The Governor Lupine

The Governor Lupine

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    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size

    #1 Plant
  • Zone

    3-8
  • Bloom Time

    Mid spring - early summer.
  • Height

    32 - 40 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Best in neutral or acidic soil. Avoid wet soils. Best in regular to dry soils.

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The Governor Lupine Description

Upright racemes of fragrant, bluish-purple and ivory blooms are perfect for texturally appealing arrangements and charming bouquets. Remove spent flower spikes for better blooming. Grows 32-40" tall.

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Details

  • Botanical NameLupinus 'The Governor'
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering TimeMid spring - early summer.
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower ColorBluish-purple and ivory-white
  • Flower FormFlowers are showy, in terminal dense racemes, 1-2' long. Spires look like closely-set sweet-pea type blossoms.
  • Foliage TypeBasal, deeply cut, rich green palmate leaves.
  • Growth RateModerate.
  • Height/Habit32 - 40 inches
  • Spread24 inches
  • Planting InstructionsPrefers a cool, moist area for long flower production. Mulch to conserve moisture.
  • Soil RequirementsBest in neutral or acidic soil. Avoid wet soils. Best in regular to dry soils.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningRemove spent flower spikes to encourage re-blooming, or to prevent plant from producing seeds.

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