Featured Plants - Page 1

A-to-J K-to-Z
Featured Plants are in alphabetical order by Botanical Names.
Abutilon-megapotamicum-Bella-Red
+ View larger image
Common Name: Flowering Maple
Latin Name: Abutilon megapotamicum 'Bella Red' and 'Bella Yellow'
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

 

Abutilon has been grown since Victorian days as a sunny parlor, porch or garden plant. It is a tender shrub 25 degree minimum and produces flowers all year if kept warm. Will do well inside in a bright sunny window out on the patio as a potted plant. Grows 4 to 6 feet tall. Pinch back for compactness.

Abutilon Chinese Lantern
+ View larger image
Common Name: Trailing Chinese Lantern
Latin Name: Abutilon
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

2 gallon pot

$15

 


Achimenes
+ View larger image
Common Name: Achimenes
Latin Name: Achimenes longiflora
Family: Gesneriaceae
Zone: 8-10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Summer bloomer, this hardy African Violet relative will naturalize and return each year to bring some tropical foliage and color to your garden. Easy to grow, provide bright shade, good organic soil, and plenty of moisture.

Aechmea recurvata red form
+ View larger image
Common Name:
Latin Name: Aechmea recurvata 'Red Form'
Family: Bromeliaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

A hardy clumping bromeliad with rich red leaves. Happy as a terrestrial grown plant, blooms in spring with red clusters of berry like flowers. Easy to grow, coloration is best in full sun to light shade. Water regularly, grow in loose organic soil. Nice tropical accent to a patio garden.

Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Black Rose Cactus, Black Tree Aeonium
Latin Name: Aeonium aboreum 'Zwartkop'
Family: Crassulaceae
Zone: 9b-11

1

6 inch pot

$15

Sold Out

A succulent perfect for rock gardens, containers and desert plantings. Full sun, drought tolerant. A striking plant with a terminal rosette of almost black leaves and yellow starshaped flowers.

Agapanthus 'Elaine' in bud

Common Name: Lily of the Nile 'Elaine'
Latin Name: Agapanthus 'Elaine'
Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 7-10

1

Sold out

2 gallon pot

 

 

Deep dark blue purple globes of flowers on 4 foot stems! Three foot vigorous strap like leaves grow well in full sun. Blooms in mid-summer, several weeks later than regular Agapanthus.

Photo is of flower in bud stage.


1
Common Name: Lily of the Nile 'Mood Indigo'
Latin Name: Agapanthus 'Mood Indigo'
Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 7-10

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

 

Agastache ‘Tutti Fruiti’
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Tutti Fruiti'
Latin Name: Agastache 'Tutti Fruiti'
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 7-9

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Full sun, gray green foliage is fragrant, flowers pink and purple are edible. Humming bird attractor, prolific bloomer. Perennial, vigorous and trouble free plant.

Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'
Latin Name: Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 7-9

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

 

Ajania pacificum
+ View larger image
Common Name:
Latin Name: Ajania pacificum (formally Chrysanthemum pacificum)
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 10

 

1

1 gallon pot

Special
$5

 

Great border plant - perennial 1½ feet tall from Japan. Has silver scalloped leaves. Yellow button blooms in fall. Prefers full sun. Easy, multiplies readily. Shear foliage after blooming to encourage fresh growth. Very showy!

Allamanda-peaches & Cream
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Peaches & Cream' Allamanda
Latin Name: Allamanda cathartica 'Peaches and Cream'
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 10

 

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

New color, broad leaf evergreen tropical vine flowers most prolifically in full sun. Keep soil moist. Flower scent may be described as delicate and fruity. This is a frost sensitive vine so protect from freezing weather.

 

cherries jubilee
Common Name: 'Cherries Jubilee' Allamanda
Botanical Name:
Allamanda 'Cherries Jubilee'
Family: Apocynaceae
Hardiness:

1

1 gallon pot

$15

Sold out

 

aloes

succulents
Common Name: Assorted Aloes and Succulents
Latin Name: Aloe Vera and others
Family:
Zone:

1

4 inch pot

$7

Aloes: Named varieties. Great for rock garden. Neat miniature varieties.


Succulents: Unique assortment - great for dish gardens, troughs, rock gardens, xeric plantings.

Lemon Verbena
+ View larger image
Common Name: Lemon Verbena
Latin Name: Aloysia citrodora
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 8-10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Aromatic lemon-scented leaves are used in herbal teas, as a garnish, and in cooking. Dried leaves retain their scent and flavor well. Grow in well drained soil in full sun.

