Lupin Red Rum

Part of the West Country Lupin Collection.
Heavily scented majestic spikes of rich red flowers create a stunning display from mid May. West Country Lupins are a very strong form of the traditional Lupin.

Month Available: April

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: None

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Flowering late spring to early summer.

Height / Spread: 90cm x 60cm (36in x 24in)

To get a good display of these wonderful Lupin, dress with bonemeal or seaweed before and during the growing season.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Slugs, Snails.

Plant Care: Removing the flower spikes in the first year will allow the plant to establish.

Care and Time: Low - summer

Warning: Harmful if eaten. Skin and eye irritant.

Benefits: Wonderful form of an old favourite. Strong growth and disease resistance. Scented flowers.

History: Introduced by Sarah Frances Conibear, of West Country Lupins in Devon.

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