Texas Bluebonnets - One Of My Favorite Things About Spring

One of my favorite things about Spring is having our beautiful Texas Bluebonnets in full bloom once again.  We have had ample rain fall for Spring so far, these little flowers are coming up strong and fields of brilliant blue color are everywhere.  They do not last for long, though, so we also have a number of cars pulled over at hillsides with busy photo enthusiasts taking family photos amidst the blooms.

The Texas Bluebonnet is an annual native to Texas, and our State Flower.  It thrives in full sunlight in gravelly, well-drained soil.  These factors are why it is most commonly seen on hillsides along roadways or pastures that are uncultivated.  They are easy to grow from seed with these factors taken into account when planting.  So you can have your own Bluebonnet garden to enjoy each and every year.

Texas Bluebonnets Jeffrey Pang

 

From Wikipedia Commons:

Description

Just south of Dallas, TX. March, 2012.

Date 31 March 2012, 10:06
Source Texas Bluebonnets
Author Jeffrey Pang from Berkeley, CA, USA

 

 

www.LisaSellsTexas.com

 

Lisa Von Domek

 

Lisa Von Domek
BROKER/ASSOCIATE/REALTOR, 
ABR, AHWD, ALHS, ASP, BPOR, CAPS, CDPE, CGP,
CLHMS, CMS, CRS, CSP, e-PRO, GREEN, GRI, MRP, PS, QSC, SFR, SRES, TAHS, TRC
Lisa Von Domek & Associates, LLC / Real Living Real Estate Group 
Phone:      972-849-1300 
Email:        Lisa@LisaVon.com      
Website:   www.LisaVon.com

Multi-Million Dollar Consultant

Texas Licensed Real Estate Broker

 Accredited Buyers RepresentativeAccredited Staging ProfessionalAt Home With DiversityCertified Residential Specialist  Certified Aging-in-Place SpecialistGraduate Realtor Institute      Certified Distressed Property Expert  e-ProSenior Real Estate Specialist      GREEN Realtor             Military Relocation ProfessionalShort Sale and Foreclosure CertifiedTexas Affordable HousingTransnational Referral Certified       Institute for Luxury Marketing        Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist  ALHS  AR Top Contributor     Wounded Warrior Project

 

 

Addison TX Real Estate  Allen TX Real Estate  Argyle TX Real Estate  Cedar Hill TX Real Estate

Dallas TX Real Estate  DeSoto TX Real Estate  Duncanville TX Real Estate  Grand Prairie TX Real Estate Midlothian TX Real Estate Plano TX Real Estate  Red Oak TX Real Estate  Waxahachie TX Real Estate

 

 

Lisa

Information, written commentary, photos, original verse, etc… are the property of this author and may be reprinted or posted for Active Rain.

Comment balloon 15 commentsLisa Von Domek • March 20 2016 08:16AM

Comments

That is a beautiful picture Lisa Von Domek thanks for sharing it.

Posted by Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor (Ward County Notary Services) about 3 years ago

Good morning, Lisa Von Domek ...the first thing I thought of when I saw your photo is: wow, I wonder how many homes I could have built on that tract of land!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I hope that's your land.....make a score, girl....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) about 3 years ago

Lisa Von Domek I observed lots of the Texas Bluebonnets on my recent trek across your huge state. Lots of other wildflowers were seen, as well. Thought about stopping for some photos, but time was against me.

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (Realty National & Geneva Financial, Llc.) about 3 years ago

Happy Sunday Lisa,  Love the picture and what a great way to think of Spring with a picture like this, thanks

 

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) about 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa, 

They are beautiful this time of year and have only seen them one time.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) about 3 years ago

Lisa, So pretty. That view is definitely a reason to stop the car and take some photos. 

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) about 3 years ago

Lisa- you are making me miss my birthplace... Houston, TX.  Seeing a field of bluebonnets (and even a few Indian Paintbrushes thrown in) gives me a certain peace.  And like every good Texan, I have a picture of me as a little girl right in the middle of the bluebonnets. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) about 3 years ago

Just beautiful Lisa, very pleasing to the eye.  Have a wonderful Sunday.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) about 3 years ago

Hi Lisa - that field of Bluebonnets is a Texas trademark like the Cherry Blossems in Washington.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) about 3 years ago

Hi Lisa Von Domek ,  I like you photo.  It looks like a blue quilt spread over the hillside.

Posted by Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN (Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC) about 3 years ago

Lisa with a beautiful view like that I would be one of the cars pulled over to take pictures.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) about 3 years ago

Lisa

The blooming bluebonnets  in Texas are spectacular.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) about 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. Just beautiful, a shot like that would always get my attention, thanks for sharing it.

Posted by Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709) about 3 years ago

I am hearing a lot about these Bluebonnets this week, and after seeing your photo I can see why they are so popular.

 

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) about 3 years ago

Love the Blue Bonnet's always a beautiful scene along our Texas Highways and pastures. 

Posted by Bob Ratliff, "Sold with Bob" (Robert Ratliff Realty) about 3 years ago

This blog does not allow anonymous comments