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Botanical Listing (Common Name)
 Abelmoschus moschatus ‘Oriental Red’ (Oriental Red Mallow)
3’ mounding plant with 3” coral-red hibiscus type flowers, sun, blooms April to frost, root hardy.

 Pendula (Firetail Chenille)
Evergreen groundcover, rounded, nickel size green foliage, 3”-5” crimson flower tassels practically non-stop spring to fall, part shade, moist, well-drained.

Angelonia Agustifolia ‘Hilo Princess’ (Hilo Princess Angelonia)
2’ bushy perennial, glossy green foliage, purple blooms spring to fall, sun to light shade, moist well-drained.
Anisicanthus Wrightii ‘San Antonio Red’ (San Antonio Red Flame Acanthus)
Native, 3’ shrubby perennial, red-orange tubular flowers summer-fall, sun, hummingbirds & butterflies, drought tolerant.

Anthericum Sandersonia (Shooting Star Lily)
Semi-evergreen 12”-14” clumping grass-like lily, small white star shaped flowers on 18”-24” stems spring-fall, full sun, light shade, moist well-drained.
Aquilegia Canadensis (Red Columbine)
Native, evergreen, 18”-24” mounding, soft green parsley-like foliage, unique red & yellow lantern-like blooms in spring, afternoon shade.

Aquilegia chrysantha (Yellow Columbine)
Native, evergreen, 24” mound of bright green parsley-like foliage, magnificent orchid-like yellow flowers in spring, afternoon shade.
Asclepias curassavica (Mexican Butterfly Weed)
Butterflies! repeat blooming clusters of orange & yellow flowers on 3’-4’ stalks, sun, part shade, moist well-drained, Monarch butterfly host plant.
 
Aspidistra elatior (Cast Iron Plant)
Evergreen, long, broad, clumping, stemless dark green leaves, 4” wide x 11/2’ long, some sun to dark shade.

Aster oblongifolius (Native Prairie Aster)
Native, 2’ x 3’ fall blooming aster, gray-green foliage with lavender, yellowed centered daisies, a long fall bloomer, full sun, light shade, good drainage, tough, butterflies!   
Aster pringelii (Pringel Aster) 
Butterflies! 3’ x 3’ fall blooming perennial, cloud of tiny white flowers, sun, light shade, moist well drained, tough.

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 Bauhinia galpinii (African Bauhinia)
6’ x 6’, root hardy bauhinia, stunning display of 3” orange-red orchid-like flowers summer to fall, full sun, butterflies!(Back to Top)         
Bletilla striata (Ground Orchid)
Terrestial orchid, 12” pleated foliage, 18” flower stems with 1”-2” purplish-pink orchids, semi-shade, moist, humus-rich soil.
Brugmansia sp. (Angels Trumpet)
Tropical-looking, root hardy small “tree” 6’ to 12’, fragrant 12” trumpet-shaped flowers, variety of colors, sun-light shade, moist, well-drained, toxic.
'Equador Pink’ Angels Trumpet, Equador
Pink Baby pink  
‘Jean Pasco’ Angels Trumpet, Jean Pasco
Butter cream yellow  
‘Peaches & Cream’ Angels Trumpet Peaches & Cream
Peach with cream throat
‘Sunrise’ Angels Trumpet, Sunrise-Yellow
Chiffon yellow fading to soft melon

Buddleia davidii ‘Dubonnet’ Dubonnet Buddleia  
6’-8’ average, arching canes, gray-green foliage, large spikes of fragrant, rich purple-blue blooms summer/fall, full sun, good drainage, soil tolerant, butterflies!   
Bulbine flavescens (Yellow Bulbine)
Evergreen, clump-forming, narrow aloe vera type foliage 12”, star shaped yellow flowers on 24” stems, practically a non-stop bloomer, sun, part shade, good drainage.
Bulbine fruticosa (Tangerine Bulbine)  
Evergreen, clump-forming, narrow aloe vera type foliage to 12”, star shaped tangerine flowers on 18” stems, practically a non-stop bloomer, sun/part shade, good drainage.

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 Caesalpinia gillesii (Native Bird of Paradise)
Sub-tropical shrub/small tree 6’-8’ average, feathery compound foliage, large clusters of yellow flowers with protruding, bright red stamens, full sun, good drainage, root hardy, butterflies, hummingbirds.
 
Caesalpinia pulcherima hybrid (Hybrid Pride of Barbados)
Multi-stemmed, 6’-10’, fragrant subtropical shrub with feathery compound foliage, large panicles of exotic, bright orange-red blooms with yellow margins & red stamens in summer, full sun, good drainage, root hardy to 20 degrees, butterflies, hummingbirds!

