B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Lupinus albifrons is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE-LAVENDER to MAROON, racemes Spring - early Summer
SILVERY, 7-10 3cm. lfts.
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Lupinus albifrons seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Lupinus albifrons:
|Foothills Lupine, Silver Bush Lupin,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Lupinus albifrons seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak or chip the seeds.