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 located in Eugene, Oregon.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Lupinus Perennis in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Growing Lupinus Perennis in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.4% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 28.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.

Lupinus Perennis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Lupinus Perennis

Nutrient needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2021

The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

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 your location in Eugene, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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