Lupinus succulentus

Lupinus succulentus

Arroyo lupine

Previous scientific name(s): Lupinus succulentus var. layneae

Low to moderate moisture requirement; full sunlight. Annual with deep violet-blue flowers, blooms from February to May on low elevation foothills along the coast ranges. Also grows well along sandy or gravelly washes, roadsides, or open fields.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 28 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
20 
- 30 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
57.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
15,600
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Violet - Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring