A simply delightful two-tone (pink and white), annual lupine with a sweet, sumptuous scent (similar to sweet peas).
Exceptional cut flowers, stunning in flower beds and they'll also grow magnificently in pots.
Height: 75cm (30")
Where: Full sun
When: February to April indoors, March to June outside. Cover with 0.5cm of earth.
Spacing: 30cm (12")
Harvesting/Flowering: June to October
Tip: Lupines are ‘green manures’, which means they return nutrients to the soil, nourishing other plants.
A paradise for insects
Photo 1: Sonja Bannick