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Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata) 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 Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata).   From the entry: “We try to use Plumbago in part shade situations because the plant is not as drought tolerant in full sun and seems to enjoy the

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Mexican Mint Marigold (Tagetes lucida) 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 Mexican Mint Marigold (Tagetes lucida).   From the entry: “Mexican Marigold Mint is a great choice for heavy deer pressure landscape designs. Its modest size, full sun and part shade tolerance, fall

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Lion’s Tail (Leonotis leonurus) 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 Lion’s Tail (Leonotis leonurus).   From the entry: “Finally here is your chance fulfilling your childhood desire to become a lion tamer star. Although, the only thing you’ll be taming are Lion’s

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Drought Tolerant Back Yard Xeriscape Landscape Design Explained!

Here is a design for a back yard that was recently commissioned from us. The couple is thinking about flipping the house in a few years, and what better way to increase real estate value than installing a killer drought resistant Texas native Xeriscape landscape? About the property; the back is sodded with a relatively

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Trailing Lantana (Lantana montevidensis) 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 Trailing Lantana (Lantana montevidensis).   From the entry: “Trailing lantana is an outstanding pick for any drought resistant flower bed design. Unlike its big brother, Texas Lantana, Trailing lantana is less erect

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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

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Agarita (Mahonia trifoliolata) 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 Agarita (Mahonia trifoliolata).   From the entry: “Agarita is a tough sell; It’s thorny and scraggly. But its many positive characteristics are well worth considering: It’s an evergreen, will thrive both in

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Retama (Parkinsonia aculeata) 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 Retama (Parkinsonia aculeata).   From the entry: “Retama is extremely drought tolerant, and will survive on as little as 12 inches of rain annually. Very long blooming period of yellow clusters of

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Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundiflora) 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 Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundiflora).   From the entry: “If there is one Texas native, small growing, flowering tree you can’t go wrong with, it’s of course a Texas Mountain Laurel. This

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Signs Of Drought Resistance!

Check out this neat looking Xeriscape landscape we recently designed and installed.   In the next week I hope to thoroughly elaborate the process of installing this beautiful desert looking, zen inspired, drought resistant Xeriscape landscape. For now, Check out some more beautiful pictures.  

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Check Out Purdy Xeriscape Landscape Designs!

Due to a high volume of design request we are starting to offer Xeriscape garden designs. You can read about the Xeriscape design process and what we feel is differentiates us from the rest. A common misconception is that Xeriscape design is a style. Sparse desert looking landscapes, full of cacti, agaves and rocks. It

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Free Plants For Kids!

It was while providing an estimate to a potential client in Circle C that they told us they found us on a flyer. Flyer, we asked? What flyer? The thought of tiny little hand, plantning Texas native plants, recommended by us, made us smile. Even our burly, sweaty, belly scratching workers thought it was adorable.

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