Lupinus 'Manhattan Lights'
west country lupin
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: June
- Flower colour: regal mauve and yellow bi-colour
- Other features: the seeds can cause severe discomfort if ingested
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Unusual mauve and yellow bi-coloured blooms are produced in late spring. This perennial lupin is ideal for growing at the middle or back of a garden border, or can be planted up for pots on the patio. Remember to deadhead after flowering and protect against frost-damage by covering the crown of the plant.
- Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes in spring before the flowers appear and deadhead the faded blooms to encourage a second flush of flowers. Protect young plants from slug and snail attack.
- Harmful if eaten
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