Lupinus Gallery Rose

£6.99

  • Plant Fact File:
    • Plant Type: Perennial
    • Common Name: Lupine ‘Gallery Rose’
    • Botanical Name: Lupinus polyphyllus ‘Gallery Rose’
    • Mature Height: 30-45 centimeters (12-18 inches)
    • Spread: 30-45 centimeters (12-18 inches)
    • Growth Habit: Upright, Compact
    • Foliage: Palmate, Mid-Green
    • Flowers: Rose, Pink
    • Flowering Period: Late Spring to Early Summer
    • Hardiness: Fully Hardy
    • Aspect: Full Sun to Partial Shade
    • Soil Type: Well-Draining, Moist
    • Uses: Border Plant, Cottage Garden Plant, Cut Flower

    Description:

    Lupinus polyphyllus ‘Gallery Rose’, commonly known as Lupine ‘Gallery Rose’, is a compact and floriferous perennial valued for its striking spikes of rose-pink flowers and attractive palmate foliage. This cultivar belongs to the Gallery series, which is renowned for its compact growth habit and abundant blooms. ‘Gallery Rose’ typically forms dense mounds of foliage topped with tall flower spikes, creating a stunning display in the garden.

    Key Features:

    • Compact Growth Habit: One of the main attractions of ‘Gallery Rose’ is its compact and upright growth habit. Unlike some taller lupine varieties, ‘Gallery Rose’ forms neat mounds of foliage that stay relatively low to the ground, making it ideal for smaller gardens, borders, and containers.
    • Abundant Flowers: ‘Gallery Rose’ produces tall spikes of densely packed rose-pink flowers in late spring to early summer. The flower spikes rise above the foliage, creating a striking vertical accent in the garden. The abundant blooms are highly attractive to pollinators such as bees and butterflies, adding to the plant’s ornamental value.
    • Palmate Foliage: The foliage of ‘Gallery Rose’ consists of palmate leaves with multiple leaflets arranged like the fingers of a hand. The mid-green foliage provides an attractive backdrop for the colorful flower spikes and remains lush and healthy throughout the growing season.
    • Long Flowering Period: Lupine ‘Gallery Rose’ blooms for an extended period in late spring to early summer, providing weeks of vibrant color in the garden. The prolonged flowering period ensures that the plant remains a focal point of interest for an extended period, adding visual impact to borders, cottage gardens, and mixed perennial plantings.
    • Versatile Uses: ‘Gallery Rose’ is a versatile plant that can be used in various ways in the landscape. It works well as a border plant, adding height and color to flower beds and mixed borders. It can also be planted en masse for a dramatic effect or grown in containers on patios and balconies. Additionally, ‘Gallery Rose’ makes an excellent cut flower, allowing gardeners to enjoy its blooms indoors.

Out of stock