Here are a few general things about Blue Lupine to see if it is right for you. What is Wild Perennial Lupine's native range? Indigenous to: Most of the US and Canada east of the Mississippi Where Wild Perennial Lupine is naturalized or can be grown all over the USA. Regions: All regions of North America. Zones: 3-9 States: How to grow Perennial Lupine (Lupinus perennis) Soil preference: Adaptable, but like all lupines, prefers loose, sandy soil. Sun/Shade: Needs full sun for best results. Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained soil. Instructions for successful planting: Like all lupines, the seed of this one is large and hard. Many soak the seed before planting to soften the seed coat. Others recommend scratching the seed with sandpaper or a file to help the hard seed coat 'break' after planting.