Lupinus 'Beefeater' is a deciduous, hardy, clump forming perennial growing to approx. 1 m x 50 cm spread. Produces upright spires of closely packed brick-red flowers each with a small yellow fleck in the centre of the upper petal. Flowers early to midsummer. Easily grown in any reasonable well-drained soil (not alkaline) in sun/part-shade in a sheltered position.