Plant list

What I’m Growing
*Native to Texas or hybrid with Texas parentage

Trees
Acer palmatumJapanese maple
Bauhinia lunarioidesAnacacho orchid tree*
Bauhinia mexicanaMexican orchid tree
Cuppressus arizonica var. glabra ‘Blue Ice’ – Arizona cypress
Diospyros texanaTexas persimmon*
Feijoa sellowianaPineapple guava
Ilex decidua ‘Warren’s Red’ – Possumhaw holly*
Ilex vomitoria ‘Pride of Houston’ – Yaupon holly*
Ilex vomitoria ‘Scarlet’s Peak’*
Ilex vomitoria ‘Will Fleming’ – Yaupon holly ‘Will Fleming’*
LagerstroemiaCrepe myrtle
Leucaena retusa – Golden leadball*
Punica granatum ‘Wonderful’ – Pomegranate
Quercus – Live oak*
Rhus virensEvergreen sumac*
Sophora affinis – Eve’s necklace*
Sophora secundifloraTexas mountain laurel*
Ungnadia speciosa – Mexican buckeye*

Shrubs, Sub-Shrubs, & Woody Perennials
AbutilonFlowering maple: ‘Marilyn’s Choice,’ ‘Bartley Schwarz’, ‘Souvenir de Bonn’, & pink
Abutilon palmeriIndian mallow
Aloysia virgataSweet almond verbena
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii – Flameleaf acanthus*
Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’
Aspidistra elatiorCast-iron plant
Buxus sinica var. insularis ‘Winter Gem’ – ‘Winter Gem’ boxwood
Callicarpa acuminata – Mexican beautyberry, or black beautyberry
Callicarpa americanaAmerican beautyberry*
Chamaerops humilis – Mediterranean fan palm
Chamaerops humilis var. argentea – Silver Mediterranean fan palm
Cyrtomium falcatum – Holly fern
Duranta ‘Sapphire Showers’
Galphimia gracilisGolden thryallis
Hamelia patens – Firebush
Hamelia patens ‘Compacta’ – Dwarf firebush
Justicia spicigerMexican honeysuckle
Lantana camara ‘Irene’ – Lantana ‘Irene’
Lantana urticoides – Texas lantana*
Loropetalum chinensis ‘Plum’ – Chinese fringeflower (Eastern side garden)
Loropetalum chinensis ‘Rubrum’ – Chinese fringeflower (front-island bed)
Loropetalum chinensis ‘Sizzling Pink’ – Chinese fringeflower (lower garden)
Mahonia eurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’ – ‘Soft Caress’ mahonia
Mahonia fortuneiChinese mahonia
Malpighia glabra ‘Nana’ – Dwarf Barbados cherry*
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii – Turk’s cap*
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii ‘Pam Puryear’ – Pam’s Pink Turk’s cap*
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii ‘Alba’ – White Turk’s cap*
Nerium oleander ‘Petite Salmon’ – Oleander ‘Petite Salmon’
Pavonia hastata – Pale pavonia
Phlomis fruticosaJerusalem sage
Phlomis lanata – Dwarf, or littleleaf, Jerusalem sage
Pittosporum ‘Cream de Mint’
Poliomintha longifloraMexican oregano
Rosa ‘Carefree Beauty’ – ‘Carefree Beauty’ rose
Rosmarinus officinalis – Rosemary
Russelia equisetiformis – Firecracker fern
Sabal minor – Texas dwarf palmetto*
Salvia greggiiAutumn sage*, hot pink, red, and coral
Sphaeralcea ambiguaGlobemallow*
Sphaeralcea incana – Gray globemallow*
Tecoma stans ‘Gold Star’ – Gold Star esperanza, or Yellow bells*
Vernonia lindheimeri var. leucophyllaSilver ironweed
Viguiera stenoloba – Skeleton-leaf goldeneye*
Vitex agnus-castusChaste lilac tree (cutting to ground each year & growing as a shrub)

