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

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.

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

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.