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

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' 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' 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' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘The Chatelaine’ (P-1122)
Each $7.50
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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' 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' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Lupinus ‘The Pages’ (P-1420)
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Dainty blooms and unfurling leaves forge an early spring treasure trove of color and texture.

In the last ten days, we’ve experienced all kinds of weather at Digging Dog, including frosty mornings, torrential downpours, deafening hail, glorious sunny 70 º afternoons and even sleet! Thankfully spring is almost here and signs of its arrival grow more evident every day. Brimming with possibility, youthful growth and pristine delicacy, the early spring garden is a fresh treasure trove of color and texture. The plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye while walking through the nursery and along the surrounding borders. Hopefully, a handful of them will spark your interest as well! All of us here at the nursery wish you a very happy spring and countless happy afternoons digging in a garden!

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