Henderson County Texas Master Gardeners Dream Garden
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Henderson County Texas Master Gardeners

Dream Garden

The Master Gardeners maintain our "Dream Garden" located within the East Texas Arboretum grounds. Come out and see what beautiful things we have growing in the garden.

The Henderson County Master Gardener garden at the East Texas Arboretum was first started as a trial garden for "EarthKind Roses" at the end of the test is was converted to a cottage garden called "Texas Cottage Garden."

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Following is a list of plant profiles for the plants we have in our Dream Garden:

~~~ Althea/Rose of Sharon ~~~

~~~ hibiscus syriacus ~~~

Althea

Deciduous ornamental shrub/tree. Sun/part shade. Height 12 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Amiga Mia Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa amiga mia ~~~

Amiga Mia Rose

Shrub rose. Very fragrant. Full sun. Height to 4 ft. Medium pink double blooms.

~~~ Angel Trumpet ~~~

~~~ brugmansia ~~~

Angel Trumpet

Poisonous plant. Large, long trumpet shaped flowers. Blooms start in late evening. Sun/part shade. Height 8-10 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Angelonia ~~~

~~~ angelonia angustifolia ~~~

Angelonia

Thrives on heat. Annual. Sun/part shade. Height to 2 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Asian Jasmine 'Snow-n-Summer' ~~~

~~~ trachelospermum ~~~

Asian Jasmine Snow in Summer

Evergreen ground cover with pink and white new growth. Drought tolerant. Sun/part shade. Height to 10 in.

~~~ Augusta Duelberg Salvia ~~~

~~~ salvia farinacea ~~~

Augusta Duelberg Salvia

Drought tolerant, low maintenance. Full sun. Height 24-36 in. Blooms late spring/mid fall.

~~~ Banana Shrub ~~~

~~~ michelia figo ~~~

Banana Shrub

Fragrant. Sun to part shade. Height 6 to 10 ft. Blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Belindas Dream Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa hybrida ~~~

Belindas Dream Rose

Shrub rose. Fragrant. Bloom pink, 3-4 in Full sun. Height to 6 ft. Blooms all season.

~~~ Black Eyed Susan Vine ~~~

~~~ thunbergia alata ~~~

Black Eyed Susan

Herbaceous tender perennial/annual climber. Full sun, part shade. Height 6-8 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Black Gum ~~~

~~~ nyssa sylvatica ~~~

Black Gum Tree

Medium sized deciduous tree. Leaves turn orange, scarlet, purple in fall. Sun/part shade. Height 30-60 ft.

~~~ Bluebonnets ~~~

~~~ lupinus texensis ~~~

Bluebonnets

State flower of Texas. Annual. Full sun. Height to 2 ft. Blooms spring.

~~~ Bob McDonald's Red Oak ~~~

~~~ quercus shumardii ~~~

Bob McDonalds Red Oak Tree

Good tree for large sites. Fall color red-orange to orange. Height 60-80 ft. Moderate growth.

~~~ Brazilian Rock Rose ~~~

~~~ pavonia braziliensis ~~~

Brazilian Rock Rose

Drought tolerant shrub. Sun/part shade. Height to 3 ft. Blooms late spring/fall.

~~~ Bridal Wreath Spirea ~~~

~~~ spirea vanhoutel ~~~

Bridal Wreath Spirea

Deciduous shrub with arching branches. Sun/part shade. Height to 6 ft. Blooms spring.

~~~ Bronze Fennel ~~~

~~~ foeniculum vulgare ~~~

Bronze Fennel

Annual/biennial. Attractive to bees, butterflies, birds. Sun/part shade. Height to 4 ft. Blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Burgundy Leaf Canna Lily ~~~

~~~ canna x generalis ~~~

Burgundy Leaf Canna Lily

Sun/part shade. Height to 6 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Bush Lespedeza ~~~

~~~ lespedeza thunbergii ~~~

Bush Lespedeza

Bush clover. Deciduous shrub. Sun/part shade. Height to 5 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Butterfly Ginger ~~~

~~~ hedychium coronarium ~~~

Butterfly Ginger

Sweet, fragrant. Perennial, evergreen. Multiplies reliably. Full sun, part shade. Height 4-5 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Butterfly Weed ~~~

~~~ asclepias tuberosa ~~~

Butterfly Weed

Drought tolerant. Full sun. Height 3-4 ft. Blooms May to September.

