Month: October 2011

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Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides).   From the entry: “You can see this attractive vine in more and more landscapes in Austin. This is great news because Confederate Jasmine is an excellent choice as far as vines go.

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Calylophus (Calylophus Berlandieri) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Calylophus (Calylophus Berlandieri).   From the entry: “If there is an essential Xeriscape Landscape ground cover Calylophus is it. Not only the plant has very modest water needs but it also an evergreen that will provide lush

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Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium Leucanthum) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium Leucanthum). From the entry: “You will love the pronounced daisy like blooms of Blackfoot daisy. It is a maintenance free Texas native plant that is disease and pest resistant and has almost non existent

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Fall Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Fall Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium). From the entry: “A vigorous,  properly placed Fall Aster is a real show stopper. The plant profusely explodes with outstandingly bold purple flowers. Few drought tolerant plants provide such intense color during the