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Lupinus (Lupine or Bluebonnet)
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Including Lupinus varieties Chandelier, The Pages, The Governor, The Chatelaine, and Noble Maiden

Lupinus

Lupinus

Lupine or Bluebonnet

Laden with tightset pealike blossoms, Lupine’s sweetly scented, 10 to 12 in. spikes tower above good-looking foliage. Radiating out, like the fingers of a hand, rich green leaves collect glistening beads of water with their silky hairs.

Developed by George Russell, an English plantsman, these stately, June blooming hybrids present one of the longest and most spectacular floral parades at that time. A lover of cool weather and moist, well drained soil, Bluebonnets detest hot, humid conditions, and look their best planted in groups. We cultivated the following Russell hybrids from seed.

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Lupinus ‘Chandelier’  full sun
Lupinus  Chandelier

Conjuring an incandescent, uplifting image, this Lupine’s dark blue-green foliage is brightened by luminous milky white and lemon-yellow columns of bloom.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3-1/4' high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘Chandelier’ (P-1191)
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Lupinus ‘Noble Maiden’  full sun
Lupinus  Noble Maiden

‘Noble Maiden’ lays claim to her name, featuring lofty towers of creamy white blossoms and deeply fingered foliage.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3-1/4' high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘Noble Maiden’ (P-1123)
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Lupinus ‘The Chatelaine’  full sun

Cast in alluring pink and pearly white, this mistress presents a leafy foundation heightened by spires, not quite castle-size but still imposing!

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3-1/4' high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘The Chatelaine’ (P-1122)
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Lupinus ‘The Governor’  full sun
Lupinus  The Governor

Proud banners of marine blue and ivory flowers are prominently displayed above the pleasing palmate foliage.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3-1/4' high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘The Governor’ (P-1121)
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Lupinus ‘The Pages’  full sun
Lupinus  The Pages

Handsome, prominently segmented leaves etch a verdant support for the soaring flowery steeples warmed by feisty carmine-red hues.

Blooms May–June.

Size: 3-1/4' high x 18"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘The Pages’ (P-1420)
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Sterling Spring blooming shrubs, plus head-turning Perennials.

Here’s the tall and short of it…

Sterling spring blooming shrubs, all dressed in classy green leaves and crisp white flowers. Viburnum plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’ is the largest of our featured shrubs, fashioning graceful somewhat horizontal branches adorned with snowy lace caps. Cultivated since 1868, well-loved Spiraea x vanhouttei makes a shapely low maintenance addition to sunny mixed borders, while smaller-statured Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko' offers a galaxy of dainty white blooms perfect for the rockery, nestled along steps or in a container.

Head turning Perennials

Nearly 65” of rain coupled with chilly spring days spawned a remarkable surge of lush foliar growth, plus spectacular long-lasting flowers in our nursery & garden this year. Spring is always such an exciting time as we watch the multitude of leaves, buds and blooms that seemingly unfurl over night plus the numerous new shoots stretching skyward. Dicentra ‘Gold Heart’s delicate golden foliage glows in dappled shady niches, while the dark leaves of Eupatorium ‘Chocolate’, Astrantia ‘Moulin Rouge's exquisite domes, and the richly colored Sedum ‘Jose Aubergine’ promise to turn more than a few heads in your garden. Perhaps you could let Campanula ‘Blue Waterfall’ cascade down your garden steps, or brighten up a sunny bed with Geum ‘Prinses Juliana’. We hope you’ll make room for a few of these shrubs & perennials. Our extensive display borders which surround the nursery are now open through Colombus Day weekend. Our first guided Saturday Stroll is June 24th., followed by July 15th & 29th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer.

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