Wildflowers

Wildflowers flourish across the Texas Hill Country. The bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes, red poppies, purple tansy, ox-eyed daises and wine cup flowers bloom throughout the spring and can be viewed on roadside fields and at Wildseed Farms.

2022 Wildflower Update As of Wednesday, May 18

The 2022 spring wildflower season has wrapped up, but throughout the county summer blooms like firewheels can be seen. Wildseed Farms' spring blooms have gone to seed, but their trails have been planted with summer blooms and will continue to offer great sights of sunflowers, Gloriosa Daisy and Cosmos throughout the next few months. 

Places to See Wildflowers

The arrival and location of wildflowers is not always an exact science. Weather as well as other factors play a part in when and where wildflowers will pop up each spring. Below is a look at some areas that generally have an abundance of color around Fredericksburg. The scenic drives to these locations can also provide breathtaking wildflower views. Insider tip: Be sure to respect the traffic laws and private property. 

Wildseed Farms

No matter when you visit, you are most likely to find something blooming at Wildseed Farms, the nation’s largest working wildflower farm located just outside Fredericksburg. You can walk the pathways that wind through the magnificent fields, find a perfect selection of wildflower seeds in the gift shop to make your own display at home, or sit and enjoy lunch at the café.

Visit the nation’s largest working wildflower farm. The farm has more than 1,000 cultivated acres in Texas and over 200...

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Visit the nation’s largest working wildflower farm. The farm has more than 1,000 cultivated acres in Texas and over 200...

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