Calamintha georgiana (Georgia Savory)
Evergreen, compact shrub, 20”-24”, scented, tiny dark green glossy foliage, tiny pink flowers summer/fall, drought tolerant, hummingbirds, butterflies, sun-light shade, well-drained soil.
Calathea Louisae (Calathea) 
2’ clump-forming perennial, lance-shaped dark green leaf blades, red underside, silver brush strokes down the center, small white flowers, shade, moist well-drained.
Calliandra emarginata (Fairy Duster)
Reddish-pink mimosa-like flowers summer through fall, 2’-3’ tall x 2’-3’ wide, sun, good drainage, root hardy, hummingbirds, butterflies.
Callirhoe Involucrata (Winecup)
Native perennial with evergreen rosettes in winter & long horizontal stems with 2” poppy-like wine-red flowers March/April, part shade, moist, well drained, butterflies.  
Capsicum annuum (Chili Pequin)
Native perennial pepper, 2’-3’ mounding shrub, small, bright red bird’s eye peppers much of the year which are edible and very hot, sun, birds!
Cassia corymbosa (Yellow Senna)
Evergreen, 6’-12’ large shrub or small tree, clusters of yellow flowers summer & fall, sun, butterflies, tough.
Cestrum auranticum (Yellow Cestrum)
Tropical looking 4’-6’ shrub, showy clusters of bright yellow 1” tubular flowers spring to fall followed by fleshy white berries, sun, butterflies & hummingbirds   
Chrysanthemum x morifolium (Ryan’s Pink Chrysanthemum)
Evergreen, 18”-24” pink shasta-like daisy with a white eye, blooms spring and fall, sun, moist, good drainage. A great landscape chrysanthemum.    
 
Clerodendrum quadrangularis (Shooting Star Clerodendruma)
4’ perennial; purple-green foliage, fall blooming, striking shooting star cluster of pink & white flowers, root hardy, light shade, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Clerodendrum speciossisimum (Scarlet Clerodendrum)
Root hardy semi-woody 6’ shrub, glossy heart shaped leaves to 12”, summer blooming scarlet red panicles to 18”, part shade, fertile well-drained soil, hummingbirds & butterflies(Back to Top)                        
Cuphea ignea ‘David Verity’ (David Verity Cuphea)
Upright 30” x 24” mounding perennial, small foliage, non-stop blooming tubular orange & yellow flowers spring thru frost, full sun, hummingbirds & butterflies(Back to Top)    
Cuphea ignea rosea (Pink Cuphea)
Tough 2’ cuphea, tiny foliage & hundreds of 1/2” tubular pink & lavender flowers with white lips spring thru fall, sun, light shade, hummingbirds   
Cuphea llavea (Bat Face Cuphea)
1’-2’ small mounding cuphea, summer flowering red with deep purple inset, sun/part shade, well drained, hummingbirds (Back to Top)    
 Dianthus barbatus ‘First Love’ (First Love Dianthus)
Evergreen, 8”-12” mounding perennial, small linear leaves, constant blooms with frilly, fragrant, single, light pink, dark pink, & white flowers on 12”-14” stems, full sun/part shade, moist well drained, butterflies.      
Duranta erecta alba (White Duranta)
Root hardy 4’-6’ shrub, tight clusters of white flowers spring thru fall followed by dangling clusters of yellow berries, full sun/light shade, butterflies!(Back to Top)    
Duranta erecta ‘Sweet Memories’ (Sweet Memories Duranta)
Root hardy thornless 4’-6’ shrub, tight clusters of purple flowers edged in white spring thru fall followed by dangling clusters of yellow berries, full sun/light shade, butterflies! 
Dyschoriste linearis (Snake Herb)
Native, normally evergreen perennial herb with tiny linear leaves, forms a wonderfully textured, low growing, trailing mound 10” x 12”, blooms in heavy cycles, small lavender-purple flowers spring to fall, sun, good drainage   
Dyschoriste uniflora Creeping Snake Herb  
Normally evergreen perennial herb with small rounded leaves, forms a wonderfully textured, creeping mound 8” x 12”, blooms in heavy cycles lavender-purple flowers spring to fall, sun, good drainage(Back to Top)    
 Echinacea pallida (Native Coneflower)
Native; vigorous perennial with rough, handsome, deep green foliage, striking daisy-like purple flowers and prickly seed heads on 2’-3’ stalks, blooms late spring to fall, full sun, butterflies!   
Echinacea paradoxa Yellow Coneflower  
Native, summer perennial with 2’-3’ stalks of 3” bright yellow ray flowers sporting a large central cone, blooms late spring to fall, sun, butterflies!(Back to Top) 
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ White Swan Coneflower  
Vigorous 18”-24” perennial, deep green foliage with daisy-like pure white flowers, blooms late spring to fall, sun, part shade, butterflies!             
Erythrina herbacea Native Coralbean  
Native, hardy, 4’-6’ drought tolerant shrub, bears 36” spikes of bright red tubular flowers in summer followed by 8” bean-like pods that open to expose scarlet-red seeds, full sun/part shade, good drainage, hummingbirds(Back to Top)    
Eupatorium fistulosum Joe Pye Weed  
Native, 4’-6’ perennial with beautiful umbels of smokey-purple flowers summer & fall, sun/part shade, butterflies!   
Eupatorium havanense White Mist Flower  
Native, shrubby 3’-4’, fall blooming clusters of super fragrant white blooms, full sun/part shade, drought tolerant & tolerates poor drainage, butterfly magnet!(Back to Top)  
Evolvulus nutallianus Blue Daze  
Mounding, spreading 5”-6” x 18” perennial; continuous medium/dark blue 1” flowers spring to fall, white-hairy foliage, full sun/part shade, even moisture, good drainage, heat tolerant.

