Texas Bluebonnet

Texas Bluebonnet - Seeds & Bulbs

Texas Bluebonnet
(Lupinus texensis)

A Texas native, the state wildflower of Texas is a great annual for 'naturalized' wildflower areas. Readily reseeds. The one growing condition that is critical to Texas Bluebonnet is that it must have well drained soils, preferably silty or sandy. Can be used as a cut flower. If planted as a wildflower mix, this packet covers 15 square feet.

Average Count: 65 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Spring
Height: 1' - 2' tall
Exposure: Full Sun

Seeds per Pound: l4,500
Planting rate: l lb./700 sq. ft.; 60 lbs./acre

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED FOR WARM WINTER CLIMATES (including Texas, southern USA, California, coastal): Sept. or Oct.
Cold winter climates: as soon as the soil can be worked in spring.
When to Sow Inside: 8 weeks before last frost. Start in peat pots that can be planted directly in to the ground without disturbing the roots.
Seed Spacing: 4"
Days to Emerge: 15 - 25
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1' apart.

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