Month: November 2011

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American Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on American Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana).   From the entry: “American Beautybery is an excellent section for shady spots in your landscape. It will thrive even in a dense shade and will provide you clusters upon clusters of handsome

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Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea).   From the entry: “Echinacea is one of our personal favorites! The flower is quite magical and pronounced; Butterflies can’t get enough of it! A very useful plant that will thrive both in

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Pink Skullcap (Scutellaria suffrutescens) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Pink Skullcap (Scutellaria suffrutescens).   From the entry: “One of the greatest low layer plants you can use! It is very neat and tidy, and will keep its round form quite well. The small pink flowers are

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Bamboo Muhly (Muhlenbergia dumosa) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Bamboo Muhly (Muhlenbergia dumosa) .   From the entry: “Bambo Muhly is a magnificent choice for many locations. The plant’s gentle foliage will grace any larger pots. It is an excellent plant to use as a mid-back

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Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima).   From the entry: “Pride of Barbados could quite easily become the pride of your landscape! The plant’s folliage is graceful and gentle, contrasting beautifuly with the huge bold and showy red