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 Ficus tikoa???? Sandi-Leaf Fig Ivy  
Evergreen groundcover, mid-green 3” sandpaper-like foliage with small reddish fruit resembling a fig at the base of the plant, sun/part shade.

Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’ Bronze Fennel  
3’ evergreen herb, soft feathery aromatic foliage with yellow blooms against bronze-green leaves, distinct licorice flavor, supports beneficial insects and butterfly larvae, host for swallowtail butterfly, full sun/part shade, loose, rich well drained soil.

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 Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket
Native wildflower, 18”-24” perennial with 2” yellow & mahogany-red daisy like flowers spring to fall, heat & drought tolerant, full sun, good drainage, butterflies.
Gaura lindheimeri ‘The Bride’ The Bride White Butterflies Gaura  
Native, basal rosette gives rise to delicate 3’ stems covered with shimmering white flowers resembling small butterflies, blooms spring to fall, full sun, well drained, will tolerate some wet, drought tolerant.

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 Habranthus robustus ‘Libra’ Libra Rainlily  
Prolific repeat blooming rainlily, 2”-3” apple-blossom pink flowers, spring thru fall, in bloom cycles, attractive grass-like foliage 10”-12”, multiplies from bulb & seed, sun/part shade.
Hamelia patens Hummingbird Bush   Texas Superstar™
Root hardy 4’-5’ mounding shrub, profuse blooms of orange/red flowers late spring until frost, fall color, sun, hummingbirds!
Hemerocallis Daylilies-Assorted Named Varieties  
Semi-evergreen-evergreen, grown for showy single or double flowers in a vibrant range of colors & sizes that emerge from strong stems above grass-like foliage, ranging from 24”-36”, sun/part shade.      
Hesparaloe parviflora Red Yucca  
Native, evergreen, 2’-3’ spikes of mid-green aloe vera type foliage, 4’-6’ stalks of coral-red tublar flowers in summer, sun, hummingbirds!
Hibiscus cardiophyllus Heartleaf Hibiscus  
Native, 2’ mounding, drought tolerant, hibiscus; velvety soft, heart-shaped leaves; 2”-3” rich coral-red flowers spring to frost, full sun, good drainage, butterflies.
Hibiscus coccineus alba ‘Lone Star’ White Texas Star Hibiscus  
Native, pure white Texas star hibiscus 6’-8’ tall, palmately divided foliage, flower stalks topped with single 8” pure white flowers, hardy & adapts to wet heavy soil, full sun.
Hibiscus coccineus Texas Star Hibiscus  
Native mallow 6’-7’ tall, blooms spring to fall, 8” bright red flowers, palmately divided foliage, full sun, will tolerate bog.
Hibiscus x ‘Flare’ Flare Hibiscus   Texas Superstar™,
An outstanding series of very floriferous root hardy mallows with large gorgeous 8”-10” flowers that come in a range of colors: pinks, red, & rose: ‘Flare’ series have a more compact growth habit 4’ x 4’, sun, moist well drained, butterflies.
Hibiscus x ‘Moy Grande’ Moy Grande Hibiscus  
Texas Superstar™, One of the largest known hibiscus flowers, 12” rose red blooms all summer to fall in cycles, 5’ x 5’, sun, moist, well drained.
Hibiscus x paramutabilis ‘Terri’s Pink’ Terri’s Pink Hibiscus  
Root hardy mallow averaging 4’-6’; maple like foliage, non-stop 6” bright pink flowers spring to November, no seed pods, sun/part shade.
Hippeastrum x johnsonii St. Joseph’s Lily  
Heirloom bulb, 24”, first hybrid amaryllis produced around 1790, fragrant bright red funnel-shaped flowers with a white stripe inside, sun/part shade, blooms in spring, attractive, long, dark green, strap-shaped foliage that fades in fall & returns in spring, tolerant of heavy clay(.
Hymenoxys scaposa Four-Nerve Daisy  
Native, evergreen, 8” x 12” basal cluster of small, narrow green leaves; year-round, 1” yellow daisy-like flowers perched on 1’ tall leafless stems, full sun, good drainage.

