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Lupinus perennis (Fabaceae)
A hardy perennial, native to Maine and Southern Ontario extending westward throughout the central and mid-western regions of the United States south to Florida. Flowers are arranged on upright spikes varied in color from deep blue to purple shades. Requires a dry, well-drained sandy or gravelly soil in full sun. Cannot tolerate heavy soils. A very adaptable and versatile species.
Average planting success with this species: 60%