~~~ California Poppy ~~~

~~~ eschscholzia californica ~~~

California Poppy

Easy to grow, drought tolerant annual. Full sun. Height 4-12 in. Blooms Feb-Oct.

~~~ Camellia ~~~

~~~ camellia japonica ~~~

Camelia

Evergreen shrub. Partial shade. Height 5-6 ft. Blooms winter to spring.

~~~ Candlestick Tree ~~~

~~~ cassia alata ~~~

Candlestick Tree

Yellow flower bud before opening up resemble candles. Blooms summer/fall. Full sun. Germinate the seeds for next year. Usually an annual here. Height 5-8 ft.

~~~ Cappuccino Rudbeckia ~~~

~~~ rudbeckia hirta ~~~

Cappuccino Rudbeckia

Large orange-red flowers. Height 18-20 in. Blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Cassia Plant ~~~

~~~ cassia ~~~

Cassia Plant

Full sun, part shade. Height to 5 ft. Prolific bloomer spring/fall.

~~~ Chinese Pistache ~~~

~~~ pistacia chinensis ~~~

Chinese Pistache

Deciduous. Excellent shade tree. Brilliant orange-red to gold fall color. Sun. Height to 40 ft.

~~~ Cleyera ~~~

~~~ ternstroemia gymnanthera ~~~

Cleyera

Slow grower. Prefers dappled shade. Height to 8 ft. Blooms summer.

~~~ Color Guard Yucca ~~~

~~~ yucca filamentosa ~~~

Color Guard Yucca

Tough as nails. Ideal for no maintenance garden. Perennial with bright creamy yellow leaves and green edges. Full sun, part shade. Height 2-3 ft.

~~~ Copper Canyon Daisy ~~~

~~~ tagetes lemonii ~~~

Copper Canyon Daisy

Drought tolerant. Pungent fragrance. Full sun, part shade. Height to 6 ft. Blooms fall to frost.

~~~ Coral Drift Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa meidrifora ~~~

Coral Drift Rose

Excellent disease resistance. Full sun. Height to 18 in. Peach coral blooms spring to frost.

~~~ Coral Honeysuckle ~~~

~~~ lonicera sempervirens ~~~

Coral Honeysuckle

Evergreen vine. Full sun, part shade. Height to 20 ft. Blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Coreopsis ~~~

~~~ coreopsis ~~~

Coreopsis

Blooming ground cover. Sun to part shade Height 4 to 12 in. Yellow blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Cosmos ~~~

~~~ cosmos sulphureus ~~~

Cosmos

Sunflower family. Annual. Easily grown from seeds. Full sun, part shade. Height 2-4 ft. Blooms mid summer/frost.

~~~ Crapemyrtle ~~~

~~~ lageratroemia indica ~~~

Crape Myrtle

Bush/tree. Fall leaf color. Winter exfoliating bark. Sun/part shade. Height 18 in. to 35 ft. Blooms summer.

~~~ Creeping Phlox ~~~

~~~ phlox stolonifera ~~~

Creeping Phlox

Star-like purple blooms in spring. Full shade / part sun. Height to 10 in.

~~~ Crossvine ~~~

~~~ bignonia capreolata ~~~

Crossvine

Vine native to east Texas. Uses trellis. Part shade. Height 30-50 ft. Blooms spring/fall.

~~~ Desert Willow "Bubba" ~~~

~~~ chilopsis linearis ~~~

Desert Willow Bubba

Shrub or tree native to west Texas. Heat tolerant. Full sun. Height 15-40 ft. Blooms spring/fall.

~~~Desert Willow "Timeless Beauty"~~~

~~~ chilopsis linearis monhews ~~~

Desert Willow Timeless Beauty

Seedless cultivar that blooms longer. Drought resistant/tolerant. Sun/part shade. Height to 12 ft. Blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Desperado Sage ~~~

~~~ leucophyllum frutescens ~~~

Desperado Sage

Drought tolerant evergreen shrub. Full sun. Height 4 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Dianthus / Pinks ~~~

~~~ dianthus ~~~

Dianthus

Sun/part shade. Height 6 to 18 in. Fragrant blooms May to October.

