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Lupin West Country 'Beefeater'

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West Country Beefeater has intense, vibrant red, pea shaped flower spikes, with tiny yellow flecks. What a fabulous display of colour they produce, soaring above it's deep green foliage. In containers or borders, Beefeater will standout from the crowd.
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    About the Lupin West Country 'Beefeater'

    Care Instructions

    Lupins like well drained or even sandy soil. A sheltered spot where wind won't damage their tall blooms. Water well until established, then throughout dry spells.

    Position, sunlight and more

    Lupins enjoy the sunshine, so in a warm, bright position they will flourish. Full sun to partial shade.

    Height and Spread

    West Country Beefeater will grow to 75cm in height and spread up 70cm.

    Feeding, Pruning & more

    Feeding - Lupins do not generally need feeding, once they are in the ground. If they not flowering, try adding a potassium rich feed for a little while.
    Pruning - Perennial Lupins can be pruned around October, cut them back to the ground. Deadhead all when flowers have finished blooming.
    Propagation - Basal cuttings are a great way to not only give you new plants, but you can grow an exact replica of your favourites.

    Our pot & plant size explained

    At Newlands Nursery we grow and sell plants in a variety of different sizes, from small starter plants up to planted containers. 

    We know it can be tricky to picture the size of each plant. This page gives you an idea of the size of the plants we are sending out.

    Please keep in mind that plants vary from one season to the next. The size of the plant refers to the pot or plug it is grown in, rather than the height of the plant, unless specifically mentioned on the plant page. 

    Picture of plug plant size

    Starter Plant (Plug Plant)

    Plug Size: 2cm by 4cm. Our most popular size. This is often the most economical way of buying plants and is a great way to get a head start on the season. Generally this size is best to be potted up before planting out.

    Picture of Jumbo plug plant

    Jumbo Plug

    Plug Size: 6cm by 7cm. A fantastic alternative to a 9cm pot and saves on plastic too. The plants in this size are well established and give you a head start. This size is perfect for planting straight into containers and baskets as well as the garden.

    Picture of 9cm pot

    9cm pot

    Pot size: 9cm by 9-10cm. This size hold some well established plants, some of which maybe around 1 year old. We sell most of our ranges in this size and most of the plants sold in this size, are established enough to be planted straight outside.

    Picture of 13cm or 1 litre pot

    13cm or 1 litre pot

    Pot size: 12-13cm by 12-15cm Currently our largest size of plant, with the exception of our planted containers. Many of our House Plants are available in this size, as well as some special collections and varieties.

    • Flowering time and interest

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