Lamb’s Ear

If you are looking for a deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant perennial, Lamb’s Ear is the ideal plant for you. Resembling the down-turned, soft ears of a lamb, Stachys byzantine, commonly called Lamb’s ear, is a low growing, soft textured perennial with fuzzy, greenish-silver leaves. It grows from …

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Pride of Barbados

Caesalpinia pulcherrima, more often known as Pride of Barbados or Red Bird of Paradise, is a favorite medium to large, tropical shrub for Texas landscapes. You can expect this fast-growing plant to reach 4 to 8 feet tall and around 6 feet wide. It can grow in tree form in …

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Turk’s Cap

Malvaviscus arboreus, or Turk’s Cap, is a large flowering shrub with a natural tendencys, has a tropical look with large leaves, and flowers resembling a turk’s cap bloom or a closed hibiscus flower. It can grow 6 to 8 feet tall and wide with a wild habit that, when used …

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Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex agnus-castus, otherwise known as Chaste Tree or Monk’s Pepper, is a popular tree in Texas especially in residential areas, municipal medians, and parks. This deciduous tree can grow anywhere from 12 to 20 feet tall and will grow well in full sun from zones 6-9. Some of the cultivars …

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Texas Sage

Texas Sage, commonly known by other names as Cenizo, Texas Ranger, or Barometer Bush, is a well-known native shrub often used in Texas commercial and residential landscapes. Texas Sage is evergreen and typically needs full sun to look its best. Texas Sage has very unique silver-gray velvet textured leaves and …

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Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora, often called Glossy Abelia, is a multi-stemmed, bush-like shrub with arching branches and studded with small, glossy, deep-green leaves which are evergreen to semi-evergreen.  This fast-growing, dense shrub is best used as a barrier or hedge due to its spreading nature and towering height of 6 feet. …

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