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The Texas Bluebonnet, 'Lupinus texensis', is the state wildflower of Texas and it displays impressive spikes of blue flowers in the spring. Texas Bluebonnets are a great annual for naturalized wildflower areas. It also can be seen along roadsides and in fields in the southern USA. The Texas Bluebonnet has multiple 1/2 inch blue flowers on spokes and a white terminal tip. The blooms last for about 4 weeks in the spring.The Texas Bluebonnet can be planted anywhere, but it does best in climates where it can be planted in the fall and overwinter to produce spring flowers and planted in well drained soils that are sandy or loamy. In cold climates plant in early spring, as soon as the soil can be worked. Texas Bluebonnets are used for cut flowers and for planting in mass in wildflower areas.
Scientific Name : Lupinus texensis

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