Aloysia-virgata-Sweet Almond Verbena
+ View larger image
Common Name: Sweet Almond Verbena
Latin Name: Aloysia virgata
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 8b-10

1

3 gallon

$14.95

1 gallon

$7.95

 

Wonderfully fragrant flowers! When in bloom its wonderful fragrance will fill your garden day and night. Sweet Almond Verbena is native to Argentina and grows to about 10 feet tall. It blooms throughout the summer and fall with with repeated flushes of thin clusters of white flowers attractive to butterflies. Sweet Almond is easy to grow, likes full sun and is draught tolerant after becoming established.

Alternanthera 'Snow on the Mountain'
Common Name: Snow on the Mountain
Latin Name: Alternanthera ficoidea 'Snow on the Mountain'
Family: Amaranthaceae
Zone: 9

1

quart pot

$5

 

This unusual Parrot Plant is topped with brilliant white tiny leaves. Grows to about 12 to 18 inches tall. Prefers full sun to partial shade.

Anisacanthus wrightii
+ View larger image
Common Name: Hummingbird Bush, Firecracker Plant
Botanical Name: Anisacanthus wrightii
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Texas native
Zone: 7 - 10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Outstanding hardy, drought tolerant native. Great for attracting hummingbirds. Sun to Partial Shade.

Antigonon leptopus 'Alba' - White Coral Vine
+ View larger image
Common Name: White Coral Vine
Botanical Name: Antigonon leptopus 'Alba'
Family: Polygonaceae
Origin: Mexico
Hardiness: USDA Zone 9

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

Aristolochia fimbriata Flower
Common Name: White-Veined Hardy Dutchman's Pipe
Latin Name: Aristolochia fimbriata
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Zone: 7-9

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

fresh batch just in! Ground cover pipevine, likes full sun. Attracts butterflies (food plant for Pipevine Swallowtail) Beautiful veined leaves and exotic flower that mimics butterfly larvae. Easy to grow perennial also will reseed itself.

Aristolochia grandiflora
+ View larger image
Common Name: Giant White Dutchman's Pipe
Latin Name: Aristolochia grandiflora 'alba'
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

Large vine with heart shaped leaves and huge cream colored reticulated flowers each with its own tail! Flowers are an impressive 10 inches wide. This vine is native to Central America.

Artemisia Silver Powis
+ View larger image
Common Name: Artemisia
Latin Name: Artemisia 'Silver Powis'
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 5-9

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Evergreen shrub that is drought tolerant. The foliage repels insects. Used in Mexican culture, tea made from the leaves is used for stomach ailments.

Asystasia gangetica
+ View larger image

Variegated Asystasia gangetica
+ View larger image

Common Name: Chinese Violet, Ganges Primrose
Latin Name: Asystasia gangetica
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 9b-11

1

4 inch pot

$3.50

 

Native to India, Malaysia and parts of Africa. Prefers moist soil, filtered sun to partial shade, plenty of compost, and protect from frost. Easy to grow spreading ground cover to 18 inches tall. Also great for hanging baskets. Blooms profusely throughout the growing season.

 

 

Note: We also carry A YELLOW flowering form, same price!


And a beautifully VARIEGATED cultivar with bold cream variegation


Barleria repens
+ View larger image
Common Name: Coral Creeper, Red Phillipine Violet
Latin Name: Barleria repens
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Evergreen groundcover. Fantastic hardy full sun borders, salt tolerant, drought tolerant, blooms until frost, easty to grow, will tolerate mild freezes, 1 and half foot tall.

Climbing Spinach
+ View larger image
Common Name: Climbing Spinach
Latin Name: Basella rubra
Family: Basellaceae
Zone: 10

1

2 gallon pot

$5

Climbing Spinach is a fast-growing, soft-stemmed vine,with thick, semi-succulent, heart-shaped leaves with a mild flavor.

Bauhinia galpinii
+ View larger image
Common Name: Red Orchid Tree
Latin Name: Bauhinia galpinii
Family: Fabaceae
Zone: 9-10

1

2 gallon pot

$15

A small red flowering 'Orchid Tree' from South Africa. Flowers summer to fall and is hardy in zone 9 if protected for first 3 years from hard freezes. The nature of this small tree is to clamber through brush with long branches, but can easily be kept in a tree shape with some trimming.

Grow in full sun, water regularly, protect from hard freezes.


Bonfire Begonia
+ View larger image
Common Name: Bonfire Begonia
Latin Name: Begonia boliviensis
Family: Begoniaceae
Zone: 10 - 11

1

4 ½ inch pot

$3

 

 

Bonfire is an incredibly beautiful tuberous begonia native to South America. As a hanging basket plant it will produce hundreds of fiery scarlet-orange flowers all summer long. This is an easy to grow Begonia, keep the soil moist and grow in full sun to partial shade. Bound to be one of the best new plants in your garden this year. A Must Have, hard to find plant !


