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botanical name:
Lupinus 'Polar Princess'
Lupinus 'Polar Princess' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lupin
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
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:
Spikes of pure white flowers.

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.

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