Woody Lilies & Bromeliads
Agave bracteosa – Squid agave
Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’ – Variegated squid agave
Agave colorata
Agave desmettiana ‘Joe Hoak’
Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’
Agave ferox ‘Green Goblet’ – Green Goblet agave
Agave franzosinii
Agave gentryi ‘Jaws’
Agave leopoldii
Agave lophantha*
Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor’*
Agave neomexicanaNew Mexican agave*
Agave ovatifolia‘Whale’s Tongue’ agave
Agave parryi ‘Cream Spike’
Agave parryi var. truncata
Agave ‘Sharkskin’
Agave stricta
Agave victoriae-reginaeQueen Victoria agave
Beschorneria septentrionalis – False red yucca, or false red agave
Dasylirion longissimum – Toothless sotol
Dasylirion texana – Texas sotol*
Dyckia ‘Burgundy Ice’
Dyckia choristaminea ‘Frazzle Dazzle’
Dyckia fosteriana
Dyckia – Peckerwood dyckia (silver leaves, yellow flower; unnamed possible hybrid from Peckerwood Garden)
Hesperaloe funifera ssp. chiangii – Wide-leaf giant hesperaloe
Hesperaloe parviflora – Red yucca*
Hesperaloe parviflora ‘Brakelights’ – Red yucca ‘Brakelights’*
Manfreda undulata ‘Chocolate Chips’ – ‘Chocolate Chips’ manfreda
Mangave ‘Bloodspot’
Mangave ‘Espresso’
Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’
Nolina nelsonii – Blue nolina
Nolina lindheimeriLindheimer nolina*
Nolina texanaTexas nolina*
Yucca aloifolia ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Spanish bayonet*
Yucca desmetiana ‘Blue Boy’ (syn. Yucca aloifolia ‘Purpurea’)
Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’*
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’*
Yucca pallida – Paleleaf yucca*
Yucca recurvifolia ‘Margaritaville’*
Yucca recurvifoliaSoftleaf yucca*
Yucca rostrata ‘Sapphire Skies’*

Perennials
Acanthus mollis – Bear’s breeches
Ageratina havanensisShrubby white boneset, or white mistflower*
Artemisia ‘Oriental Limelight’
Asparagus retrofractus – Ming fern
Aster oblongifolius – Fall aster*
Aquilegia chrysantha var. hinckleyana – Hinckley’s columbine*
Barleria cristata – Philippine violet
Canna ‘Tropicanna’ – Tropicanna canna
Capsicum annuumChile pequin*
Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Dark Knight’ – Bluebeard, or blue spirea
Conoclinium greggii - Gregg’s mistflower*
Coreopsis ‘Route 66′
Cuphea hyssopifoliaMexican heather
Cuphea ‘Twinkle Pink’
Datura wrightiiJimsonweed*
Echinacea purpureaPurple coneflower*
Gomphrena ‘Grapes’
Hemerocallis – Daylily: ‘Wilson’s Yellow,’ ‘Apple Tart,’ ‘Best of Friends’
Hibiscus calyphyllus – Lemon yellow rosemallow
Monarda fistulosa ‘Peter’s Purple’ – Bee balm*
Penstemon baccharifolius – Rock penstemon*
Penstemon tenuisGulf Coast penstemon*
Plumbago auriculata – Plumbago
Salvia coccinea – Tropical sage*
Salvia coccinea ‘Coral Nymph’*
Salvia guaranitica – Majestic sage
Salvia guaranitica ‘Black & Blue’ – Black & Blue sage
Salvia leucantha – Mexican bush sage
Salvia lyrata – Lyreleaf sage*
Salvia madrensis – Forsythia sage
Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’ – Berggarten sage
Salvia officinalis ‘Purpurascens’ – Purple sage
Tagetes lemmoniiCopper canyon daisy
Tagetes lucida – Mexican mint marigold
Thelypteris kunthii – River fern*
Tradescantia occidentalisSpiderwort*
Wedelia texana – Zexmenia*

Grasses, Sedges, & Bamboos
Bambusa multiplex ‘Alphonse Karr’ – Bamboo ‘Alphonse Karr’
Bambusa multiplex ‘Tiny Fern’ – Bamboo ‘Tiny Fern’
Bouteloua gracilis ‘Blonde Ambition’ – Blue grama ‘Blonde Ambition’*
Carex divulsaBerkeley sedge
Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’
Carex phyllocephala ‘Sparkler’ – Sparkler sedge
Carex texensisTexas sedge*
Chasmanthium latifolium – Inland sea oats*
Chasmanthium latifolium ‘River Mist’ – Variegated inland sea oats*
Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ – Variegated flax lily
Liriope muscari ‘Aztec’ – Aztec grass
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’ – Variegated maiden grass
Muhlenbergia dubia – Pine muhly*
Muhlenbergia dumosaBamboo muhly
Muhlenbergia lindheimeri – Lindheimer’s muhly*
Muhlenbergia ‘Pink Flamingos’*
Nassella tenuissima – Mexican feathergrass*
Otatea acuminata aztecorum – Mexican weeping bamboo
Poa arachnifera – Texas bluegrass

