Lupinus bicolor's flower color is blue. Directions, Shop For Plants It often shares habitats with other prolifically blooming spring and early summer wildflowers, including the California poppy. Seeds are scattered in the fall, germinate in the winter, flower in the spring and die back in the summer. small annual, not noticed but very useful in California ecosystems to add nitrogen to the soil so that other plants in the community can benefit. and stems hairy, banner 4 mm long, X 3mm wide, frt. Contact Us * Lupinus bicolor is cultivated as an ornamental plant, from seed sown in native plant, drought tolerant, and wildlife gardens, and in natural landscaping and habitat restoration projects. * Lupinus bicolor is a species of lupine known as the miniature lupine, Lindley's annual lupine, pigmy-leaved lupine, or bicolor lupine. Source: western San Luis Obispo County, California, Godd 9, February 22, 1997. coastal sage scrub. Pygmy-Leaved Lupine Lupinus bicolor - Pea Flower is up to 2" in height; plant grows low to ground and may cover large acreage. Source: western San Luis Obispo County, California, Godd 9, February 22, 1997. coastal sage scrub. Useful in revegetation mixes as I've seen it growing on some bad sites. * Fresh seeds to do not require pretreatment. blue and white, frt. Email SHORT questions or suggestions. small annual, … oblong, seeds 6, upper keel margins ciliate near tip, fls.whorled, lvs. Cart Contents. Lupinus bicolor's foliage type is na. * It is a showy flowering annual or perennial plant native to western North America, from northwestern Baja California, throughout California, and north to British Columbia. Pigmy-leaved Lupine. A fuzzy little lupine with gray leaves and blue flowers. - Useful in revegetation mixes as I've seen it growing on some bad sites. This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. California Native Plants are all we grow! Blog Do you like what we're doing with the pages? It is found in diverse habitats below 3,000 feet (910 m), including: grasslands; chaparral; oak, mixed conifer and Joshua tree woodlands; coastal sage scrub; and open conifer forests. Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are: * Lupinus bicolor is a species of lupine known as the miniature lupine, Lindley's annual lupine, pigmy-leaved lupine, or bicolor lupine. * The plants are of value to pollinators, including native bees and bumble bees. * This is a small, blue and white, annual lupine growing to 16 in. * It is a showy flowering annual or perennial plant native to western North America, from northwestern Baja California, throughout California, and north to British Columbia. in height. fls. This small annual, is adaptable to a variety of soils, but conditions are best with full sun, open areas, no additional water. This small annual, is adaptable to a variety of soils, but conditions are best with full sun, open areas, no additional water. Because they are annuals that die after they are done making seed, pygmy-leaved lupines, also known as ground lupines or blue-and-white lupines, are a good choice for rehabilitating nutrient-poor soils. We currently do not grow this plant. A fuzzy little lupine with gray leaves and blue flowers. The pea-like flowers occur in a short raceme and are subtended by small, palmately compound leaves. Communities for Lupinus bicolor:Coastal Strand, Mixed-evergreen Forest and Northern Coastal Sage Scrub. Sheffield's Seed Co. Inc. ©2020 P (315) 497-1058 8-4pm EST Email: seed@sheffields.com, Policies Shipping Information We Support Resource Center. Stored seeds may benefit from scarification or hot water. A usually small, grayish, hairy, branched plant with palmately compound leaves and blue-violet and white pea flowers arranged in whorls in short, thick, cone-like racemes. 3 mm wide. His genius continues to inspire us.