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Naturalistic Homeowner Inspiration Garden

The roughly 80 species used in this garden are almost entirely native to Travis County, Texas, and are arranged into sections based on plant communities (woodland, prairie, rocky hillside and aquatic). Diverse plants provide necessary food, shelter and water that attract wildlife and create an ever-changing garden for year-round interest. Download design

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Mahonia trifoliolataAgarita
Laredo mahonia
Laredo Oregon-grape
Trifoliate barberry
Wild currant
Muhlenbergia reverchoniiSeep muhly
Nolina texanaTexas sacahuista
Texas beargrass
Basket grass
Onosmodium bejariense var. bejarienseSoft-hair marbleseed
False Gromwell
Pavonia lasiopetalaRock rose
Rose pavonia
Rose mallow
Packera obovataGolden groundsel
Roundleaf groundsel
Roundleaf ragwort
Penstemon baccharifoliusRock penstemon
Rock beardtongue
Cut-leaf penstemon
Cut-leaf beardtongue
Baccharis-leaf penstemon
Baccharis-leaf beardtongue
Penstemon cobaeaPrairie penstemon
Prairie beardtongue
Foxglove penstemon
Foxglove beardtongue
False foxglove
Large-flowered penstemon
Large-flowered beardtongue
Cobaea penstemon
Cobaea beardtongue
Wild foxglove
Phyla nodifloraTexas frogfruit
Turkey tangle fogfruit
Phlox pilosaDowny phlox
Prairie phlox
Fragrant phlox
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
 Jan  Feb  Mar
 Apr  May  Jun
 Jul  Aug  Sep
 Oct  Nov  Dec
Bloom Color
 White  Red  Pink
 Orange  Yellow  Green
 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
 0-1  1-3  3-6  6-12
 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

Leaf Arrangement

Leaf Retention