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Lupinus albifrons

Silver Bush Lupine

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Family: Fabaceae

Type: Shrub, 3'h x 3'w

Flowers: March to May

Flower Color: Blue/pink

Likes: Full Sun

 

Perennial shrub native to coastal and Sierra foothills. Extremely drought tolerant after established. Spring blooms of blue/pink flowers on spikes. Dormant in summer but retains leaves. Needs good drainage.

 

Use as an accent shrug among other plants that have different bloom timing.  Fuschias, Penstemons, Chrysothamnus, Ceanothus.

 

Does not need summer irrigation after established. 

 

Needs good drainage.

 

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