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Chaetopappa ericoides

Common Name: Baby White Aster
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 2-8"
Mature Width: 8"
Description:

This little plant can survive some very harsh conditions. It is a creeping plant with white daisies with yellow centers.


Tradescantia occidentalis

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Common Name: Prairie Spiderwort
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Purple to White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Description:

Clump forming perennial with grass-like leaves. Has three petaled blue blooms that last only a day each, but produces many through the season.


Euphorbia marginata

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Common Name: Snow on the Mountain
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Annual,reseeds. Grown for variegated foliage. Good coming up here and there in beds. Pinch back early for bushy plants.


Garden Notes: Snow on the Mountain provides interest with its nice white/green colored leaves mid to late summer. Pinch back a couple of times when it is young to provide a lower.

Ptlea trifoliata

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Common Name: Wafer Ash
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6-12'
Mature Width: 4-6'
Description:

butterflies on blooms and as larval food source, whole tree is fragrant.Produces thin,round wafer-like seeds in fall


Garden Notes: A Panhandle Native. Seed source is from the Palo Duro Canyon area. I am excited to be producing this shrub. It has been a very nice low water, low maintenance small shrub. Glossy green leaves. Has a hint of yellow fall color.

Penstemon albidus 'White'

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Common Name: White Penstemon
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 6"
Description:

panhandle native- late spring bloom. This Penstemon has a short bloom season but is a nice low care plant for the native bed.


Ephedra viridis

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Common Name: Mormon's Tea
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Extreme Enviroment Tolerance Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Very low water use, evergreen low care plant. Cone bearing plant Small white blooms. low reseeding rate.


Asclepias viridis

Common Name: Green Antelope Horn
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Greenish-White with Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Important food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.


Schizachyrium scoparium 'Badlands'

Common Name: Badlands Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 1-3'

Schizachyrium scoparium

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Common Name: Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer to Winter
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green, turning to reddish brown in fall.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Rhus microphylla

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Common Name: Little Leaf Sumac
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 120"
Mature Width: 120"
Description:

Panhandle native Deciduous shrub small leaves, Dark red tart edible berries red fall color Moderate to rapid growth, natural low hedge.


Garden Notes: This has been a great shrub in my yard and in the demo beds. Slow growing and can be open and straggly with absolutely no water for a rough, native type look. With some water and compost it grows faster into a rounded shrub. Mine has reached 14ft across! and 6ft tall. Densely covered with small green leaves till late fall.