~~~ Duchess de Brabant Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa ~~~

Duchess de Brabant Rose

Tea rose. Earth kind. Very Fragrant. Height to 6ft. Blooms rose pink.

~~~Dwarf Mexican Petunia ~~~

~~~ ruellia brittoniana ~~~

Dwarf Mexican Petunia

Texas Superstar. Heat tolerant. Spreads quickly. Full sun/part shade. Height to 12 in. Blooms summer to frost.

~~~ Dwarf Mondo Grass ~~~

~~~ ophiopogon japonicus ~~~

Dwarf Mondo Grass

Sun to part shade. Height 4-6 in.

~~~ Dwarf Yaupon Holly ~~~

~~~ ilex vomitoria nana ~~~

Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Slow growing mounding shrub. Sun, part shade. Height 2 ft.

~~~ Elizabeth Salter day lily ~~~

~~~ hemerocallis ~~~

Elizabeth Salter day lily

Midseason rebloomer. Sun/part shade. Height to 2 ft. Large pink flowers.

~~~ Ellen bosanquet crinum ~~~

~~~ crinum ~~~

Ellen bosanquet crinum

Tough bulb offers burgundy flowers July to August. Sun/part shade. Height to 3 ft.

~~~ Esperanza ~~~

~~~ tecoma stans ~~~

Esperanza

Texas Superstar. Tender perennial. Sun. Height to 6 ft. Yellow blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Fall Aster ~~~

~~~ aster ~~~

Fall Aster

Hardy perennial. Full sun, part shade. Height 3-4 ft. Blooms late summer/fall.

~~~ Fire Power Nandina ~~~

~~~ nandina domestica ~~~

Fire Power Nandina

Commonly called Heavenly Bamboo. Broadleaf evergreen shrub. Full sun/ part shade. Height 2 ft.

~~~ Fire Spike ~~~

~~~ odontonema strictum ~~~

Fire Spike Nandina

Sun to part shade. Height 2 to 6 ft. Red blooms late summer to winter

~~~ Flapjack ~~~

~~~ Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ~~~

Kalanchoe

Oval evergreen succulent with fleshy oval red-margined, light green leaves. Annual. Full sun/part sun. Height to 3 ft.

~~~ Flowering Quince ~~~

~~~ chaenomeles japonica ~~~

Flowering Quince

Deciduous spiny shrub. Drought tolerant. Sun/part shade. Height 6-10 ft. Blooms late winter/early spring.

~~~ Forest Pansy Redbud ~~~

~~~ cercis canadensis ~~~

Forest Pansy Redbud

Deciduous tree. Scarlet-purple color to new foliage. Matures to maroon. Sun. Height to 20 ft. Rosy pink flowers early spring.

~~~ Frankston Flowering Peach ~~~

~~~ prunus persica ~~~

Frankston Flowering Peach tree

Deciduous tree. Self fertile. Sun. Height to 19 ft. Blooms spring.

~~~ Gaillardia/Indian Blanket ~~~

~~~ gaillardia pulchella ~~~

Gaillardia

Short lived perennial/annual. Full sun/part shade. Blooms May to August.

~~~ Gaura ~~~

~~~ gaura lindheimeri ~~~

Gaura

Native Texas perennial. Full sun/part shade. Height to 2 ft. Blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Gingko ~~~

~~~ gingko biloba ~~~

Gingko

Maidenhead tree. Leaves turn yellow in fall. Sun/part shade. Height to 66 ft.

~~~ Gulf Stream Nandina ~~~

~~~ nandina domestica ~~~

Gulf Stream Nandina

Heavenly Bamboo. Compact shrub. Intense red new growth. Sun/part shade. Height to 3 ft. Blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Henry Duelberg Salvia ~~~

~~~ salvia farinacea ~~~

Henry Duelberg Salvia

Texas Superstar. Drought tolerant, low maintenance. Full sun. Height 3 ft. Blooms late spring/mid fall.

