Lupin 'Noble Maiden' Seeds

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Pollinator Friendly
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Fuss Free
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Most Light Conditions
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Hardy Perennial

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plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly
plant benefit
Fuss Free
plant benefit
Most Light Conditions
plant benefit
Hardy Perennial

soft spires of white floral blooms.

A stunning white flower to add to your garden beds that rise above ornamental green foliage. 

why it's special:

  • Flowers right the way through the season.
  • Ideal for Northern European climates.
  • Very attractive to pollinators.
  • Drought resistance once established.

when to sow


when to harvest

Plant size

1 m
60 cm


Sun or light shade.
soil conditions


Well drained soil.
urban growing


Feed once a year.

Our Top Tip

Young lupins should be watered often during dry months. Once established it will need little watering.

About lupin 'noble maiden'

Lupins (Lupinus polyphyllus) were introduced into Britain from North America in 1826. This traditional cottage garden perennial had the plain blue flowered spikes, occasionally with some whiter flowers. Fast forward to 1937 and the RHS awarded its highest honour to a George Russell for developing a strain of Lupins that caused a stir.
George Russell developed his Lupins by rigorous selection of seedlings, aiming and achieving a central stalk or spike totally obscured by colourful flowers. Bred for a long flowering period with unbeatable garden performance, he produced one of the most popular and distinctive plants in history, the ever popular ‘Russell Hybrids’

In The Records

Lupins gets their name from the Latin lupus, meaning wolfish, in reference to the false belief that Lupins devours 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.
Plant Type Perennial
Pot Size 60 cm
Pet/Baby Safe No.
Number of Seeds 40
Sowing Tips Sow singly per hole in damp, well drained soil. Cover with soil and place in a sealed clear container in a sunny spot until germination.
Delivery times 
Location Delivery Price Timings
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  Express £7.95 Next day delivery
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