silky lupine (Lupinus sericeus)

several stems with purple to white pea-like flowers in whorls along stems

silky lupine


Common name: silky lupine
Botanical name: Lupinus sericeus

Light: full to part sun
Height: 12 – 24 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant once established
Soil type: well-drained sandy to loamy soils

Perennial wildflower with silky, hairy foliage and 1/2″ purple to white flowers in whorls in midsummer (later than silvery lupine); sweet fragrance

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