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Russell Lupin

Lupinus x regalis

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Fabales
Family:
Fabaceae (Pea)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
120 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, riversides, roadsides, wasteland.

Flower:
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Variable in colour, 5 petals
 
Usually dark blue or purple pea-like flowers in whorls up the stem and forming a spike.
Fruit:
Pea-like pods.
Leaves:
Greyish-green palmate leaves, covered in silvery hairs. Stalked leaves.
Aroma:
Most species have a likable aroma.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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