Bluebonnet

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Bluebonnet

Lupinus texensis, L.subcarnosus, L.havardii
Texas Bluebonnet
3

9 inches
3

6 inches
Texas
  • Central Texas
  • Texas
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Flowering
  • Attracts Pollinators

About This Plant

Full sun; a cool-season annual climaxing with spikes of blue flowers along Texas roadsides in mid to late spring. Also available in maroon, white, rosy-pink and light blue forms. Plant by seed on bare ground in mid-autumn; it can grow as a low groundcover over Bermuda grass during winter. An A&M Texas Superstar and, obviously, a native. There are three primary species in Texas: Lupinus texensis (Texas Bluebonnet), Lupinus havardii (Big Bend Bluebonnet) and, south of San Antonio, Lupinus subcarnosus (Sandyland Bluebonnet).

Maintenance

Spreading seed in fall, cutting back in the late spring.

Features

Plant Type:
Wildflowers
Size:
3-9" H, 3-6" W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Thin
Wildlife:
Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae, Pollinators
Flower Color:
Blue, White
Bloom Time:
March, April, May
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

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