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Lupinus exubitus - Grape Soda Lupine

Lupinus excubitus grows to 4 feet tall and wide. The Grape Soda Lupine can be found on a variety of soil types, sand to shale scree. Lupinus exubitus grows from the Chaparral to the yellow pine forest. Lupinus exubitus grows in sunny locations and requires little or no water once established and is easily lost to excessive watering. Lupinus exubitus produces lavender to purple flowers with white centers Spring into Summer. In the garden, great drainage or adequate drying between irrigation cycles is a must. Lupinus exubitus is hardy into the low teens or single digits. Lupinus exubitus is often visited by the Marine Blue, Gray Hairstreak, Orange Sulphur Butterfly and White Lined Sphinx Moth.

Lupinus exubitus, Grape Soda Lupine

Lavender Purple flowers and silver foliage of Lupinus exubitus - Grape Soda Lupine. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plant pages from the genus Lupinus featured on this site:
Lupinus albifrons * Silver Lupine
Lupinus arizonicus * Arizone Lupine
Lupinus bicolor * Miniature Lupine
Lupinus chamissonis * Dune Bush Lupine
Lupinus exubitus * Grape Soda Lupine
Lupinus grayi * Sierra Lupine
Lupinus hirsutissimus * Stinging Lupine
Lupinus microcarpus densiflorus * Chick Lupine
Lupinus stiversii * Harlequin Lupine
Lupinus succulentus * Succulent Lupine, Arroyo Lupine
Lupinus truncatus * Collared Annual Lupine