According to an article by gardening expert Diarmuid Gavin, Lupins are sometimes regarded by the cognoscenti as being “a little cheesy”.
Thankfully, however, they have undergone some critical re-evaluation in recent years, so it’s now cool to like them again.
We’ve got several fine specimens on our back garden, including this one here backlit by the evening sun.
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