Lupin 'Noble Maiden' Seeds
Soft spires of white floral blooms.
A stunning white flower to add to your garden beds that rise above ornamental green foliage.
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Why it's special:
- Flowers right the way through the season.
- Ideal for Northern European climates.
- Very attractive to pollinators.
- Drought resistance once established.
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About Lupin 'Noble Maiden'
Lupins (Lupinus polyphyllus) were brought over from North America and introduced into Britain in 1826. The original cottage garden perennial had plain blue flower spikes with occasional white blooms. In 1937, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) conferred its highest honour on George Russell for his work in developing a strain of Lupins that became an instant sensation. Russell achieved this feat through a meticulous selection of seedlings that yielded a central stalk or spike completely covered with colourful flowers. His Lupins boasted an extended blooming season and exceptional garden performance, and soon became one of the most beloved and iconic plants of all time: the 'Russell Hybrids'.
In The Records
Lupins get their name from the Latin lupus, meaning wolfish, in reference to the false belief that Lupins devour nutrients from the soil. The peas, known also as “Wolf Beans” were also said to be fit only to be eaten by wolves.
|Features||Pollinator-friendly, great cut flowers, hardy-perennial|
|Locations||Terraces, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Lupinus x Russellii 'Noble Maiden'|
|Other Names||Lupin Russell Hybrids, Aka 'Fraülein', Large-leaved, Big-leaved and Garden Lupin.|
|Pot Size||60 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Known to be toxic|
|Number of Seeds||30|
|Sowing Tips||Sow a single seed per hole in damp, well drained soil. Cover with soil and place in a sealed clear container in a sunny spot until germination.|
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