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 Ipheon uniflorum Blue Star flower
Naturalizing bulb, 6”-8” clumps of flat blue-green grass-like foliage, star-shaped, pale blue 11/2” flowers February thru March, sun/part shade, wide variety of climates & soil, dormant in summer, evergreen in winter. 
Iris fulva Louisiana Iris  
Native evergreen sword-like foliage throughout the year, water tolerant, needs 6 hours of sun daily & extra moisture during winter prior to spring flowering

‘Ann Chowning’–36” Mid Season Bloomer-rich velvet red with deep yellow signals.
‘Bellevues Native Charmer’-30” Early Bloomer-large 61/2” red-violet with gold tipped signal patches  
‘Cajun Dome’-36” Mid season-rich red with large bright yellow signals
‘Clyde Redmond’-30” Early to mid-season-cornflower-blue with yellow patches
‘Creole Flame’-34” Mid season-rich red with large bright yellow signals
‘Crisp Lime’-32” Mid season-pure white with lime-green signals and style arms
‘Feliciana Hills’-32” Mid season light rose-pink, full flowers with broad overlapping floral parts.
‘Full Eclipse’-38” Mid season-deep velvety purple flowers, almost no signal, profuse bloomer.
‘Marie Delores’-42” Early bloomer-ruffled white flowers with yellow orange signals.
‘Rose Cartwheel’-18” Mid-season bloomer-rose-pink with bright golden yellow signals.
‘Sinfonietta’-36” Early bloomer-mid-genetian blue iris with prominent yellow signals.
‘Sun Fury’-30” Mid-late bloomer-golden yellow.

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 Jatropha integerrima compact Dwarf Jatropha  
Root hardy 4’-6’ tropical shrub, glossy dark green foliage, clusters of bright, dark coral, star shaped flowers summer to fall, sun/light shade, moist, well drained. 
Justicia betonica ‘White Pearl’ White Pearl Shrimp Plant  
3’-4’ mounding root hardy perennial, upright spires of white bracts with intricate green venation & tiny lavender-pink flowers spring to freeze, sun/light shade, moist well drained, hummingbirds!
Justicia brandegeana Red Shrimp Plant  
3’ mounding perennial; soft apple-green leaves with 3”-4” spikes of overlapping plum-red bracts with bright red & cream flowers that lengthen to 6”-7” & resemble large red shrimp, sun/light shade, moist, well drained, hummingbirds!
Justicia fulvicoma Orange Shrimp Plant  
3’ mounding perennial; soft apple-green leaves with 3”-4” spikes of overlapping plum-red bracts with bright orange flowers that lengthen to 6”-7” & resemble large red shrimp, sun/light shade, moist well drained, hummingbirds.

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 Kosteletzkya virginica alba Salt Marsh Mallow  
Native, 4’x 3’ root hardy mallow, triangular-spear shaped leaves, 2”-3” white flowers in summer, sun, butterflies & hummingbirds.
Kosteletzkya virginica Pink Salt Marsh Mallow  
Native, 4’ x 3’ root hardy mallow, triangular-spear shaped leaves, 2”-3” pink flowers in summer, sun, butterflies & hummingbirds.

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 Lantana camara ‘New Gold’ New Gold Lantana  
Texas Superstar™, 24” low mounding perennial, bright golden yellow blooms spring to frost, drought tolerant once established, sun, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Lantana camara ‘Silvermound’ Silvermound Lantana  
24” low mounding perennial, bright creamy white blooms spring to frost, drought tolerant once established, sun, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Lantana camara ‘Spreading Sunset’ Spreading Sunset Lantana  
2’ x 3’ mounding lantana, yellow, gold, & orange flowers in heavy bloom cycles spring to fall, drought tolerant, sun, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Lantana montevidensis alba Trailing White Lantana  
Texas Superstar™, Native, tough, low growing, trailing lantana, white blooms summer to frost, sun, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Lantana montevidensis Trailing Purple Lantana  
Texas Superstar™, Native, tough, low growing, trailing lantanta, lavender blooms summer to frost, sun, moist well-drained, butterflies.
Liatris pycnostachya Native Gayfeather  
Native, 4’ clumping vertical spikes of rosy-purple flowers in summer, sun, good drainage, butterflies!   
Ligularia tussilaginea Ligularia  
Evergreen, 18”-26” clump forming perennial, dark green glossy round leaves, blooms clusters of yellow daisy-like flowers on 24”-30” stalks in fall, shade, moist, well-drained.   

