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Thursday - December 03, 2015

From: Sachse, TX
Region: Northeast
Topic: Propagation
Title: Bluebonnets for Upstate New York
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

Will Texas Bluebonnet seeds germinate and flourish in Upstate NY?

ANSWER:

It is very, very unlikely that they would germinate and thrive in Upstate New York.  Please see the answer to a previous question about growing bluebonnets in Gardiner in Ulster County, New York.

 

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