From the Homestead: In Bloom This Week

This fragile-looking beauty–blooming all across the Texas Hill Country this week–is Centaurea Americana, the basketflower. And yes, if you’re thinking it looks a lot like a bachelor’s button or cornflower, you’re right on the money.  They belong in the same family. It got its common name from the intricate interwoven pattern of bracts on the underside […]

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