Month: December 2011

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Century Plant (Agave americana) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Century Plant (Agave americana).   From the entry: “We consider the Century Plant as the king of agaves in Austin. It is very impressive when big, with its bold structure, and beautiful form. On the rare occasion when

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Mexican Feathergrass (Nassella tenuissima) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Mexican Feathergrass (Nassella tenuissima).   From the entry: “Mexican Feather Grass is a graceful short growing ornamental grass. Don’t let this gentle Texas native to confuse you: It is hard as nails, fuss free and requires very

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Silver Ponyfoot (Dichondra argentea) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Silver Ponyfoot (Dichondra argentea).   From the entry: “Silver Ponyfoot is a wonderful ground cover for drought tolerant landscaping. This attractive Texas native plant is an evergreen, disease and pest resistant and will thrive in both full

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Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Pomegranate (Punica granatum).   From the entry: “Pomegranates are one of our favorite trees! This drought tolerant, disease and pest resistant, hardy tree is one of the staple plants in our Xeriscape flowerbeds designs. Beautiful red blooms