0

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 wide range of [...]

0

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 leaves appear. Texas [...]

0

Widow’s Tears

Winter annual that grows well in shady areas. Grass like sprouts emerge in late October or November that develop into surprisingly dense clumps. In the spring stems adorned with lavender flowers [...]

0

Butterfly Bush

Sun/part shade; semi-evergreen, deciduous in cold winters. Thin leaves on arching branches, with big, fragrant flower cones during the warm season. \n\nProlong blooming by pinching off spent [...]

0

Bush Germander

Sun/part shade. Evergreen (may drop leaves in extreme cold), with silvery foliage resembling Texas sage but better adapted to shade. Lavender flowers summer through fall. Intolerant of [...]

0

Vitex

Sun/partial shade; deciduous, with high heat and drought tolerance.\n\nVitex spreads aggressively by seed, especially around limestone outcrops, dry creekbeds and riparian areas in Bexar County [...]

0

Wild Vervain

Prefers sunny spots with well-drained soil. Flowers are very tiny and this plant is easily overlooked if growing with other wildflowers. Tread lightly. Can be transplanted and grown in a [...]

0

Society Garlic

Sun to part shade. A nearly evergreen perennial, with lavender flowers spring to fall. You can’t miss the garlic odor. The name is a reference to the fact that this garlic can be eaten [...]

0

Gayfeather

Sun/part shade. A striking autumn wildflower with clusters of purple or pinkish-purple blooms on stiff unbranched stems. Makes an excellent cut flower. A Texas native; attracts butterflies.

page 1 of 3