Wild Lupine

  • Bloom Time: May – July
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Height: 24 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium-dry to dry

Caterpillar food for:
silvery blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus), columbine duskywing (Erynnis lucilius), orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme), clouded sulphur (Colias philodice), painted lady (Vanessa cardui), eastern-tailed blue (Cupido comyntas)

Butterfly food for:
olympia marble (Euchloe olympia), long dash (Polites mystic)

Attracts these pollinators:
bumble bees (Bombus spp.), mining bees (Andrena spp.), small carpenter bees (Ceratina spp.), syrphid flies (Toxomerus spp.), mason bees (Osmia spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers