Lupinus arizonicus

Lupinus arizonicus

Arizona lupine

Drought tolerant; full sunlight. Numerous blue or purplish blossoms occur along flower spikes above bright green foliage in early spring. This annual species is generally found in the lower elevations of its range and is often displayed en masse following a wet winter. Performs well on disturbed, sandy areas such as washes, roadsides or open desert.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 12 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
52.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
135,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Blue - Purple
Blooming Season: 
Spring