About Lupin Pixie Dwarf Mixed Color
Quite dwarf with short flower spikes suited admirably for the smaller garden and comes in a range of pastel colours. As desirable as any Lupin could be.
Lupins are easy to grow, but care should be taken to avoid the disease, and be warned, slugs love them! Allowing Lupins to set seed will weaken the plant for successive years so cut down flowering stems once the blooms fade.
|Common Name ||Dwarf Lupine Mix, Pixie Delight|
|Height ||12 to 18 inches.|
|Flower Colour ||Annual lupines come in lots of colors, and add wonderful quick bloom to flower gardens and meadows. This mixture was produced by crossing two native species with different colors, resulting in an almost endless variety of multi-colored blooms.|
|Bloom Time ||June - October
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
- Lupins are generally divided into tall types, which are typically sown in the summer and overwintered, and the shorter types, which can flower in the first year from an early sowing
Tree Lupins form a shrubby bush up to 1
5 metres in height
Sow Lupin seeds in late winter or early Spring, or in Late summer to early Autumn
Germination normally takes 14 – 21 days at 65-70F
Keep the germinating seedlings moist at all times
Prick out seedlings when two true leaves have developed and transplant into individual 3 inch pots
Grow on cooler, 15-18oC is ideal, and transplant into the garden when the pots are full of roots
Overwintered Lupins should be kept on the dry side, under protection, such as a well-ventilated polytunnel, greenhouse or cold-frame
Once planted out, Lupins prefer a sunny position
Lupin Pixie Dwarf Mixed Color care
- Dwarf lupin grows as a Perennial and is a Flower
- Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater)
- dwarf lupin is known for growing to a height of approximately 60
- 0 cm (1
- 95 feet)
- This variety tends to bloom in late spring
Dwarf Lupin is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year
- Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Watering ||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.|
|Soil ||Dry, Average, Well Draining soil.|
|Temperature ||60f t00 70f|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilzer.|
Lupin Pixie Dwarf Mixed Color special feature
The flowers of Pixie Delight Lupine will attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden including bumblebees, honeybees & butterflies as well.it has special fragrance.
Lupin Pixie Dwarf Mixed Color uses
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do lupin pixie dwarf mixed color grow?
On average lupin pixie dwarf mixed color grows 12 to 18 inches.
What color are lupin pixie dwarf mixed color ?
A lupin pixie dwarf mixed color plant bears flowers of color Annual lupines come in lots of colors, and add wonderful quick bloom to flower gardens and meadows. This mixture was produced by crossing two native species with different colors, resulting in an almost endless variety of multi-colored blooms.
How hard is lupin pixie dwarf mixed color to grow?
A lupin pixie dwarf mixed color is Easy
How much sunlight does a lupin pixie dwarf mixed color need?
A lupin pixie dwarf mixed color prefers Full Sun
How much water does a lupin pixie dwarf mixed color need?
A lupin pixie dwarf mixed color prefers watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.
What kind of soil does a lupin pixie dwarf mixed color need?
Dry, Average, Well Draining soil.
What temperature does a lupin pixie dwarf mixed color like?
How should I fertilize my lupin pixie dwarf mixed color ?
Apply any organic fertilzer.
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