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Lupine My Castle

Lupine My Castle

Winner of the Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious Award of Garden Merit, My Castle Lupine displays dense racemes of rich red blooms and a fine fragrance that leaves gardeners and homeowners in thrall. Add to that, My Castle's exceptionally attractive foliage, and it's no wonder this winning perennial is so popular. Spectacular spikes of brick red create a magnificent scene in mid spring to early summer, whether exhibited in borders, cutting beds or pollinator gardens. Lupines make excellent additions to fresh floral arrangements thanks to their tall, upright habit and bright colors. The plants are easy to grow and drought tolerant. A particular favorite of butterflies and other beneficial pollinators. Plant in dry, sunny sites for best results.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 32 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid spring to early summer.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship As#1 PLANT

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Botanical Name: Lupinus 'My Castle'

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SKU: #83783
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  • Botanical Name:

    Lupinus 'My Castle'
  • Size:

    #1 PLANT
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Pollinator, Drought Tolerant
  • Flower Color:

  • Flower Form:

    Flowers are showy, in terminal dense racemes, 1-2' long. Spires look like closely-set sweet-pea type blossoms.
  • Foliage Type:

    Basal, deeply cut, rich green palmate leaves.
  • Mature Spread:

    24 inches
  • Spacing:

    24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Prefers a cool, moist area for long flower production. Mulch to conserve moisture.
  • Soil Moisture:

    Best in neutral or acidic soil. Avoid wet soils. Best in regular to dry soils.
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Remove spent flower spikes to encourage re-blooming, or to prevent plant from producing seeds.
  • Winter Care:

    Mulch in cold Northern climate areas.
  • Planting Depth:

    Plant with the eyes just below the soil
  • Watering Requirements:

    Low to average water needs
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once or twice a year in spring and/or summer
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A-4B May 1, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5A April 10, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5B March 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6A March 13, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6B February 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7A February 23, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7B February 20, 2023 May 29, 2023
    8A February 16, 2023 May 8, 2023
    8B February 13, 2023 May 8, 2023
    9A-10B February 6, 2023 May 8, 2023

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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