From:Plano, TX Region: Southwest Topic: Wildflowers Title: Small native flowering plants for Plano, TX Answered by: Nan Hampton
Suggestions for native flowering plants small enough for a border planting? I live in Plano TX, just north of Dallas. Zone 8.
Here are a list of species that are a foot or less in height that should do well in your area. When you reach the page for the flower, be sure to check the "Bloom", "Characters", and "Growing Conditions" in the menu at the top of the page.
Arizona centaury near Lost Maples from Austin November 05, 2012 - I found a clump of Arizona centaury growing/blooming beside a road near Lost Maples State Nat. Area in the Texas hill country last week. Centaurium calycosum is the scientific name. I have 2 questio... view the full question and answer
Wildflower seeds for trail for Eagle Scout project May 11, 2006 - I'm a boy scout with Troop 1202 in the Dallas, Texas area, planning an eagle project to benefit my local parks department. The project will be to plant native wildflowers (from seed) along a trail. ... view the full question and answer
Re-blooming bluebonnets in May in Kyle TX May 30, 2011 - My bluebonnets in flower bed bloomed beautifully this spring.
Now it is late May and they bloomed again. Why is this? I never saw these flowers bloom twice in a season.
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Resources for a green roof project from Wayne PA April 14, 2013 - Hello! I am researching a project to create a native wildflower/ turf mix for a green roof. I would ideally like to grow it as a sod mat, and then install it in rolls. I am currently working as an i... view the full question and answer
More on bluebonnets April 19, 2007 - Are pink bluebonnets still considered very rare? I discovered several growing amongst normal blues on the National Instruments corporate campus here in Austin. I wasn't sure if the Wildflower Cente... view the full question and answer