Texas Bluebonnet Sandyland Seeds

Texas Bluebonnet Sandyland Seeds

Lupinus subcarnosus

Item #1286

Annual. Also called Buffalo Clover or Wolf Flower, Sandyland bluebonnet has reigned as the official state flower of Texas since 1901. It now shares that title with five other Bluebonnets. Sandyland bluebonnets produce beloved and beautiful blue flowers accented with white, on small plants with notched leaves. Peak bloom occurs in early spring. Grows best in deep, sandy loam and doesn't tolerate poorly drained or clay soils.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms spring

6”-16" tall

Days to Emerge:
15-25 days (or longer)

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
4"

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to
1' apart


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. Mild winter climates (including Texas, southern USA, CA and coastal): Sept. or Oct. Cold winter climates: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked in spring.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Start in pulp pots that can be planted directly into the ground without disturbing roots.

Special germination instructions: Soak seed in water for 12-24 hours and/or nick with sandpaper before sowing.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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