lupinus perennis (sundial lupine, wild lupine, blue lupine, blue bonnets) native

Size: 1 litre
  • other common names: indian beet, old maids bonnets
  • compact spikes of showy flowers
  • blue-violet flowers with a white, central streak
  • occasionally flowers are pink or white
  • black, seed heads follow once the flowers finish
  • smooth, palmate leaves are bright green
  • bloom time: late spring to early summer
  • native to ontario
  • zone 3 
  • height 35-40cm 
  • spread 40-45cm
  • colour violet, purple (deep)
  • will thrive in a dry, well-drained, sandy or gravelly soil, in full sun or partial shade
  • once established they do not like to be transplanted
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts hummingbirds
  • attracts butterflies
  • rabbit resistant
  • poisonous
  • salt tolerant
  • native to ontario
  • rock garden