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
• Family: Fabaceae
• Native: Mexico
• Hardiness: Annual
• 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: ⅛"
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 10"
• Thinning: When 1' tall, thin to 1 every 10"