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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.


Zinnia grandiflora 'Gold on Blue'

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Common Name: Prairie Zinnia Gold on Blue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 18+"
Description:

Outstanding selection of native prairie zinnia chosen for its vigor, foliage color and large flowers. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Excellent for hot, dry sites; thrives in all soil types, even dry clay. Recommended for slopes, along driveways and other places where it can spread as a large scale groundcover. Developed by David Salman.

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.

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.


Cowania mexicana

Common Name: Cliffrose
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6'
Mature Width: 6'
Garden Notes: SHRUB, Moderate growth at start, rapid when irrigated. Excess moisture distorts form. has a natural gnarled appearance.

Melampodium leucanthum

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Common Name: Blackfoot Daisy
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: White with Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Nice Panhandle native. Long bloom season. Rock garden. Showy when in bloom. Reseeds nicely in gravel. To less extent in flower


Garden Notes: Reseeds nicely in gravel. To less extent in flower beds. The volunteer plants will often be stronger than the plants you buy from me. Look for the narrow leaves in early summer and let them grow. I’ve never had more plants than I wanted.