Ligularia tussilaginea ‘Gigantea’ Giant Ligularia  
Evergreen, 3’ clump forming, large dark green glossy round leaves, blooms clusters of yellow daisy-like flowers on 4’ stalks in fall, shade, moist, well-drained.
Lilium formosanum Philippine Lily  
Evergreen mounds of dark green liriope-like foliage, 4’ upright stalks of large, fragrant milky-white,trumpet-shaped flowers in summer, cut seed pods for re-bloom in fall, sun/part shade.
Lobelia laxiflora Mexican Lobelia  
Evergreen in mild winters, 2’-3’ mounding perennial, shiny, rich green foliage set off by hints of red in the petioles and stems, red tubular blooms that flare at the top to reveal yellow insides, long early spring bloom, sun, light shade, moist well drained, hummingbirds!   
Lysimachia congestiflora ‘Golden Globes’
Golden Globes Lysimachia   4”-6” tall x 2’ wide, dense low mounding mats of dark green foliage, clusters of golden yellow flowers spring to fall, part shade, moist well-drained.

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 Malvaviscus arboreus v. drummondii Red Native Turks Cap  
Native, 4’ tall & wide, heart-shaped leaves, non-stop bloomer of red turban-shaped flowers spring to fall, produces attractive red fruit, sun/part shade, moist well-drained, hummingbirds, butterflies.
Malvaviscus arboreus Giant Red Turks Cap  
Native, 6’-8’, fall blooming display of large 2”-3” partially opened, vivid red flowers, can bloom all winter into spring in a mild winter, sun/part shade, drought tolerant but will tolerate wet, dormant in winter, hummingbirds, birds.
Melochia tomentosa Tea Bush, Pyramid Bush  
Native, 18”-24”, compact, bushy, a profuse bloomer, clusters of small pink star-like flowers non-stop from spring thru fall, sun, moist, well drained, butterflies.
Mussaenda luteola Yellow Mussaenda  
3’, tender, sometimes root hardy shrubby perennial, large striking palest yellow-white sepals with small yellow corollas, blooms spring to frost, sun/part shade, moist, good drainage, hummingbird & butterfly nectar plant.

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 Neomarica gracilis Walking Iris  
24”, striking glossy sword-like foliage, 2” blue & white flowers in spring, as flowers age, small aerial plantlets form, shade, moist, well-drained, dormant in winter.

Neomarica longifolia Yellow Walking Iris
24”, sword-like green foliage, 2” yellow flowers spring & summer, forms aerial plantlets, shade, moist well-drained.

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 Odontenema strictum Red Firespike  
4’-6’, tropical looking rich, glossy green leaves, 12” spikes of bright red tubular flowers in fall & will bloom all winter if in a protected area, shade/sun, responds well to pruning, hummingbirds!
Odontenema strictum rosea Pink Firespike  
4’-6’, tropical looking rich, glossy green leaves, 12” spikes of rich mauve pink tubular flowers in fall & will bloom all winter if in a protected area, shade/sun, responds well to pruning, hummingbirds.
Orthosiphon racemiflora Purple Cat Whiskers  
3’, tender shrubby perennial, large striking whiskery purple flower spikes, blooms spring to frost, part shade, moist, good drainage, hummingbird & butterfly nectar plant.
Orthosiphon racemiflora alba White Cat Whiskers  
3’, tender shrubby perennial, large striking whiskery white flower spikes, blooms spring to frost, part shade, moist, good drainage, hummingbird & butterfly nectar plant.

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 Pavonia peruviensis Peruvian Pavonia  
Evergreen, 3’-4’ mound, attractive dark glossy green, small arrow shaped foliage, 2” light pink flowers with a red eye spring to fall, sun, drought tolerant, butterflies.
Pedilanthus macrocarpus Lady’s Slipper  
3’-5’, unique succulent, evergreen in light freeze, mostly leafless, lime green stems upright in sun & arched & wavy in shade, unusual orange-red, dragon-head-type flowers spring & fall, drought tolerant, good drainage, hummingbirds.
Penstemon tenuis Gulf Coast Penstemon  
Native, evergreen, 3’ flower stalks covered with tubular lavender flowers 4-5 weeks in spring, lush dark green mound of foliage all winter, sun/part shade, hummingbirds.
Penta lanceolata ‘Red’ Red Butterfly Penta  
2’ x 11/2’, soft mounding perennial, clusters of star-shaped flowers spring to fall, afternoon shade, moist, well-drained, root hardy mild winters, butterflies, hummingbirds.
Phlomis fruiticosa ‘Edward Bowles’ Edward Bowles Jerusalem Sage  
Evergreen, 3’ x 3’ perennial, heart-shaped 6” woolly, gray-green leaves, bears whorls of sulfur-yellow flowers in summer, sun, good drainage.
Phlox Paniculata ‘John Fanick’ John Fanick  
Texas Superstar™, Hardy 3’ perennial with large showy clusters of light pink throats. A long summer bloomer, compact, dark green foliage,tolerates heat, drought and powdery mildew, sun/part shade.
Plumbago auriculata Blue Plumbago  
Shrubby 3’-4’ dependable perennial, continuous display of clusters of blue, phlox-like flowers spring to frost, sun or part shade, drought tolerant, butterflies.