~~~ Heritage Garlic ~~~

~~~ allium sativum ~~~

Heritage Garlic

Easy to grow. Decorative seed pods in Fall. Perennial. Full sun to part shade. Blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Juniper ~~~

~~~ juniper ~~~

Juniper

Hardy creeping shrub. Full sun/part shade.

~~~ Lamb's Ear ~~~

~~~ stachys byzantina ~~~

Lambs Ear

Makes rapidly spreading mat. Sun/part shade. Height 8-18 in. Blooms May to July.

~~~ Lantana ~~~

~~~ verbenaceae ~~~

Lantana

Perennial shrub. Sun/part shade. Height to 6 ft. Blooms summer to fall.

~~~ Larkspur ~~~

~~~ delphinium ~~~

Larkspur

TX Superstar. Reseeding winter annual. Height 3 ft. Blooms spring.

~~~ Lindheimer's Muhly Grass ~~~

~~~ muhlenbergia lindheimers ~~~

Lindheimers Muhly

Silvery seed heads. Texas native. Heat tolerant. Full sun. Height 2-5 ft. Blooms spring/summer.

~ Loropetalum / Chinese Fringe Flower ~

~~~ loropetalum chinese ~~~

Loropetalum

Evergreen shrub. Sun / part shade. Height 5 to 8 ft.

~~~ Louisiana Iris ~~~

~~~ iris spp ~~~

Louisiana Iris

Handles wet areas well. Full sun/part shade. Height to 3 ft. Blooms spring.

~~~ Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus ~~~

~~~ hibiscus acetosella ~~~

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus

Poor mans Japanese Maple. Drought and heat resistant. Full sun. Height to 5 ft. Green/rust tones in greenhouse. Burgundy in full sun.

~~~ Marigold ~~~

~~~ tagetes ~~~

Marigold

Hardy, incredibly easy growing, reliable annual. Full sun. Height to 18 in.

~~~ Mars Madness Hibiscus ~~~

~~~ hibiscus ~~~

Mars Madness Hibiscus

9 inch blooms on top of copper-purple leaves. Full sun. Height to 4 ft. Blooms summer to fall.

~~~ Maxima Rudbeckia ~~~

~~~ rudbeckia maxima ~~~

Maxima Rudbeckia

Drought resistant. Full sun. Height 12 to 24 in. Blooms summer.

~~~ Mealy Cup Sage ~~~

~~~ salvia farinacea ~~~

Mealy Cup Sage

Large coneflower. Sun/light shade. Height 5 to 7 ft. Blooms summer.

~~~ Mexican Feather Grass ~~~

~~~ nassella tenuissima ~~~

Mexican Feather Grass

Drought tolerant. Sun/partial shade. Height 18 to 24 in. Blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Mexican Heather / False Heather ~~~

~~~ cuphea hyssopifolia ~~~

Mexican Heather

Tender perennial/annual. Full sun, part shade. Height 12-18 in. Blooms all year.

~~~ Mexican Mint Marigold ~~~

~~~ tagetes lucida ~~~

Mexican Mint Marigold

Spanish tarragon. Tender perennial. Licorice scent. Full sun. Height 2 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Minnie Pearl Phlox ~~~

~~~ phlox carolina ~~~

Minnie Pearl Phlox

Sun/partial shade. Height 15 to 20 in. White blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Mock Orange / English Dogwood ~~~

~~~ philadelphus coronarius ~~~

Mock Orange

Deciduous shrub. Sun/part shade. Height to 10 ft. Sweet scented white flowers in spring.

~~~ Mondo Grass ~~~

~~~ ophiopogon japonicus ~~~

Mondo Grass

Easy care perennial. Sun/partial shade. Height 12 to 15 in. Blooms spring/summer.

~~~ Morning Glory Bush/Tree ~~~

~~~ ipomoea ~~~

Bush Morning Glory

Prolific bloomer. Low maintenance. Full sun/part shade. Propagation by stem cuttings easy. Toxic leaves, roots and fruits. Cut above ground and cover with mulch in this area. Height 6-12 ft.

~~~ Mutabilis Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa ~~~

Mutabilis Rose

China rose. Earth kind. Height to 10 ft. Blooms yellow, turns pink then red.

~~~ Nell Harvey Canna ~~~

~~~ canna x generalis ~~~

Nell Harvey Canna

Sun, part shade. Height to 8 ft. Blooms spring/fall.

