Month: August 2011

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Artemisia (“Powis Castle”) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Artemisia (“Powis Castle”). From the entry: “This little tank of a plant should be on everyone’s Xeriscape design! Artemisia is has plenty of uses; its very drought tolerant evergreen and is excellent for xeriscaping. The plant is

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Bulbine plant profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Bulbine (B. frutescens, B. caulescens). From the entry: “This aloe looking perennial is a sure candidate for most Xeriscape designs in Austin. The blooms are stellar, very unique and interesting. We install it as a low layer

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Texas Redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and Texas Redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis) is our fifth.   From the entry: “You really cant go wrong with this small and beautiful Texas native tree. Drought tolerant, this tree provides three landscape intrests: an explosion of very showy flowers at early spring, foliage

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Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii) is our fourth.   From the entry: “We love using Black-eyed Susan for its versatility. This short growing perennials is not only deer resistant but also drought tolerant and part shade tolerant, meaning you can use it pretty much