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Guayacan

Guayacan flowers.

Sun or partial shade, often found growing in thickets of Southwest Texas. Its leaves appear to grow straight out of the branches, giving it a narrow upright form even in […]

Dyckia

At least 50% sun. An evergreen, tender tropical succulent with stiff, colorful leaves in a variety of silver, green and burgundy shades. Often grown as a potted plant, they’re hardy […]

Thunder Turf

Thunderturf leaves.

Full sun. A mix of buffalo grass, blue grama and curly mesquite; it can establish fairly quickly by seed (in about one month.) Thunderturf aims to provide a soft native […]

Habiturf

Habiturf and Thunderturf leaves.

Full sun. A native turf mix (\”The Ecological Lawn\”) consisting of a mix of buffalo grass, blue grama and curly mesquite; it establishes quickly (in about one month) requires little […]

Curly Mesquite Grass

Sun (at least 6 hours/day during summer.) A warm season shortgrass, drought tolerant and useful as a turf grass. It may grow up to about a foot in height, but […]

Mangave

Best in partial shade. Evergreen down to freezing temperatures; otherwise root hardy, but avoid winter moisture. An interesting bi-generic succulent hybrid between Agave and Manfreda, with many cultivars available in […]

Loquat Oak

Sun. Evergreen. A fast-growing shade tree in the red oak subgroup, with large crinkled leaves that strongly resemble the unrelated Japanese loquat. In spring, the emerging new leaves add a […]

Cedar Sedge

A small evergreen sedge, appearing as a grasslike texture in the shade underneath mountain cedar and other prairie grasses. It grows as a single clump, not a turf, but can […]

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 […]

Morning Glory

Sun. A perennial vine with cheerful purple flowers that easily make up for its long twining tendrils and habit of grabbing and climbing over adjacent plants. Names like \”purple bindweed\” […]