Plumbago auriculata alba White Plumbago  
Shrubby 3’-4’ dependable perennial , continuous display of clusters of white, phlox-like flowers spring to frost, sun or part shade, drought tolerant, butterflies.
Poliomintha longiflora Mexican Oregano  
Native, evergreen, edible 3’ x 3’ shrub, summer show of beautiful lavender flowers wonderfully fragrant foliage, sun/light shade, good drainage, hummingbirds & butterflies.

Polygonum ‘Pink Buttons’ Pink Buttons  
2”-3” spreading groundcover, forms a mat of small rounded green-burgundy foliage with pink “button” flowers spring to fall, part shade or full sun with irrigation, well-drained, dormant in winter, also re-seeds.

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 Rhodophiala bifida Oxblood Lily  
Impossible to find heirloom plant! Miniature red amaryllis-type flowers pop up in late August-September followed by clumps of attractive evergreen foliage thru winter, sun/part shade, slowly multiplies.

Rivina humilis Pigeonberry  
Native, 12” perennial groundcover, tiny pink flowers & red fruit spring to fall, part shade, birds!  

Rondeletia leucophylla Rondeletia  
Dense 3’ shrub-form perennial, glossy, lance-leaf foliage topped with penta-like clusters of rich, deep coral flowers summer to fall, light shade, moist, well-drained, root hardy mild winters, butterflies!    
Rosmarinus officinalis Upright Rosemary  
Evergreen herb, upright 3’-4’ tall x 2’-3’ wide shrub, aromatic foliage, small blue flowers spring & fall, sun, good drainage, excellent for cooking.
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostrata’ Prostrate Rosemary
Evergreen herb, 2’ cascading, mounding shrub, aromatic foliage, small blue flowers spring & fall, sun, good drainage, great for cooking.
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ Goldsturm’ Rudbeckia  
Tough 2’-3’ tall x 1’-2’ wide perennial, blooms 3” golden-yellow, black-eyed daisies mid-summer to fall, full sun, moist, well-drained soil, butterflies.

Rudbeckia maxima Giant Rudbeckia  
Native, large, powder-blue, flat, cabbage-like foliage with prominent veins, showy yellow flowers 3”-4” in diameter with striking dark brown elongated center cone of 2” in length, blooms on tall stately 5’-7’ stems in June & July, water & drought tolerant, also grows in bogs, butterflies.
Rudbeckia triloba Tri-Lobed Rudbeckia  
Black-eyed Susan, bushy clump of 3’ upright stems, numerous 11/2” deep yellow, dark centered flowers in summer, long blooming, sun, light shade, butterflies.
Ruellia brittoniana ‘Alba’ White Katie Ruellia  
Outstanding textured groundcover, low growing 8”-10” mounding perennial, lance-shaped foliage, attractive white flowers in heavy cycles spring to frost, sun/part shade, tolerates any conditions, multiplies from seed, erosion control, tough!   
Ruellia brittoniana ‘Pink Katie’ Pink Katie Ruellia  
Outstanding textured groundcover, low growing 8”-10” mounding perennial, lance-shaped foliage, attractive pink flowers in heavy cycles spring to frost, sun/part shade, tolerates any conditions, multiplies from seed, erosion control, tough!
Ruellia brittoniana ‘Katie’ Purple Katie Ruellia  
Outstanding textured groundcover, low growing 8”-10” mounding perennial, lance-shaped foliage, attractive violet flowers in heavy cycles spring to frost, sun/part shade, tolerates any conditions, multiplies from seed, erosion control, tough!   
Ruellia sp. ‘Blue Shade’ Blue Shade Ruellia  
Groundcover ruellia averaging 8”-10” tall, carpets the ground, violet-blue flowers, shade/part sun.     
Russelia equisetiformis Coral Fountain Plant  
Fine foliaged, lush, mounding perennial shrub; slender, graceful 3’-4’ stems of tubular red-orange flowers summer & fall, sun part shade, hummingbirds!

Russelia equisetiformis ‘Aurea” Yellow Fountain Plant  
Fine foliaged, lush, mounding perennial shrub; slender, graceful 3’-4’ stems of tubular pale yellow flowers summer & fall, sun part shade, hummingbirds!   
Russelia sarmentosa ‘Red Rocket’ Red Rocket Russelia  
Lush showy 4’ arching stems topped with clusters of small, tubular, bright red flowers mid-spring to fall, small dark green foliage, sun/light shade, moist, well-drained, hummingbirds!

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 Salvia blepharophylla ‘Diablo’ Diablo Coral Mexican Sage  
Low growing salvia 2’ tall x 30”, wide dark, green foliage, beautiful large coral-red flower spikes summer to fall, hummingbirds!  

