Topic: Bluebonnets

Moderate Early Spring Wildflower Displays, With Added Rain Boosting Late Bloomers

March 8, 2011

Little rain last fall means Texas bluebonnets and other early spring wildflowers will not be as impressive as last year's display, according to The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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Texas wildflowers pay it forward after fall, winter rains

Feb. 26, 2010
Texas wildflowers pay it forward after fall, winter rains

While many Texans pulled out their turtlenecks and heavier clothing for fall, the first green nubs of wildflowers were popping up along roadsides and in fields. Thanks to decent rain, Texas is now due to end a dreary winter with an eye-popping spring season of bluebonnets, Indian blanket and many other wildflowers.

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Exceptional Bluebonnet, Wildflower Season Expected Statewide This Spring

Feb. 24, 2010

Widespread fall and winter rains should make for an excellent wildflower season in much of Texas, according to Dr. Damon Waitt, senior botanist of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Recent Rains a Boon for Wildflowers, Especially Hardier, Late Bloomers

April 7, 2009

Cooler-than-average temperatures and rain in recent weeks should help bluebonnet blooms last longer while boosting the flowering of late spring bloomers, according to a University of Texas at Austin expert at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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2009 Brings Moderate Wildflower Displays, Good Showings from Hardier, Late Bloomers

Feb. 17, 2009

Recent rains will help Engelmann daisy and some other wildflowers this season, but can't make up for sparse rain last fall in Central Texas, according to a University of Texas at Austin expert at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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