Month: April 2012

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Firecracker Fern (Russelia equisetiformis) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Firecracker Fern (Russelia equisetiformis).   From the entry: “An evergreen fernlike, flowering, drought tolerant perennial that is adapted to our fiery summers? Yes please, I’ll take two! This smallish, fern look alike,

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Golden Showers Thryallis (Galphimia glauca) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Golden Showers Thryallis (Galphimia glauca).   From the entry: “Golden Showers will shower you with golden flowers for a very long period, starting at spring and continuing up until frost. Thryallis is

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Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus).   From the entry: “The Turks are invading and they are wielding adorable red caps! Yes, yes, Turk’s cap are becoming more and more common in Central Texas

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Mock Orange (Philadelphus coronarius) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Mock Orange (Philadelphus coronarius).   From the entry: “Do not mock Mock Orange as it is an excellent Texas adapted tree. This fast growing shrub will turn eventually in to a small