~~~ Obedient Plant ~~~

~~~ physostegia virginiana ~~~

Obedient Plant

Perennial, mint family. Spreads easily. Sun, part shade. Height 1-4 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Oxblood Lily / Schoolhouse Lily ~~~

~~~ rhodophiala bifida ~~~

Oxbow Lily

Full sun, part shade. Height 6-12 in. Blooms late summer/fall.

~~~ Peggy Martin Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa peggy martin ~~~

Peggy Martin Rose

Semi-thornless climber. Survived hurricane Katrina. Fragrant. Full sun. Height to 15 ft. Pink cluster blooms.

~~~ Perle d'Or Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa ~~~

Perle d'Or Rose

Polyantha. Earth kind. Very fragrant. Height to 4 ft. Apricot buds open to golden buff pink blooms.

~~~ Phlox ~~~

~~~ phlox paniculata ~~~

Phlox

Hardy through out Texas. Full sun, part shade. Height to 5 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Pink Chinese Indigo ~~~

~~~ indigofera amblyantha ~~~

Pink Chinese Indigo

Deciduous low growing shrub. Full sun. Height 2-3 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Pink Double Knock-out Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa radtkopink ~~~

Pink Double Knock-out Rose

Shrub rose. Low maintenance. Sun. Height to 4 ft. Blooms bubblegum pink spring to frost.

~~~ Pink Muhly Grass ~~~

~~~ muhlenbergia capillaris ~~~

Pink Muhly Grass

Herbaceous perennial. Drought tolerant. Easy to grow native ornamental grass. Full sun, part shade. Height 18-36 in. Blooms late summer/fall.

~~~ Plumbago ~~~

~~~ plumbago auriculata ~~~

Plumbago

Tender perennial. Sun/part shade. Height 3-4 ft. Blooms May to frost.

~~~ Poppy ~~~

~~~ papaver ~~~

Poppy

Sun loving Hardy annual. Does not transplant well. Self sows where contented. Gray-green foliage Height to 4 ft. Blooms late spring.

~~~ Popcorn Drift Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa novarospop ~~~

Popcorn Drift Rose

Yellow fading to creamy white. Full sun. Height to 18 in. Blooms spring to frost.

~~~ Purple Coneflower ~~~

~~~ echinacea purpurea ~~~

Purple Coneflower

Aster family. Full sun, part shade. Height 2-5 ft. Blooms late spring/fall.

~~~ Purple Jasmine ~~~

~~~ cestrum elegans ~~~

Purple Jasmine

Sun/part shade. Height 4-6 ft. Fragrant blooms spring to fall.

~~~ Rainbow Knock-out Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa radtko ~~~

Rainbow-Rose

Earth kind shrub rose. Sun. Height to 4 ft. Coral pink blooms with yellow centers.

~~~ Red Double Knock-out Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa radtko ~~~

Red Double Knock-out Rose

Shrub rose. Low maintenance. Resistant to black spot. Sun. Height to 4 ft. Blooms spring to frost.

~~~ Red Oak ~~~

~~~ quercus shumardii ~~~

Red Oak Tree

Good tree for large sites. Fall color red-orange to orange. Height 60-80 ft. Moderate growth.

~~~ Red Oleander ~~~

~~~ nerium oleander ~~~

Red Oleander

Evergreen shrub. Sun. Height to 12 ft. Blooms summer to fall.

~~~ Root Beer Plant ~~~

~~~ piper auritum ~~~

Root Beer Plant

Large leafed perennial. Related to pepper plant. Leaves can have spicy aromatic scent. Hardy to 32 degrees F. Will regrow from roots. Part/Full shade. Height to 6 ft.

~~~ Savannah Holly Tree ~~~

~~~ ilex x attenuate ~~~

Savannah Holly

Full sun, part shade. Height to 35 ft. Fall and winter heavy clusters of red berries.

~~~ Saw Tooth Oak ~~~

~~~ quercus acutissima ~~~

Saw Tooth Oak

Attractive durable shade tree. Fairly fast grower. Sun. Height to 60 ft. Leaves golden in spring.

~~~ Shrimp Plant ~~~

