Lupinus nootkatensis
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Lupinus nootkatensis


  family leguminosae 
  genus lupinus 

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Genus  Lupinus Species  nootkatensis Variety  Cultivar  Common names  lupine Family  LEGUMINOSAE Specimen number  S10125 Data source  HumGrdn p94
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Herbaceous perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Flower Growth form  Various Growth habit  Decumbent Overall height  3" - 1' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Well drained Optimal soil texture  Rocky Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 04a-10b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Lupinus nootkatensis has a good supply of nectar that hummingbirds feed on. Lupine can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -30� Fahrenheit. This plant does well in rocky soils. This species does best in full sun to partial shade. It needs soil that is well drained.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  yes Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Lupinus nootkatensis may have originated from Western United States.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Lupinus nootkatensis is an herbaceous perennial. Blossoms appear in March and continue through May.

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