Spring Break is here and it’s time to capture those bluebonnets! Be sure to submit your favorite shots to the HCA Photo Contest

Houston Chronicle – If you have driven down our state highways lately you have probably seen the state flower, the bluebonnet, dotting roadsides and grassy expanses.

Yes, Lupinus texensis has returned, along with warmer temperatures. It was a warm winter that led to the little blue icons coming back a tad earlier than usual.

The flowers should be around until early May, though some stragglers may remain longer. Consider your window to see them about six to eight weeks maximum.

Andrea DeLong-Amaya, Director of Horticulture at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, says that Central Texas is still a few weeks out from its peak bluebonnet season… Read more from Chron.com

Don’t forget to enter your photos in the 2016 Photo Contest!