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Caring for Your New Native Plants

Congratulations for purchasing a plant that is native to your region. Native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, vines and grasses are often hardier than non-native plants and are better able to provide food and shelter to beneficial wildlife such as songbirds and butterflies. With Texas and other states experiencing what may be an extended drought, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s staff horticulturists provide some tips to promote healthy growth of your new purchases:

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