0

Engelmann’s Daisy

This cheerful perennial grows up to 3 feet tall in full sun. The bright yellow flowers bloom from March until July, with the greatest occurrence during the spring. This is a very common wild [...]

0

Old Man’s Beard

Sun or partial shade. A perennial vine, most often seen along roadsides or fences, where its wispy plumes are a signature of late summer. Male and female plants produce different flowers, but [...]

0

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 [...]

0

Snake Apple

A native vine with deeply lobed leaves. The flowers are small and yellow, but the big red fruits they produce are distinctive and eye-catching. Balsam gourd grows well in part shade and is [...]

0

Pearl Milkweed Vine

An unobtrusive vine whose small flowers bear a curiously shiny pearl-like center. Often found growing in shaded settings around live oaks and Texas persimmon. Seed pods develop in summer, covered [...]

0

Devil’s Bouquet

A low, sprawling annual that blooms throughout the warm season. The gray-green, fleshy foliage is sticky to the touch with a mottled appearance. The bright red flowers make it a standout in dry [...]

0

Croton

Sun. A humble annual croton with silvery-yellow, fragrant leaves. The flowers are tiny. Ubiquitous in the rocky limestone of the Edwards Plateau and sandy soils, it forms a wild groundcover in [...]

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

Coastal Live Oak

Full sun in deep, well-drained soils. Evergreen and sprawling, with the stiff glossy leaves typical of live oaks. Coastal live oak is the classic live oak of the Southern U.S., casting deep, [...]

0

Bur Oak

Full sun. Deciduous, with recognizably large acorns and leaves. The flowers appear in the spring, with greenish-yellow catkins. Bur oak is a good shade tree, fairly resistant to oak wilt, growing [...]