June and September, Soak seed overnight in warm water before sowing. Place seed on the surface of good free draining compost and cover with a sprinkling of compost or vermiculite to the seeds own depth. Place container in a propagator or a warm place at a temperature of 15-20°C (59-68°F) until after germination, which usually takes 18-21 days.
Sow/Plant outdoors: Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into pots and grow on in cooler conditions before planting out 30cm (12″) apart. Over winter September sowing in a cold frame and plant out the following spring.
Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.
Lupins are tolerant of most soils and are at their best planted in groups of 5 or 6 plants
Ideal when planted in containers on patios or similar were you can enjoy their elegance fragrance. Ideal when planted with fragrant daffodils
Plant: February to June and September.
Soil type: Moist well cultivated soils that are well drained.
Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.
Position: Prefer open planting in vegetable beds.
Flowering Time: May on wards
Flowering height: 100-120cms 40-48″)
Full growing instructions provided on each pack.