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Leucophyllum minus

Common Name: Big Bend Silverleaf
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue/Purple
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

More cold tolerant than other Texas sage with smaller leaves. Nice small shrub. Retains gray color through winter. Purple blooms after rain.


Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Common Name: Magnus Coneflower
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Reddish Purple
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

New for 2017.


Echinacea purpurea 'Baby Swan White'

Common Name: Baby Swan White Cone Flower
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18-23"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

New for 2017. White cone flower brings nice contrast to the garden.


Artemisia dracunculus 'Tarragon'

Common Name: Tarragon
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Whitish Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18-36"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

Seed used for cooking. Larval food plant for the American Lady Butterfly.


Mirabilis multiflora

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Common Name: Desert Four O'Clock
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Mounding, brilliant deep magenta blooms at different times of the day for a long season, dies to ground in winter. It can reseed. Remove seedlings while young. The roots form tubers that can be difficult to remove.


Garden Notes: Give it plenty of room. It covers 4 ft completely by end of summer. Hummingbird moths will visit this plant.

Artemisia schmidtiana

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Common Name: Silver Mound
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Foliage plant with finely dissected leaves. Very attractive in the low border.


Artemisia frigida

Common Name: Fringed Prairie Sage
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Fragrant, Fine textured silver-grey foliage, Works well in native grass lawns spreads by rhizomes, May take over a flower bed, Good for a tough area.


Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

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Common Name: Sparkle White Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Early blooming, compact, free flowering plant AAS AND FSG award winner!


Garden Notes: Good in containers and flower beds.

Artemisia arborescens

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Common Name: Powis Castle
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Width: 4-6'

Oenothera macrocarpa missouriensis

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Common Name: Missouri Evening Primrose
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Large yellow blooms over a wide base of glossy green leaves. It has a long bloom time with additional water. Handle drought extremely well. With little to no additional water it will produce early summer blooms.


Garden Notes: Very nice Panhandle native.