Wedelia trilobata Creeping Daisy

Wedelia trilobata is native to the northern part of South America and the West Indies. It is a creeping evergreen perennial that roots at the leaf nodes and spreads widely. The leaves are ovate and usually 3 lobed. The flower is a yellow daisy-like flower that is approximately 1 inch across. The plant makes an […]

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Vitex agnus-castus ‘Montrose Purple’ Chaste Tree, Texas Lilac

Vitex agnus-castus ‘Montrose Purple’ is a large deciduous shrub or small tree when limbed up with aromatic, palmately compound leaves. From early summer to frost the Texas Lilac is covered with 8-12″ long fragrant flower spikes. The flowers are a brilliant medium violet color and work very well for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds into […]

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Viburnum suspensum ‘ Sandankwa Viburnum

Viburnum suspensum is a dense compact evergreen shrub native to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan and is covered with leathery dark green leaves. The leaves are oval in shape and have serrated edges. In late winter to early spring 2-4″ clusters of light pink tubular flowers appear, which attract bees and butterflies. These flowers will […]

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Veronica spicata ‘Sunny Border Blue’ Speedwell

Veronica spicata ‘Sunny Border Blue’ is a full sun, clumping perennial with lance-shaped, crinkled, and toothed, glossy green leaves. Speedwell bears an erect, sturdy flower spikes up to 7 inches long. The flowers are tubular, dark violet-blue and occur from early summer to late fall. These flowers are great as cut flowers and also will […]

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Verbena tenuisecta ‘ Fuchsia Moss Verbena

Moss Verbena is originally from South America. The leaves are highly divided and the plant tends to grow low giving it the common name of Moss Verbena. This plant does great in full sun and dry areas, great for rock gardens. Moss Verbena grows fast and will make a quick groundcover for any bare spots […]

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Tulbaghia violacea Society Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea is a fast growing plant that forms clumps reaching 30 inches in height. This plant grows well in dry circumstances and makes a good rock garden or container plant. The plant has gray-green narrow leaves that are somewhat evergreen in warmer climates. Society Garlic gives off a garlic scent and has been said […]

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Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress

The bright green fern-like leaves give the Bald Cypress its unique look. Its leaves turn a coppery bronze in the autumn, then drop in the winter. A spherical green female cone will ripen to a brown in autumn and males will produce perdent red cones in late winter. It has rapid to moderate growth of […]

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Tagetes lucida Mexican Mint Marigold

Mexican Mint Marigold is a native to Central America and has small golden yellow marigold-like flowers. This Marigold will bloom from late summer to early winter providing show stopping color for fall. This is a great plant to put next to other fall bloomers such as Salvia leucantha. The foliage has a refreshing smell that […]

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Stachys byzantina ‘Helen Von Stein’ Lamb’s Ear

Lamb’s Ear is a mat-forming, dense, white/gray woolly perennial. The leaves are extremely hairy and very soft to the touch, thus the name Lamb’s Ear. The Helen Von Stein is one of the best varieties available with larger leaves and it is more heat and humidity resistant. This cultivar does not bear flowers which would […]

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Salvia x sylvestris ‘May Night’ May Night Sage

Salvia x sylvestris ‘May Night’ will put on a color show all summer with fuzzy dark purple colored flower spikes. To extend the bloom just cut back. May Night Sage can get 18-36″ tall and 24″ wide at maturity. This is a great plant to attract birds and bees into the garden. Foliage is rough […]

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