Westcountry™ Gladiator Lupine

Lupinus 'Gladiator' PP #23,075

SKU
32842
A bigger, better rendition of a summer border classic, this extraordinary hybrid produces a fantastic display of tall, showy flower spikes. Lush foliage with big clusters of dramatic bicolor orange and yellow blooms make a huge impact in patio containers or flower borders. An excellent cut flower.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationloo-PY-nus
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCranesbill (Geranium); Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Columbine (Aquilegia)

Prefers a sunny site and rich, fast-draining soil. Water regularly and deeply, allowing the soil to dry slightly between intervals; avoid overhead watering. Trim spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May be pruned back to 6 inches after blooming, to rejuvenate the foliage.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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