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Lupin 'Texas Bluebonnet'


  • 3 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 4 stashed

Texas Bluebonnet is a variety of Lupin which is a member of the Lupinus family. Its botanical name is Lupinus 'Texas Bluebonnet'.

Native to Texas, it thrives in the SW and W. Rich, blue flowers appear in spring and summer.

Winter annual that cannot live in poorly drained soils.

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Texas Bluebonnet is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Texas Bluebonnet Lupin is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Texas Bluebonnet have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Texas Bluebonnet

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

It is a most to have well draining soil. A sloped area is preferred by bluebonnets. Do not overwater as they are very drought tolerant.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Texas Bluebonnet is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Texas Bluebonnet from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Texas Bluebonnet about 15 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Texas Bluebonnet

Texas Bluebonnet is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Texas Bluebonnet