List of Plants

Agave, Americana (2015)
Artemisia, Powis Castle (2017)
Asters, Fall (2018)
Beautyberry, American Callicarpa americana  (2018)
Beautyberry, Early Amythest  (2018)
BeeBalm, Peter's Purple  (2017)
Bottle Brush (2013)
Bottle Brush, Little John Callistemon Little John (2018)
Calylophus, Compact (2018)
Cigar Plant, David Verity  (2018)
Coneflower, Purple  (2015)
Coreopsis, Sunrise (2017)
Crepe Myrtle, Mifnight Magic Lagerstroemia "Pilag-V" 
Crepe Myrtles, Garnet King
Cross Vine (2007)
Daisy, Blackfoot (2017)
Daisy, Copper Canyon (2015, 2017)
DayLily, Stella De Oro (2011)
DayLily, Mauna Loa (2017)Daylily, Little Business (2017)
Desert Willow "Bubba", Chilopsis linearis "Bubba" (2018)
Dianthus, Allwoodii Sarah (2014)
Duranta, Skyflower  (2015, 2018)
Esperanza, Gold Star (2015, 2018)
Fern, Asparagus  (2017)
Fern, Fire Cracker (2017)
Fire bush (2018)
Flame Acanthus (2015)
Four Nerve Daisy Hymenoxys (2015)
Gaura, Whirling 
Gaura, Chreey Brandy (2017)
Globe Mallow, Apricot (2017)
Honeysuckle, Coral (2006)
Honeysuckle, Mexican Justicia Spigera  (2015, 2017)
Hyacinth, Grape
Hydrangea, Alice Oakleaf (2017)
Indian Hawthorn, Bay Breeze  (2018)
Inland Sea Oats
Iris, Bi-Color
Lantana, White Trailing  (2015, 2018)
Lantana, Dallas Red  (2018)
Lion's Tail (2015, 2018)
Lorapetulum, Purple Pixie (2015)
Manfreda Maculosa -spice lily (2018)
Mangave, Macho Mocha  (2018)
Marigold, Mexican Mint Mexican Tarragon (2018)
Mexican Feathergrass
Milkweed, Tropical (2016)
Mist Flower, Fragrant, Shrubby Boneset Ageratina havanensis  (2015)
Mist Flower, Gregg's (2017)
Morning Glory (2007)
Mountain laurel (2007)
Muhly, Bamboo Muhlenbergia dumosa (2015)
Obedient Plant
Oregano, Mexican Poliomintha Longiflora (2018)
Penstemon, Foxglove
Pincushion Flower, Butterfly Blue Scabiosa Columbaria(2017)
Pomegranate, Compact Punica granatum "compactum" (2018)
Pride of Barbados
Primrose, Square Bud  (2015)
Primrose, Jasmine (2005)
Redbud, Texas Cercis ca adenoids (2018)
Rock Rose Pavonia lasiopetala  (2018)
Rock Rose, Brazilian Pavonia hastata (2018)
Rose, Knock Out - Sunny (2015)
Rose, Kock Out - Double Red (2015)
Rosemary (2016)
Ruellia, Katie's (2009)
Sage, Henry Duelberg  (2018)
Sage, Jerusalem  (2015, 2017)
Sage, Majestic  "Amistad"
Sage, Mealy Blue Sally Fun  (2016, 2018)
Sage, Mexican Bush  (2018)
Sage, Mirage Burgundy Autumn (2017)  Front Bed by the Mocha Mangave
Sage, Compact Texas (2015)
Salvia Greggi Balmirvio (2018)
Salvia Grdggi (2015)
Sedum, Autumn Joy (2015)
Sedum, Munstead Red Stonecrop Sedum Telephium (2018)
Shrimp Plant, Red (2017)
Skullcap, Heart leaf Scutellaria Ovata (2018)
Skullcap, Shrubby Purple   Scutellaria wrightii (2018)
Sotol, Desert Spoon (2017)
Spirea, Anthony Waterer  (2018)
Turk's Cap (2017)
Verbena, Purple Moss  (2018)
Vitex Agnus-Castus (2018)
Yarrow Red Cassis, Achillea millefolium (2018)
Yucca, Red (2017)
Yucca, Twist Leaf 

Dichondra Argentea-silver pony foot
Pink Skullcap
Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosells)
Silver Princess Boxleaf Euonymus
Black and Blue Salvia
Double Purple Devil's Trumpet
Toto Gold Rudbeckia and Angel Shasta Daisy

Bottle Brush, Dwarf Little John Callistemon Little John 
3ft x 3ft Plant by South wall. Unusual, tropical-looking flowers; provide well-drained soil; drought tolerant; pest and disease resistant; many cultivars available; attracts bees; prune for natural look if needed

This tree is notoriously frost sensitive, usually being completely killed if temperatures get into the 20s. Protect bottlebrush from the heat by planting in a sheltered spot, with maybe only 6 to 8 hours of summer sun.

Mangave, Macho Mocha Asparagaceae(2018)
2ft x 4ft  Fleshy, gray-green leaves densely covered with brown-purple spots. These spots are so thick toward the tip of the leaves that the entire surface is a brown-purple color. The thick, reddish flower stalk rises from the middle of the plant much in the manner of an Agave. Plants remain solitary until flowering at which time several new plants will emerge from below the older rosette.

Muhly, Bamboo Muhlenbergia dumosa  (2015)
4ft x 3ft Silver-green, fine-textured foliage; hardy but stems brittle; bloom stalks turn attractive straw color in winter; selectively prune stalks to maintain elegant shape; cut back in winter if needed

With our intense sun and heat, bamboo muhly will do much better if planted in spots with bright filtered light to light shade. 

if they brown up, do wait to dig them up! When temperatures warm up, they’ll send out new shoots from roots that stayed warm underground. Prune out the brown foliage just before new growth starts to emerge in the spring.

Bamboo muhly is not invasive but the clumps do get larger, so if it gets too large for your space, you may dig it up and divide it into several pieces, returning a smaller plant to the original space.

Skullcap, Heart leaf Scutellaria Ovata (2018)
2ft x 2ft Colonizes and spreads easily; flowers attract butterflies; may be dormant in summer; little maintenance required

In the same plant family as blue flowered salvias, the mint family. Even though heartleaf skullcap may look tender, it’s actually a very cold tolerant native plant.

As soon as it gets hot, it will go underground. Depending on weather, it may be slow to return, but will always come back in cooler weather. Its fleshy roots will spread, so you can dig them up and move to new areas where you want to cover bare winter ground with fuzzy gray foliage.

Skullcap, Shrubby Purple   Scutellaria wrightii (2018)
6 in x 1ft Native, low water use; drought and heat tolerant; showy blooms; attracts bees; cut back by 1/2 after bloom if needed to keep compact.  covered with light blue to violet flowers from March all the way through to July

Rock Rose, Brazilian Pavonia hastata (2018)
3ft x 4ft Like our native pink rock rose (Pavonia lasiopetala) this species is a relative of the more tropical hibiscus, but with more drought and cold tolerance.

Plant Brazilian rock rose in full sun and give it plenty of space, since it can get up to 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide. In a bit of shade it will stay smaller, but will still flower prolifically.

In mild winters, Brazilian rock rose may be evergreen, but will be deciduous in colder winters. There’s no need to shear to the ground in winter, but a light pruning in very early spring will encourage bushier, less leggy growth. If you have the time, lightly shearing during the growing season will also encourage more of those gorgeous little flowers.

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