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 San Antonio, Texas.

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 San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

59% Medium

Growing Lupinus Perennis in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.

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 San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.7% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 20.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Lupinus Perennis in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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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 🚫.

San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.

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 San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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