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Lupinus 'Masterpiece' (Lupin 'Masterpiece')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lupinus 'Masterpiece'

Other names

Lupin 'Masterpiece'

Genus

Lupinus Lupinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Masterpiece' _ 'Masterpiece' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with palmate, mid-green leaves and erect, terminal racemes of deep purple-red flowers with orange flecks in early summer.


Lupinus 'Masterpiece' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Flower

Reddish-purple in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lupin aphid , Slugs , Snails Lupin aphid , Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


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Where to grow

Lupinus 'Masterpiece' (Lupin 'Masterpiece') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, light, slightly acid to neutral, well-drained soil (sandy soil is best for flowering). Does well in full sun or partial shade. Will not tolerate shade or chalky soil. May need staking.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Lupinus 'Masterpiece'

Other names

Lupin 'Masterpiece'

Genus

Lupinus Lupinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Masterpiece' _ 'Masterpiece' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with palmate, mid-green leaves and erect, terminal racemes of deep purple-red flowers with orange flecks in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested.


Colour

Flower

Reddish-purple in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Lupin aphid , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lupinus 'Masterpiece' (Lupin 'Masterpiece') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, light, slightly acid to neutral, well-drained soil (sandy soil is best for flowering). Does well in full sun or partial shade. Will not tolerate shade or chalky soil. May need staking.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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