Lupinus latifolius

This lovely nitrogen-fixing plant has numerous stems with whorls of blue to purple flowers and palmate leaves.

 

Lupinus latifolius (c) Joe Mabel

Photo credit: Lupinus latifolius (c) Joe Mabel

Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund

Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund

  • Lupinus latifolius (c) Joe Mabel
  • Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund
  • Lupinus latifolius (c) Walter Siegmund

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Riparian Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Shrub Swamp
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
2-4 ft.
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
drought tolerant
Special Uses:
Attracts native bees, bumble bees, butterflies; Deer Resistant