Texas Mixed Border Homeowner Inspiration Garden

English style meets Texas climate in this newest addition in a series of four gardens that demonstrate the elegance and beauty of native Texas plants in a variety of landscape styles employing fine garden design. Download design


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Ageratina havanensis Shrubby boneset, White mistflower, White shrub mistflower, Havana snakeroot, Mistflower Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Bauhinia lunarioides Anacacho orchid tree, Anacacho bauhinia, Orchid tree, Texas plume Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Bignonia capreolata Crossvine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum Chile pequin, Bird pepper, Turkey pepper, Cayenne pepper Annual Subshrub
Chasmanthium latifolium Inland sea oats, Indian wood oats, Wild oats, River oats, Flathead oats, Upland Oats, Upland Sea Oats Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Moist
Clematis drummondii Drummond's clematis, Old man's beard, Texas virgin's bower, Goat's beard Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Cooperia pedunculata Hill Country rain lily, Prairie lily, Rain lily Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Dichondra argentea Silver Ponyfoot, Silver ponysfoot Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Ehretia anacua Anacua, Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Knockaway, Sandpaper tree Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Erigeron modestus Plains fleabane, Prairie fleabane Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Eryngium leavenworthii Leavenworth's eryngo, Eryngo Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Erythrina herbacea Coralbean, Cherokee bean, Red cardinal Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Euphorbia antisyphilitica Candelilla, Wax plant Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Gaura lindheimeri Lindheimer's beeblossom, White gaura, Butterfly gaura Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Gelsemium sempervirens Carolina jessamine, Yellow jessamine, Evening trumpetflower, Poor man's rope Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Hechtia glomerata Guapilla Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Hesperaloe parviflora Red yucca, Coral yucca, Red flowered false yucca, Redflower false yucca, Samandoque, Yellow yucca Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Heterotheca canescens Gray golden-aster, Hoary false goldenaster Annual, Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Hibiscus martianus Heartleaf rosemallow, Tulipan del Monte, Heartleaf Hibiscus Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Ilex decidua Possumhaw, Possumhaw Holly, Deciduous Holly, Winterberry, Deciduous yaupon Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ilex vomitoria Yaupon, Yaupon Holly, Cassina Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Jatropha dioica Leatherstem, Leather Stem, Rubber Plant Perennial Subshrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Lantana urticoides Texas lantana, Calico bush, West Indian shrub-verbena Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Leucophyllum frutescens Cenizo, Purple sage, Texas ranger, Texas barometer bush, Texas silverleaf, Texas sage Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Lindheimera texana Texas yellowstar, Texas star, Lindheimer daisy, Texas yellow star Annual Herb Sun Dry
Lonicera sempervirens Coral honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle, Woodbine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Lupinus texensis Texas bluebonnet, Bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf-flower Annual Herb Sun Dry
Malpighia glabra Acerola, Barbados Cherry, Manzanita, Wild crapemyrtle Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Malus ioensis Prairie crabapple, Iowa crabapple Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Maurandella antirrhiniflora Snapdragon Vine, Roving sailor, Climbing snapdragon, Little snapdragon vine Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Muhlenbergia capillaris Gulf muhly, Hair-awn muhly, Hairy-awn muhly, Hair grass, Pink muhly Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Muhlenbergia lindheimeri Lindheimer's muhly, Lindheimer muhly, Big muhly, Blue muhly Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist, Dry
Nassella tenuissima Mexican Feathergrass, Mexican Wiregrass, Finestem needlegrass, Ponytail grass, Texas tussock Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Nolina texana Texas sacahuista, Texas beargrass, Basket grass, Sacahuista, Bunchgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Oenothera speciosa Pink evening primrose, Showy evening primrose, Mexican evening primrose, Showy primrose, Pink ladies, Buttercups, Pink buttercups Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Palafoxia hookeriana Sand palafox, Hooker palafoxia, Sand palafoxia, Hooker's palafoxia Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Passiflora affinis Bracted passionflower, Passion flower Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia Cottonleaf passionflower, Corona de cristo Annual Vine
Passiflora tenuiloba Bird Wing Passionflower, Birdwing passionflower, Slender-lobe Passionflower, Spread Lobe Passionflower Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Pavonia lasiopetala Rock rose, Rose pavonia, Rose mallow, Pavonia Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Penstemon triflorus Hill Country Penstemon, Scarlet Penstemon, Heller's beardtongue Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Phlox pilosa Downy phlox, Prairie phlox, Fragrant phlox Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Plumbago scandens Doctorbush, Summer snow plumbago, Mexican plumbago Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Ranunculus macranthus Large buttercup Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Rudbeckia maxima Giant coneflower, Great coneflower, Giant Brown-eyed Susan Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Sabal minor Dwarf palmetto, Palmetto, Bush palmetto Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Salvia farinacea Mealy blue sage, Mealy sage, Mealycup sage Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Salvia greggii Autumn sage, Cherry sage, Gregg salvia Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Sophora secundiflora Texas mountain laurel, Mountain laurel, Mescal bean, Mescal bean sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Stemodia lanata Woolly Stemodia, Gray-woolly twintip Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium Aromatic aster, Aromatic American aster, Fall aster, Wild blue aster, Shale aster Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Vernonia lindheimeri Woolly ironweed Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Wedelia texana Zexmenia, Orange zexmenia, Wedelia, Hairy wedelia, Texas creeping-oxeye Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Wisteria frutescens American wisteria, Texas wisteria, Kentucky wisteria Perennial Vine Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Yucca pallida Pale-leaf yucca Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry