Lupinus texensis
Plants of the Southwest

Lupinus texensis

Bluebonnet

Bluebonnet is a showy annual to 1 ft., with stalks of blue sweet pea-like flowers in spring. Excellent cut flower. A nitrogen-fixing legume that likes well-drained, poor, sandy soils. Sow in fall. Hard to transplant. Not hardy below 0 F. Scarify or soak seed in water 6-8 hours to improve germination. Zones 6-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 678


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