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Texas Bluebonnet

Lupinus texensis

Also known as

Texas Lupine

Bluebonnet-8100 by Loadmaster (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

1 to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Texas Bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis)
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Texas Bluebonnet Overview

Lupinus texensis is a perennial species from the Fabaceae family, often grown as an annual. It's found growing naturally from Texas to northeastern Mexico and is commonly known by the names Texas Bluebonnet and Texas Lupine. This plant produces attractive 2-lipped, pea-like blue flowers on tall spikes. Foliage is divided into 5-7 leaflets which are palm-like in arrangement, slightly hairy and whitish along the edges.

How to propagate Texas Bluebonnet

Seed

Special features of Texas Bluebonnet

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees