Lupin - Russell - My Castle
The wonderful spikes of this flower are various shades of red. It is a hardy perennial, growing to the height of 100 cm, which is a valuable nitrogen fertilizer (leguminous).
Sow directly in sun or shade in any type of garden soil. In heavy clay soils, best treated as biennials. In light soils, sow in late summer /autumn; and in February /March for heavy soils. If seedpods are removed after flowering, it will often produce second flush of flowers.