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PlantFiles: Arroyo Lupine, Succulent Lupine
Lupinus succulentus

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lupinus (loo-PIE-nus) (Info)
Species: succulentus (suk-yoo-LEN-tus) (Info)

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8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kelli On Mar 7, 2003, Kelli from L.A. (Canoga Park), CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Plant self-sows generously. It is drought-tolerant, but gets bigger and has more flowers with more abundant water. The plant is an annual but it blooms for months. Also called foothill lupine.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Canoga Park, California
Chico, California
Long Beach, California
Mountain View, California
Richmond, California
Sacramento, California
San Jacinto, California
Ventura, California
West Covina, California
Walsenburg, Colorado
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Kalama, Washington



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