Hartweg's Bluebonnet (Lupinus 'Sunrise')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Lupinus hartwegii subsp. cruickshankii

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 18 in
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches (30-45 cm)
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Multi-Color: Blue, white, yellow and bronze
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Inflorescence Height: 18 in
Foliage Mound Height: 12 in
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
P (Phosphorus)
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: soak seeds
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 29, 2018 Seeds germinated
5 (p.m.)
MrsBinWY On March 25, 2018 Seeds sown
10 seeds (soaked until swelled) from 2014 garden in 2.25" pots; put in melon hoop during day & back in house at night for germination
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