Lupinus 'My Castle' (Band of Nobles Series)
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, slightly acid, sandy soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to July
- Flower colour: rich red
- Other features: the seeds can cause severe discomfort if ingested
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Perfectly suited for hot themed borders, where the brick red flowers, which usually have a darker standard, will provide a dramatic burst of colour from early to midsummer. Stately and elegant, they look very impressive when planted in bold drifts, or mixed together with other summer flowering perennials.
- Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes in spring before the flowers appear and deadhead the faded blooms to encourage a second flush of flowers.
- Harmful if eaten
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