Lupinus sericatus

/Lupinus sericatus

Lupinus sericatus


Cobb Mountain lupine

Lupinus sericatus is a rare perennial herb endemic to California.  It grows in the forest, woodlands, and chaparral areas of Northern California.  Cobb mountain lupine develops in an erect manner, reaching 3’h x 3’w.

Cobb mountain lupine has gorgeous broad silver foliage, and purple spring time flowers.  It is easy to grow, but needs full sun and excellent drainage.

Plant with Sticky monkeyflower, California brome, and California everlasting.  Also does well in containers with just a bit of gravel in potting soil.

Sun: Full Sun

Water: Dry, Light

Soil: Clay, Loam, Rocky

Other: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant

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