Staircase™ Red and White Lupine

Lupinus

SKU
44971
Dramatic two-toned flower spikes of red and white add a colorful vertical accent to perennial beds. Unlike most lupine, the Staircase™ series doesn't require cool temperatures to flower, making it a great selection for warmer climates. An excellent cut flower. Herbaceous.
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4-8

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Water regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between intervals.

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Botanical Pronunciationloo-PY-nus
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between intervals.
Companion PlantsCranesbill (Geranium); Columbine (Aquilegia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata)

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: 4-8

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