|A hardy winter annual native to
Texas. Adopted as the "State Flower of Texas", this is the most commonly seen
variety along roadsides and in uncultivated pastures throughout the state. Flowers are
densely arranged on a spike with a characteristic ice white terminal tip. Bluebonnets
cannot tolerate poorly drained, clay based soils. Seed planted in poorly drained soils
will germinate, but plants will never fully develop. Seedlings will become either stunted
or turn yellow and soon die. Prefers a sloped area in light to gravelly, well-drained
soil. Requires full sun.
planting success with this species: 60%
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