If you want to make sure your plants will bloom and thrive, then pick Texas native wildflowers. These plants not only thrive in Texas, it’ll also dot your yard with its loveliness all year round.
Do you want your yard to look like the expansive pastures of Texas? Then plant this flowering grass called blue-eyed grass. As its name suggests, this plant with grasslike leaves ends in a burst of color provided by its brilliant blue blooms.
From fields to woodlands, butterfly weed makes the countryside look more charming with its fiery red flowers. Brimming with nectar, it attracts the birds, bees, and butterflies to linger longer making your yard look like an enchanted place.
Great showpieces, blackfoot daisies grow in low clusters, dotting your foreground with its pure white blooms. It shows its flowers from early spring through fall, assuring your yard won’t be without pleasing flowers to charm passersby.
A little bit fierier than the ordinary sunflower, the Indian blanket also known as a firewheel blooms in a combination of yellow, orange, and red petals. From afar, it seems nature has expertly woven yellow, orange, and red threads in one masterful tapestry. Cloth your yard with this Texas native and it’ll seem you’ve planted 3 flowers with one.
Last but not the least, can we forget about Texas state flower, the bluebonnet. Nothing else creates a more patriotic stamp on your garden than planting the bluebonnet or any of its other 6 varieties. The bluebonnet was originally proclaimed as the state flower in 1901 but a 1971 resolution included the other 6 varieties as the state flower of Texas.
With these 5 Texas native wildflowers, you’ll have your yard blooming loud and proud of the Texan soil.