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Lupinus hirsutissimus - Stinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine (Seed)

Lupinus hirsutissimus - Stinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine (Seed)

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  • Lupinus hirsutissimus - Stinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine (Seed)
    • Lupinus hirsutissimus - Stinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine (Seed)

    Lupinus hirsutissimus - Stinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine (Seed)

    An annual lupine with beautiful rosy purple flowers and leaves and stems curiously covered in stinging hairs. Found locally. Seeds sown in fall need no additional irrigation; water transplants for 3-4 weeks after planting.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameLupinus hirsutissimus
    Common NameStinging Annual Lupine, Stinging Lupine
    Plant TypeAnnuals
    Height by Width3ft. x 2ft.
    Flower ColorPurple, Violet, Lavender, Pink, Magenta, Rose
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Sowing PretreatmentHot water soak

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination

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