Lupinus perennis - Wild Lupine
Wild Lupine (Lupinus perennis) is a showy perennial legume that enhances the soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen into a useful form. Its leaves are palmately divided into 7 - 11 leaflets and surround the flowering stems. Its pea-like blue and purple flowers bloom in a raceme along the top of its low-growing stems. After bloom seedpods form and when ripe they tend to "explode" to help with its seed distribution. It is a host plant for the federally endangered Karner Blue Butterfly, which is native to the Great Lakes region.
Soil Moisture: Dry
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 1' - 2'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bloom Color: Blue, Purple
Bloom Time: May, June
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
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