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Streambank Lupine

Lupinus rivularis

Plant Description

Sprawling perennial lupine with short stalks of striking purple flowers that bloom spring to summer. Good for rain gardens, butterfly gardens and meadows, it attracts a variety of pollinators and hummingbirds. Like other pea-family plants, lupines help to fix atmospheric nitrogen.

CAUTION: All lupines are toxic to livestock and domestic animals.

Plant Details

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Shade Preference
Mature Height 1-4'
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