BRED BY WESTCOUNTRY NURSERIES, AVAILABLE THROUGH FLAMINGO HOLLAND

How long has it been on the market?
Introduced in spring 2017

Grows to height/width
Features 24- to 36-inch spikes of single flowers and grows to a width of 24 to 30 inches

Sun/shade requirements
Full sun to part shade

USDA Zones
Tested and hardy to USDA Zone 5

Consumer care requirements
Performs best in full sun to part shade in moderately fertile, light soils that are slightly acidic (lupine dislike limey soils.)

Display Tip:
Excellent for 2- to 3-gallon containers, with large flower spikes closely packed, showcasing the strong and unique colors of the individual bells. The massive display of flowers will support a higher price point than other lupine varieties on the market.

Key features:
The Westcountry Lupine series, which flowers from late April to early June, features seven solid and bicolor lupines with distinctive colors and unusual hue combinations. One plant can fill a 2-gallon pot, and their sturdy stems keep them safe in shipping and support strong garden performance. Westcountry Lupine can be used as a specimen plant in the landscape or as a centerpiece in premium patio containers.

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