Flower Database

Garden lupin

Basic information
Flower Name
Garden lupin
Formal Name
Lupinus polyphyllus
Alias
Lupinus, 昇り藤, Russell lupinus
Habitat
Southern Europe
Morph
perennial grass
Comment
Lupine (scientific name: Lupinus polyphyllus) is native to southern Europe and is a winter tolerant plant of the leguminous genus Rupinus. Stretch the inflorescence from the tip of the flower stem, Japanese wisteria A butterfly shaped flower resembling a wisteria, blooms upwards. It is strong against the cold but weak against the heat. The leaves divide like palms. The seeds contain alkaloids and are highly toxic, but they are also used as traditional Chinese medicine.
In Japanese name, it is also called "Shinto". Although similar, lupine is herbaceous and wisteria is woody, so it is botanically different.
Common name: Garden lupin, Scientific name:Lupinus polyphyllus, Another name: Nobolifuji (up Wisteria), Russell pinas, Lupin, Origin: South Europe , Life type: perennial plant, Plant Height: 40-150 cm , Shaped: inflorescence racemose inflorescence , Corolla: Butterfly-shaped , Flowering: May - June, Flower diameter: 2 cm Flower color: peach, purple, white, blue, blue-violet, red, orange and yellow.
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Lupinus
Species
L. polyphyllus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Botanic garden park
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
May Jun
Height
40  ~ 150  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2