Lupinus texensis

Lupinus texensis

Texas bluebonnet

Drought tolerant annual; full sunlight. Flowers have dark blue petals, the upper petals white, aging to reddish purple. Blooms March to May in Texas where it is native. Widely adaptable.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
16 
- 20 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
20 
- 30 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
16,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Blue & White
Blooming Season: 
Spring