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Lupins

Categories: Plants and Seeds.

  Lupins are a tall perennial plant that prefers full sun and dry soil. They bloom in late spring or early summer, usually around June.  Lupins are of Egyptian or East Mediterranean origin. The plant belongs to the Lupinus family of legumes.  Pea like flowers grow on a tall flower spike.  I remember a huge clump of lupins that my Dad had growing just outside his kitchen door in England.  When asked why they grew so well he used to say he emptied his teapot on them each morning! Lupin seeds do not always grow true to the colour of
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