Texas Bluebonnet & Indian Paintbrush Seed Combo

Famous for its stunning blue blooms, Texas Bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis) pairs beautifully with the vibrant red-orange hues of Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea). Plant this native seed combo in full sun for a season of jewel-tone flowers that attract plenty of pollinators. Deer resistant wildflowers will naturalize to offer more color each season. All seeds are non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free, and guaranteed to grow. Perennial.
Zones4 - 8
Bee Friendly
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Great For Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Low Maintenance
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Water Tolerance
Mature Spread Texas Bluebonnet: 8-12" tall
Indian Paintbrush: 12-18" tall
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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(8-18" tall) There's more to this beautiful combination of Texas Bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush than meets the eye. Sure, the colors look fabulous together, and they both enjoy a full sun site with well-drained soil and bloom in late spring to early summer. Look deeper and you'll find that these are true plant partners! Indian Paintbrush is a hemi-parasitic plant: It grows best when its roots are in close proximity to a suitable partner. In this case, the roots of an Indian Paintbrush plant will form an association with the roots of a nearby Texas Bluebonnet plant and will draw off a portion of the nutrients and moisture it needs to thrive, without harming the host bluebonnet. Without a nearby host, Indian Paintbrush plants may survive, but their vigor will slowly decline and they won't show their true splendor. What a fascinating world takes place out of our view, beneath our feet! This duo attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies, will naturalize to fill in a garden or meadow area, and is deer-resistant.


What’s in this combo?

One packet each of:

  • Texas Bluebonnet Seeds (Lupinus texensis)
  • Indian Paintbrush Seeds (Castilleja coccinea)
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Common Name
Texas Bluebonnet & Indian Paintbrush Seed Combo
Botanical Name
Lupinus texensis & Castilleja coccinea Combo
Item Package Size
Collection of Packets
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Red, Blue, White
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Mature Height
Texas Bluebonnet: 8-12" tall
Indian Paintbrush: 12-18" tall
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Ships As
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Soil Type
Average Soil, Sandy Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Bee Friendly, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Native, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Low Maintenance
Ships To Canada
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