LUPINUS argenteus (Mountain Lupine)
Lupinus Argenteus is a species of Lupine known by the common name Mountain Lupine. This is a perennial herb growing straight to heights somewhere between 10 centimeters and 1.5 meters. I Sometimes its texture is silvery-hairy and sometimes nearly hairless. The flower cluster bears many flowers, sometimes arranged in spirals. These species spreads quickly to form colonies. It looks breathtaking when planted in mass.
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Scientific Name: Lupinus Argenteus
Common Name: Mountain Lupine
Plant Type: Perennial
Native Range: Western North America
Habitat: Grassland, Forests
Height: 18-24 "
Spread: up to 12 "
Zone: 5 to 10
Exposure: Full Sun/ part sun
Blooming Season: Summer/Fall
Attracts: Birds, Humming birds, butterflies
Flower Shape: Pea like shape
Flower Color: Blue, Purple, Whitish
Water Requirement: Low
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Clay
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Uses: Ground cover, Borders, Prairies and Meadows