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Yaupon Holly (Upright)

Sun or light shade. Evergreen. An interesting yaupon holly cultivar, admired for its architectural form. Like Italian cypress, this variety grows as a classic exclamation mark in the landscape, with […]

Seep Muhly

Full sun. A small perennial bunchgrass common on weeping limestone outcrops like those common in northern Bexar County. Its older leaves form distinctive, dense, curling fibrous masses; these have been […]

Crape Myrtle

Full sun (crape myrtles will not bloom well in the shade around your live oaks.) Deciduous. Crape myrtle is a lovely ornamental with muscular trunks, colorful peeling bark, and a […]

Texas Redbud

Partial shade. The traffic-stopping sight of redbud in bloom is one of the earliest signs of spring; pink flowers smother the bare branches for a couple of weeks before the […]

Salvia ‘Mystic Spires’

Salvia Mystic Spires

Sun or partial sun. Mystic Spires is a compact version of the standby ‘Indigo Spires’ salvia — believed to have originated as an irradiated seedling. Spikes of deep purple blooms […]

Texas Milkweed

Sun or full Shade. A clump-forming deciduous perennial, up to 24 inches. Thin, dark green, oval shaped leaves grow in opposite pairs up the stem. Each stem is capped by […]

Wand Milkweed

Full sun or part shade. Perennial, stems are slender, up to three feet tall and produced singly or in pairs. The intricate green flowers appear in large umbels along the […]

Green Milkweed

Full sun or part shade. Perennial, with thick green foliage in excess of 24 inches tall and wide. This is one of the taller milkweeds native to San Antonio. A […]

Zizotes Milkweed

Fun sun or partial shade. Perennial, with mounding foliage up to 24 inches tall and wide. Clusters of small, intricate pale green flowers appear throughout the year, followed by conspicuous […]