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botanical name:
Lupinus 'Noble Maiden'
Lupinus 'Noble Maiden' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lupin
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.95m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: June
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Dense spikes of ivory white flowers. Seed grown hybrid. Deeply divided palmate leaves.

cultivation:
Prefers neutral to acid soil. Not long lived plants and susceptible to diseases and pests such as Lupin aphid. May self seed, but unlikely to come true. Deadheading will avoid unwanted seedlings and encourage a long flowering period.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Lupins fix nitrogen in the soil, improving fertility.

other notes:
One of the Russel Strain hybrids, Band of Nobles Series.

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