Photos and plant profiles
with cultivation tips for USDA Zones 7- 8
 in North Central Texas


Anisacanthus wrightii, Flame Anisacanthus,Texas Firecracker

Aquilegia longissima, Long Spurred Columbine

Artemisia schmidtiana, Silver Mound Artemisia

Aristolochia fimbriata, Dutchman's Pipevine

Arum italicum, Italian arum, Cuckoo Pint, Lords and Ladies

Aster oblongifolius, St. Michaelmas Daisy

Caryopteris clandonensis. Blue mist shrub, Blue spirea

Clematis armandii, Evergreen Clematis

Clematis terniflora, Sweet Autumn Clematis

Clematis texensis, 'Duchess of Albany'

Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower

Gelsemium sempervirens, Carolina Jessamine

Helleborus orientalis, Lenten Rose

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus', Variegated Miscanthus

Muhlenbergia capillaries, Gulf Muhly Grass, Pink Muhly

Paeonia, Herbaceous Peony

Phlox subulata, Thrift

Rosmarinus officinalis, Rosemary

Salvia azurea, Pitcher Sage, Prairie Sage

Salvia greggii, Autumn Sage, Cherry Sage

Salvia leucantha, Mexican Bush Sage

Salvia officinalis, Culinary Sage

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Sedum acre, Stonecrop

Senecio cineraria, Dusty Miller

Tricyrtis hirta, Toad Lily

Tagetes lemonii, Copper Canyon Daisy

Verbena bonariensis, Brazilian Verbena

Verbena hybrida 'Blue Princess'

Viola odorata, Sweet Violet


Azalea, "Encore Azalea", Repeat-Blooming Azalea

Berberis thunbergii, Japanese Barberry

Buddleia davidii, Butterfly Bush

Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry

Chaenomeles, Flowering Quince

Elaeagnus ebbingei, Silverberry

Euonymus americanus, Strawberry bush, Heart's a Bustin'

Feijoa sellowiana syn. Acca sellowiana, Pineapple Guava

Forsythia, Yellow Bells

Hydrangea quercifolia, Oak-leaf Hydrangea

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point', Chinese juniper

Kerria japonica 'Pleniflora', Japanese Rose or Kerria Rose

Leucophyllum frutescens, Cenizo Texas Sage

Loropetalum chinense 'Plum Delight', Chinese Fringe Flower

Prunus glandulosa, Flowering Almond

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, Coralberry


Caesalpinia gilliesii, Bird of Paradise

Chilopsos x Catalpa, Chitalpa

Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood

Magnolia x soulangiana, Saucer Magnolia

Pinus Eldarica, Afghan Pine


Allamanda cathartica, Golden Trumpet Allamanda

Bougainvillea, Pot Culture

Cassia alata, Candlestick Plant

Ipomoea batatas, Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine

Plumbago auriculata syn P. capensis, Cape Plumbago

Tecoma stans 'Gold Star, Esperanza


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 "In My Year-round Garden"
she  also wrote the
Plant This For ...
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All plants in the profile pages are 
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