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Lupinus 'Gallery Red'


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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour






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photo by Hanneke Reijbroek, copyright GAP Photos (231467)

Plant details

Gallery Red' is one of the popular Gallery Series of lupins. It makes a compact plant with spires of red flowers in early summer, at about the same time as the first flush of roses. A traditional favourite, lupins are a natural choice for cottage garden schemes. Flowering continues for 6-8 weeks, but if plants are deadheaded straightaway, they will often produce a few late flowers in early autumn. Lupins are fairly short-lived, especially if grown on limy soil.

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Lupinus

Cultivar: Gallery Red

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 75cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

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