Salvia coccinea ‘Coral Nymph’ Coral Nymph Salvia  
Native, upright 18”–24” salvia, beautiful coral flower spikes 6”-8” in heavy cycles spring to fall, sun/shade, moist well drained soil, hummingbirds & butterflies, responds well to pruning.
Salvia coccinea ‘Lady in Red’ Lady in Red Salvia  
Native, upright 18”–24” salvia, beautiful bright red flower spikes 6”-8” in heavy cycles spring to fall, sun/shade, moist well drained soil, hummingbirds & butterflies, responds well to pruning.
Salvia coccinea ‘Snow Nymph’ Snow Nymph Salvia  
Native, upright 18”–24” salvia, pure white flower spikes 6”-8” in heavy cycles spring to fall, sun/shade, moist well drained soil, hummingbirds & butterflies, responds well to pruning.

Salvia farinacea ‘Henry Duelberg’ Henry Duelberg Sage  
3’ shrub, non stop amazing blue blooms spring to frost, sun, well drained, hummingbirds!   
Salvia greggii coral Coral Autumn Sage  
Native, evergreen 3’ salvia, with small oval leaves, produces rich bright coral flowers spring thru fall, sun, well drained, drought tolerant, hummingbirds!
Salvia greggii pink Pink Autumn Sage  
Native, evergreen 3’ salvia, with small oval leaves, produces rich bright pink flowers spring thru fall, sun, well drained, drought tolerant hummingbirds!

Salvia greggii red Red Autumn Sage  
Native, evergreen 3’ salvia, with small oval leaves, produces bright red flowers spring thru fall, sun, well drained, drought tolerant hummingbirds!
Salvia guaranitica blue Blue Majesty Sage  
Beautifully textured large leaves on 3’-4’ plants, large 6”-8” panicles of intense rich blue flowers spring to frost, sun/part shade, hummingbirds & butterflies!
Salvia leucantha Mexican Bush Sage  
Texas Superstar™, Upright 3’-4’ salvia, 8”-10” spikes of velvety purple flowers spring-fall, full sun, good drainage, drought tolerant, hummingbirds.

Salvia madrensis Big Yellow Sage  
Spectacular 4’-6’ upright clumps of architectural 1/2”-1” square stems with wonderfully textured foliage, 20”-30” spikes of yellow flowers in fall, full sun, hummingbirds.
Saliva x ‘Cherry Chief’ Cherry Chief Sage  
Evergreen, 2’-3’ long-lived salvia, 8” spikes of lipstick red flowers spring to fall, sun, hummingbirds, butterflies.
Salvia microphylla ‘Oxford Pink’ Oxford Pink Salvia  
Evergreen, 24” x 30” mounding salvia, rich pink flowers summer-fall, sun, hummingbirds, butterflies. 

Salvia regala Mountain Sage  
Native, spectacular salvia with glossy green foliage on an upright 3’-4’ plant, smothered with 2”-3” long scarlet-orange tubular flowers in fall, full sun/light shade, hummingbirds!

Salvia sinaloensis Sinaloa Sage  
Low mounding 8” salvia, hint of burgundy in the foliage, first cool spell, foliage turns amethyst, intense cobalt blue flowers spring to fall, full sun/part shade.
Salvia x ‘Indigo Spires’ Indigo Spires Salvia  
Native, 3’-4’ salvia, blooms 8”-10” spikes of dark blue flowers spring to fall, sun, hummingbirds, butterflies, deer resistant.
Salvia sp. Trailing Silver Sage  
Evergreen groundcover habit, small silver foliage, violet-lavender flowers spring to fall, sun, great for rock walls.

Scutellaria baicalensis Blue Skullcap  
Semi-evergreen, tough perennial, forms a 6”-8” mound of tiny foliage & is smothered with small snapdragon-like blue flowers spring to fall in heavy bloom cycles, sun good, drainage.

Scutellaria suffrutescens Pink Skullcap  
Semi-evergreen, tough perennial, forms a 6”-8” mound of tiny foliage & is smothered with small snapdragon-like bright pink flowers spring to fall in heavy bloom cycles, sun good, drainage.
Sedum mexicana Mexican Sedum  
Evergreen, low growing groundcover, small succulent-type leaves, blooms yellow spring flowers on 8”-10” stems, sun to part shade, good drainage, drought tolerant.
Sinningia sellovii Hardy Red Gloxinia  
20” clump of thick green sandpaper-like leaves on arching stems, 30” spikes of pendant scarlet-orange 1” bell-shaped flowers from tips of stems spring to fall, sun/light shade, moist, well drained, dormant winter.
Sisyrinchium idahoensis Giant Blue-Eyed Grass  
12”-18”, dwarf iris-like foliage, star-like, mid blue flowers spring to summer, sun, moist, re-seeding.  
Sophora tomentosa Yellow Sophora  
Native, velvety, silvery-green foliage on a 4’, multi-stemmed shrub, blooms 2’-3’ panicles of butter-yellow flowers summer to fall, evergreen mild winters, root hardy.

