Lupinus caudatus

Lupinus caudatus

Tailcup lupine

Low to moderate water requirement; full sunlight. Perennial with deep blue flowers, blooms May to September in open areas throughout the Great Basin. Performs well at high elevations, especially sagebrush flats or alluvial plains.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
20 
- 30 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
54.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
18,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer