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Lupinus texensis (State Flower of Texas, Texas Bluebonnet)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 26133



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Lupinus
Species: Lupinus texensis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Herb
  • Perennial
  • Wildflower
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • March
Flowering End edit
  • June
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Palmate
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Centre Piece
  • Container/Patio
  • Edging
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Cottage Garden
  • Low Maintenance Garden
  • Wildflower Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Dry
  • Tolerant of Most Types
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Butterflies (larvae/caterpillar food)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
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toni (29853) wrote on Aug 24 2009
One of 5 Bluebonnets (Lupines) designated as Texas State Flowers

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