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Lupinus litoralis


Lupinus litoralis is known as the seashore lupine and is native to sandy sites along the coastline from BC to California.

Lupinus litoralis is known as the seashore lupine. It is native to sandy coastlines of western North America from BC south to California. It has sprawling, prostrate stems and purple, pink and white flowers. Pollinated by native bees including bumblebees. It is a larval host to many butterfly species. Photo: Wikipedia.

Common Name: Seashore Lupine

Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: Coastlines including moist sand dunes and beaches from BC to California.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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