It will not be long now before the people living around Temple, the Wildflower Capital of Texas, to begin letting all of their friends and family know, "They're here!" There is additional good news for the bluebonnet season because of the healthier amount of rain we have received lately, this year's conditions are shaping up to really assist in the thriving of our state flower.

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Get Ready Texas For The New Season Of Bluebonnets

Every year residents of Texas, especially throughout the Bell County and Hill Country, enjoy a massive display of wildflowers, and it becomes a major draw as the flowers begin to bloom in late February, and the season peaks in mid April. When you have a spring following a drought year, and the temperatures are at the right levels, we often see the bluebonnets appear a little earlier like they did in January just three years ago.

What does a typical bluebonnet bloom look like in Texas?

We often see bluebonnets appearing earlier in urban areas as the business of all the traffic and concrete jungles works as an extra source for warmth to help the flowers debut. The real treat is when you can venture into the rural areas of Bell County and Hill Country during April for the pinnacle of the bluebonnet experience.

Plus, this year you will be able to stand in the middle of a peak bluebonnet field as the total solar eclipse passes over on April 8, 2024, only about 7 years after we last were able to witness the cosmic glory.

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