~~~ justicia brandegeana ~~~

Shrimp Plant

Easy to grow and not usually bothered by pests. Full sun, part shade. Height 3-5 ft.

~~~ Snowball Viburnum ~~~

~~~ viburnum opulus ~~~

Snowball Viburnum

Masses of large pure white bloom clusters in spring/summer. Sun to part shade. Height to 12 ft.

~~~ Society Garlic ~~~

~~~ tulbaghia violacea ~~~

Society Garlic

Attractive ornamental. Leaves have garlicky odor. Sun. Height to 24 in. Blooms for months.

~~~ Spice Rose ~~~

~~~ rosa ~~~

Spice Rose

China rose. Earth kind. Fragrant. Height to 5 ft. Blooms blush pink.

~~~ Spider Lily / Surprise Lily ~~~

~~~ lycoris radiata ~~~

Spider Lily

Bulb, does not produce seeds. Full sun, part shade. Height 12-15 in. Blooms fall.

~~~ Spirea ~~~

~~~ spiraea japonica ~~~

Spirea Japonica

Deciduous shrub. Sun/part shade. Height to 6 ft. Pink blooms spring to summer.

~~~ Stella De Oro ~~~

~~~ hemerocallis.stella de oro ~~~

Stella De Oro Daylily

Gold reblooming daylily. Full sun, part shade. Height to 12 in.

~~~ Stonecrop "Angelina" ~~~

~~~ sedum ~~~

Stonecrop

Low maintenance. Full sun, part shade. Height 2-4 in. Yellow blooms late spring.

~~~ Sweet Olive ~~~

~~~ osmanthus fragrans ~~~

Sweet Olive

Large slow growing shrub. Fragrant. Morning sun, afternoon shade. Height 6 ft. Blooms most of the year.

~~~ Tatarian Daisy ~~~

~~~ aster tataricus ~~~

Tatarian Daisy

Full sun, part shade. Height 3-5 ft. Blooms fall.

~~~Texas Star Hibiscus ~~~

~~~ hibiscus coccineus ~~~

Texas Star Hibiscus

Grows rapidly. Sun. Height to 7 ft. Blooms June to October.

~~~Turks Cap ~~~

~~~ malvaviscus arboreus ~~~

Turks Cap

Herbaceous perennial. Drought tolerant. Heat tolerant. Sun/part shade/shade. Height 2-3 ft. Blooms May - Nov.

~~~Twist of Lime Abelia ~~~

~~~ abelia x grandiflora ~~~

Twist of Lime Abelia

Evergreen shrub. Sun/part shade. Spring leaves green and yellow. Later in year, green and ivory. White flowers.

~~~ Verbena on a Stick ~~~

~~~ verbena bonariensis ~~~

Verbena on a Stick

Self seeds readily. Full sun. Height 3-4 ft. Blooms summer/fall.

~~~ Viola ~~~

~~~ viola ~~~

Viola

Self-seeding annual with nickel sized flowers marked with purple, yellow and white. Sun/part shade. Height to 7 in. Cool season bloomer.

~~~ Vitex Tree / Chaste Tree ~~~

~~~ vitex agnus-castus ~~~

Vitex

Deciduous. Tough and hardy. Height to 15 ft. Blooms spring, re-blooms late summer/fall.

~~~ Wild Flowering Pear ~~~

~~~ pyrus calleryana ~~~

Wild Flowering Pear

Ornamental tree. Drought tolerant. Sun. Height to 30 ft. Prolific white blooms in spring.

~~~ Wine Cup ~~~

~~~ callirhoe involucrata ~~~

Wine Cup

Texas native sprawling perennial. Hardy, drought tolerant. Height 6-18 in. Blooms Feb - July.

~~~ Winter Honeysuckle ~~~

~~~ lonicera fragrantissima ~~~

Winter Honeysuckle

Drought tolerant. Sun/part shade. Height 4-6 ft. Blooms winter to spring.

~~~ Yarrow ~~~

~~~ achillea ~~~

White Yarrow

Delicate grayish foliage. Full sun, part shade. Blooms spring/fall.

~~~ Zinnia ~~~

~~~ zinnia elegans ~~~

Zinnia

Annual. Prolific bloomer. Plant in spring. Full sun, part shade. Height to 40 in. Blooms summer/fall.

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