Plant Care Lupinus Perennis

Lupinus Perennis

Also known as

Wild Perennial Lupine, Wild Perennial Lupine, wild perennial lupine, wild lupine, sundial lupine, blue lupine, Indian beet and old maid's bonnets


Lupinus perennis

How to care for Lupinus Perennis


How often to water your Lupinus Perennis

Water needs for Lupinus Perennis
0.5 cups
every 9

Lupinus Perennis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lupinus Perennis

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Wild Perennial Lupine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lupinus Perennis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lupinus Perennis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Lupinus Perennis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lupinus Perennis in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Lupinus Perennis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lupinus Perennis: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lupinus Perennis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Lupinus Perennis

Lupinus Perennis

Lupinus Perennis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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