The Texas Bluebonnets Are In Full Bloom!

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

 

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Just south of Dallas, TX. March, 2012.

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

 

 

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Comment balloon 9 commentsLisa Von Domek • March 29 2018 12:23AM

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Lisa- you just brought a big smile to this Texan's face!  Thank you because at this time of year I look forward to the Texas Bluebonnets, Azaleas and Dogwoods.

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) about 1 year ago

I saw some today in Clarksville. It was raining and they were still standing tall.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) about 1 year ago

Thank you for sharing the beautiful field of Texas bluebonnets with us.

Posted by Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years (Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty) about 1 year ago

Lisa I had no idea and what an awesome photo, now I will look and I suspect I have seen a few in my part of the world but had no idea that it was the Texas State Flower,  Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) about 1 year ago

How beautiful is this, Lisa? My first "introduction" to these blue bonnets was when Lady Bird Johnson began her beautification campaign so many decades ago.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) about 1 year ago

Oh my gosh, would love to see these fields of flowers in person one day. Just love fields of any kind of wildflower. D 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) about 1 year ago

Lisa,

 I am going to San Antonio Tuesday and I hope they are still on the roads when I go! Have a great weekend!

Posted by Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert about 1 year ago

Roy Kelley 

Posted by Lee Potts, The smarter we work, the luckier you get. (Aloha Group Maui) about 1 year ago

Beautiful!  Thank you very much for sharing your photograph.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) about 1 year ago

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