Pixie Delight fits into gardens where many other lupines are just too large. This variety is only 12″-18″ tall with loose, 8″ spikes of flowers in attractive shades of pink, blue, purple, and white. Some flowers may be bicolored for added variety. Grow in groups for a splash of summer color. Tolerates poor, dry soil, and is ideal for use in containers, rock gardens, and small garden beds.
Botanical Name: Lupinus mexicanus
Plant Dimensions: 12″–18″ tall
Variety Information: Multiple ½” flowers on spikes. Includes white, pink, blue, purple, and bicolors often with purple-dotted white or yellow markings. Flowers have a delicate scent.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Spring to summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Sow in late fall or early winter for blooms the following spring. May also be sown 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, but will flower later.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended.
Days to Emerge: 15–35 days
Seed Depth: 1/8″
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 10″
Thinning: When 1' tall, thin to 1 every 10″