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Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei

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Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
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Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
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Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
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Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei

Species Name: Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Common Name: Streamside Lupine

This lupine is suited for regular garden care or for moist areas near ponds and streams. Beautiful deep blue or purple flowers. Tolerates drought; does not care for full shade. Caution: seeds, leaves and stems are toxic.

Plant Family: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Late spring, summer
Flower Color: Deep blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Throughout California, including the Great Basin, excluding all Desert regions
Natural Habitat: Moist areas, less than 9,000 ft elevation.

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