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis ‘Coral’ Coral Porterweed  
4’-5’ tender perennial, produces 8”-18” long spikes covered with rich coral flowers spring to fall, part shade, moist, well drained, butterflies, hummingbirds!   
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis ‘Purple’ Purple Porter Weed  
4’-5’ tender perennial, produces 8”-18” long spikes covered with vivid purple flowers spring to fall, part shade, moist, well drained, butterflies, hummingbirds.
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis ‘Red’ Compact Red Porterweed  
2’-3’ tender perennial, compact variety, produces 6”-10” long spikes covered with bright red flowers spring to fall, part shade, moist, well drained, butterflies, hummingbirds.

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 Tagetes lemonii Copper Canyon Daisy  
Wonderfully textured, aromatic 3’-4’ shrubby perennial, explodes with bright golden yellow daisy-like flowers in fall, will bloom all winter if protected, full sun, moist, well drained, butterflies.
Tagetes lucida Mexican Mint Marigold  
2’-3’ upright, multi-branched mound of aromatic foliage with a pleasing anise-like scent, fall blooming clusters of golden yellow single flowers, sun, well drained.
Tecoma stans ‘Gold Star’ Gold Star Tecoma Stans  
Texas Superstar™, 4’-6’ shrubby perennial, produces a stunning display of 2” bright yellow trumpet-shaped flowers spring to fall, sun, hummingbirds, drought tolerant.
Thunbergia battiscombei Mercer Blue Thunbergia  
Use as a 2’-3’ perennial or a short 3’ x 4’ climber, herbaceous plant with 5”-7” heart shaped leaves, produces 15” racemes covered with 2” velvety royal purple trumpt-shaped flowers with deep yellow throats spring to fall, sun/light shade, heat resilient, moist, well drained, root hardy.
Tulbaghia violacea Society Garlic  
Evergreen, strap-like foliage to 12”, blooms clusters of lilac-violet flowers on 18” stalks spring to fall, sun/part shade, moist, well drained, also takes bog conditions.

Tunera alternifolia Yellow Turnera  
3’ mounding perennial with dark green serrated foliage, bright yellow blooms open at sunrise, close at sunset, tolerant of most soils, part shade, moist, well drained, re-seeds. 
Tunera alternifolia ‘alba’ White Turnera  
3’ mounding perennial with dark green serrated foliage, 2” white flowers with dark centers, blooms open at sunrise, close at sunset, tolerant of most soils, part shade, moist, well drained, re-seeds.

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 Verbena bipinnatifida Hot Pink Moss Verbena  
Native perennial groundcover, 12” tall with lacy fern-like foliage, broad, flat clusters of 2”-3” hot pink flowers summer to frost, sun/part shade, moist, well drained, drought tolerant, butterfly nectar  

Verbena sp. ‘Blue Princess’ Blue Princess Verbena  
Texas Superstar™, Hardy groundcover, 12” tall, broad flat clusters of 2”-3” rich dark lavender flowers spring to fall, full sun/part shade, moist, well drained, drought tolerant, butterflies(Back to Top)                   
Viola hederacae Australia Violet  
Evergreen groundcover forming a lush carpet 1”-2” tall of bright green foliage, constant blooms of adorable white & blue violet flowers spring to fall, must have afternoon shade, moist, well drained.

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 Wedelia hispida Zexmenia
Native, drought tolerant shrubby perennial, forms 18”-24” rounded mounds covered with yellow daisies spring to fall, sun, good drainage, butterflies 

Wedelia trilobata Wedelia  
Yellow daisy-like flowers on 4”-6” stems spring to frost, medium green foliage trailing & rooting at the nodes, full sun, moist, good drainage, grows almost anywhere.

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 Xanthosoma atrovirens ‘Albomarginata’ Mickey Mouse Taro
Unusual 4’-5’ showy plant with large green & white variegated leaves with a fascinating distortion, sun/shade, bog/pond conditions.

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 Zephyranthes candida White Rain Lily
Evergreen grass-like foliage, forms beautiful clumps 10” tall, showy white flowers late summer/fall, wonderful bulb that slowly multiplies, light shade or full sun, moist, well drained.
Zephyranthes grandiflora Pink Rain Lily  
Naturalizing bulb averaging 12” tall, gorgeous large 2” rich pink flowers, repeat bloomer spring to fall, part shade/full sun, moist, well drained.
Zephyranthes sp. ‘Reginae’ Reginae Rain Lily  
Small tufts of narrow green foliage, soft lemon-yellow silver dollar sized flowers from spring to frost in bloom cycles, moist, light shade.

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