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Hesperaloe parviflora 'Yellow Yucca'

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Common Name: Yellow Yucca
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Very much like red yucca. It seems to be a little shorter, but just as hardy for us. Pale yellow blooms.


Oenothera caespitosa

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Common Name: White Tufted Evening Primrose
Bloom Season: Summer-All
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Fragrant 3-4" blooms open late in the day. Good drainage- rocky soils preferred.


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.

Gaura lindheimeri 'Summer Breeze'

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Common Name: Summer Breeze Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Long lived perennial, taproot, fairly drought tolerant, many white blooms till frost- nice airy effect, takes heat- best given at least 3 ft growing space.


Garden Notes: Reported to be more uniform, more upright habit than Guara 'The Bride' Trial for 2010. Trying for a variiation on 'The Bride'

Ceratoides lanata

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Common Name: Winterfat
Bloom Season: Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 26"
Description:

Shrub. Wooly-white seed heads in winter. Dried flower. Shrub. Wooly-white seedheads in winter. Dried flower. A nearly no care plant, great for the rock or prairie garden


Garden Notes: Listed as a forage plant for deer,rabbits etc in winter. Mine has never been nibbled on. Not particularly showy, but it is extremely tough. Good for a small addition to a native bed.