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Lupinus latifolius var. parishii

Common name Parish's lupine, broadleaf lupine
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial (don't know zones)
Flowers purple
Light part shade
Cultural notes moist soil
From seed Nick and soak, germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

This variety is mostly described as a wildflower. We'll see how it does in a garden setting.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Scarified lightly with sandpaper, soaked 1d. Baggy 70F (10%G, 4-10d). It took much harder scarification (rougher sandpaper treatment, or knife-nicking) to germinate the rest, but eventually 100% germinated

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