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West Texas Mountain Collection

The mountains of West Texas offer a wide variety of unique and spectacular drought tolerate plants and the West Texas Mountain Collection features a small sampling of what would occur in that arid environment.

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Many species you may find familiar like the Blackfoot daisy as its range extends into the Texas Hill Country. Others donít begin to appear in the wild until you go further west. The iconic combination of Harvard agave and Mexican feather grass is prevalent throughout the desert highlands.

Due to recent warming trends these plants are making their way into private and public landscapes as people are looking for more drought tolerant garden selections. This garden requires no supplemental irrigation.

Plant List View West Texas Mountain Collection collection in NPIN.