Lupine ‘Javelin White’

Lupinus cruickshankii

Features

  • Easy to grow
  • Fragrant
  • Medium producer
  • Pollinator-friendly

Description

Tall, elegant spires are adorned with snow-white florets with cheerful yellow throats. These regal flowers smell just like SweeTarts candy. To keep this great bouquet addition churning out flowers, pinch early and pick hard.

Details

Plant type: hardy annual
Height: 36 to 48 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 90 to 100 days
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: when 12 in tall

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 4 to 6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Succession-plant every 2 to 3 weeks for continual harvest.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when the bottom florets are just opening. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Details

Description

Tall, elegant spires are adorned with snow-white florets with cheerful yellow throats. These regal flowers smell just like SweeTarts candy. To keep this great bouquet addition churning out flowers, pinch early and pick hard.

Details

Plant type: hardy annual
Height: 36 to 48 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 90 to 100 days
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: when 12 in tall

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 4 to 6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Succession-plant every 2 to 3 weeks for continual harvest.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when the bottom florets are just opening. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Sources

How to Grow