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Arizona Lupine
Scientific Name: Lupinus arizonicus (S. Wats.) S. Wats
Family: Fabaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-9, 14-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Heat Tolerance: Dies to the ground in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mohave desert: Southwestern USA (Arizona, Nevada, California), northwestern Mexico (Baja California, Sonora) below 2000 feet elevation (600 m)

Growth Habits: Annual, fleshy, 12 to 24 inches tall (30-60 cm); palmate leaves, 5 to 10 leaflets

Watering Needs: Regular to occasional water during the growing period


Blooming Habits:
Dark pink to magenta flowers on a 12 inches long raceme (30 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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