Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons
From California Natives Wiki
Species Name: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons
Common Name: Silver Bush Lupine
- Attractive bloom and foliage. Silver leaves shimmer beneath long clusters of purple flowers. Long-lived and reliable. Caution: seeds, leaves and stems are toxic.
- Plant Family: Fabaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 3' H x 5' W
- Growth Habit: Dense, spreading
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full or part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Purple
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Thoughout California
- Natural Habitat: Open sand or rocks below 6,000'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.