Succulents & Cacti
Aloe ‘Blue Elf’
Aloe dyeri – Dyer’s aloe
Aloe maculata (formerly Aloe saponaria) – Soap aloe
Echinocactus grusonii – Golden barrel cactus
Echinocereus pectinatus var. coahuila – Coahuila lace cactus
Echinopsis oxygona ‘Easter’
Euphorbia horrida
Euphorbia rigidaGopher plant
Euphorbia rigida ‘Winter Blush’ – Gopher plant ‘Winter Blush’
Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’ – Pencil tree
Graptopetalum paraguayense – Ghost plant
Graptoveria
Kalanchoe thyrsiflora – Paddle plant
Opuntia basilaris ‘Baby Rita’ – Baby Rita prickly pear
Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’ – Spineless prickly pear
Opuntia ficus-indica – Indian fig*
Opuntia microdasys – Bunny ears cactus
Opuntia ‘Santa Rita’ – Purple prickly pear*
Parodia magnificaBalloon cactus
Sedum acre ‘Elegans’
Sedum mexicanum ‘Lemon Ball’
Sedum nussbaumerianum – Coppertone stonecrop
Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’
Sedum rubrotinctum – Jelly bean plant
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’
Senecio mandraliscae – Blue chalk sticks
Senecio vitalis – Blue chalk fingers
Senecio rowleyanus – String of pearls
Tephrocactus articulatus var. diadematus - Pine cone cactus

Vines
Bignonia capreolata ‘Tangerine Beauty’ – ‘Tangerine Beauty’ Crossvine*
Clematis pitcheri – Purple clematis*
Clematis ‘Rooguchi’
Clematis viticella ‘Etoile Violette’
Gelsemium sempervirensCarolina jessamine*
Ipomoea quamoclit – Cypress vine (self-seeding annual)
Mascagnia macropteraButterfly vine, or gallinita
Solanum jasminoidesWhite potato vine
Trachelospermum jasminoidesStar jasmine

Groundcovers
Asparagus meyeri – Foxtail fern
Callirhoe involucrataWinecup*
Calylophus berlandieri ‘Tuscan Sun’ – ‘Tuscan Sun’ sundrops*
Chrysactinia mexicana – Damianita*
Chrysocephalum apiculatum ‘Flambe Yellow’ – Strawflower
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Bath’s Pink’ – Cheddar pink ‘Bath’s Pink’
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Firewitch’ – Cheddar pink ‘Firewitch’
Dichondra argentea – Silver ponyfoot*
Gazania – Treasure flower
Lantana montevidensis – Purple trailing lantana
Nepeta racemosa – Catmint
Oxalis triangularisPurple oxalis
Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ – Red Dragon knotweed
Ruellia brittoniana ‘Katie’ – Dwarf Mexican petunia
Santolina chamaecyparissus – Lavender cotton
Scutellaria ovataHeartleaf skullcap*
Scutellaria suffrutescens ‘White’
Scutellaris wrightiiPurple skullcap*
Stachys byzantia ‘Fuzzy Wuzzy’ – Lamb’s ear
Stachys byzantia ‘Helen von Stein’ – Lamb’s ear
Stemodia lanata – Wooly stemodia*
Tetraneuris scaposaFour-nerve daisy*, or hymenoxys
Teucrium chamaedrys – Wall germander
Tradescantia pallidaPurple heart
Verbascum thapsus – Giant mullein

Bulbs & Rhizomes
Allium tuberosumGarlic chives*
Bletilla striata – Chinese ground orchid
Iris germanica – Bearded iris: ‘Amethyst Flame’ & a passalong blue-violet dubbed ‘Shoshana’
Iris spuriaSpuria iris, gold
Lycoris radiataSpider lily
xPardancanda norrisiiCandy lily
Rhodophiala bifidaOxblood lily
Tulipa clusiana ‘Cynthia’ – Species tulip
Zephryanthes ‘Labuffarosea’ – Pink rain lily
Zephyranthes x ‘Prairie Sunset’ – ‘Prairie Sunset’ rain lily

Annuals
Capsicum annuum ‘Black Pearl’ – ‘Black Pearl’ ornamental pepper
Cleome ‘Senorita Rosalita’*
Eryngium leavenworthiiLeavenworth’s eryngo
Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’
Ipomoea batatas ‘Ace of Spades’ – Sweet potato vine, purple
Lupinus texensisTexas bluebonnet*
Mina lobataSpanish flag, or exotic love vine
Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ – Purple fountain grass
Thunbergia alata ‘Sunny Lemon Star’ – Sunny Lemon Star clockvine
Turnera ulmifolia ‘Yellow’ – Cuban buttercup
Zinnia angustifoliaOrange narrowleaf zinnia

Pond Plants
Crinum procerum ‘Splendens’ – Pond lily
Cyperus haspensDwarf papyrus
Egeria densa – Anacharis
Nymphaea ‘Helvola’ – Helvola water lily*
Nymphaea ‘Colorado’ – Colorado water lily*

Formerly grown notable plants
Agave americana ‘Marginata’ – Variegated American agave*
Agave americana mediopicta ‘Alba’*
Clematis ‘Duchess of Albany’
Dasylirion wheeleriWheeler sotol, or desert spoon*
Ilex vomitoria ‘Pendula’ – Weeping yaupon holly*
Maurandya antirrhiniflora – Mexican snapdragon vine