Billbergia nutans - Queen's Tears
Common Name: Queen's Tears Bromeliad
Latin Name: Billbergia nutans
Family: Bromeliaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

2 gallon pot

$15

 

An easy to grow Bromeliad, works well as a terrestrial garden plant. Provide plenty of loose loamy soil and organic matter. Keep cups washed out regularly especially under Live Oak trees. Flowering is usually in spring. Clumps multiply and may be divided each year or two.

Bougainvillea 'Elizabeth Angus'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Elizabeth Angus Bougainvillea
Latin Name: Bougainvillea 'Elizabeth Angus'
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Zone: 9 - 11

1

1 gallon size

$10

 

The darkest purple Bougainvillea, even darker than Royal Purple Bougainvillea!

Bracteantha bracteata
Common Name: Strawflower, Everlasting, Paper Daisy
Latin Name: Bracteantha bracteata
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 10 as perennial, 6 up as annual

1

Sold out

4 ½ inch pot

Was $3

 

Annual growing 10-12 inches high x 12-14 inches wide, grow in full sun. Great for landscape or in containers.

buddleja marrubiifolia
+ View larger image
Common Name: Wooly Butterfly Bush
Botanical Name: Buddleja marrubiifolia
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Zone:

1

1 gallon size

$7.95

Rounded evergreen shrub to 4-5' tall and wide. Orange marble-sized flowers and gray foliage. Attracts butterflies.

Cassia artemisioides
+ View larger image
Common Name: Skeleton Leaf Cassia, Feathery Cassia
Botanical Name: Cassia artemisioides
Family: Caesalpiniaceae
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

5 gallon size

$24.95

Endemic to Australia. Rounded evergreen desert shrub 5 to 6 feet tall and wide. Full sun. Yellow flowers in spring and summer. Host plant for sulphur butterflies.

Cassia bicapsularis
+ View larger image
Common Name: Worley's Butter Cream
Botanical Name: Cassia bicapsularis 'Buttercream'
Family: Caesalpiniaceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

1 gallon size

$7.95

 

cassia bicapsularis
+ View larger image
Common Name: Senna, Butterfly Cassia, Buttercup Bush
Botanical Name: Cassia corymbosa
Family: Caesalpiniaceae
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

1 gallon size

$10

Texas native, full sun, 6 to 8 feet, hardy, blooms summer and winter with orchid-like yellow flowers. Food plant for the yellow sulphur butterflies. Easy to grow. Also attracts honey bees and birds.

Cassia fistula Golden Shower Tree
+ View larger image
Common Name: Golden Shower Tree
Botanical Name: Cassia fistula
Family: Fabaceae
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

1 gallon size

$15

3 gallon size

$35

Tropical flowering, deciduous tree with golden chains of yellow flowers hanging from branches, also has large leaflets.

Nirvana™ Vinca
+ View larger image
Common Name: Nirvana™ Vinca
Latin Name: Catharanthus roseus 'Nirvana'
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 7-10

1

4 1/2 inch pot

Was $3

Sold Out

Disease resistant hybrid 'Vinca 'Nirvana' thrives in our summer heat and dry conditions, so be sure to plant in a well drained soil mix.

Callicarpa americana 'Lactea'_White American Beautyberry
+ View larger image
Common Name: White American Beautyberry
Botanical Name: Callicarpa americana 'Lactea'
Family: Verbenaceae
Origin: Southern United States
Hardiness: USDA Zone 7-10

1

1 gallon size

$10

A naturally occurring white form of of the usually purple-pink American Beautyberry. This native Texas deciduous shrub grows 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. Plants come true from seeds. Birds and other wildlife are quite fond of the berries and can strip the plant bare of fruit in a few days foraging. This easy to grow native likes semi-shade but can grow in full sun with regular watering.

Calotropis gigantea
+ View larger image
Common Name: Purple Crown Flower, Giant Milkweed
Latin Name: Calotropis gigantea
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$15

Sold Out

Beautiful purple-blue and gold flowers about one inch across, leaves light gray green in color. Monarch butterfly plant, conversation piece for any garden. Prefers full sun and regular watering. Native to India.

Centaurea gymnocarpa 'Colchester White'
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Colchester White' Giant Dusty Miller
Botanical Name: Centaurea gymnocarpa 'Colchester White'
Family: Asteraceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 7

1

1 gallon pot

$15

Rare
Drought tolerant, full sun, hardy. A giant version of Dusty Miller grows 3 to4' and blooms beautiful blue purple thistle like blooms. Needs sun and good drainage.

Mexican Redbud
+ View larger image
Common Name: Mexican Redbud Tree
Latin Name: Cercis mexicana
Family: Leguminosae
Zone: 7-9

1

5 gallon pot

$35

 

Mexican Redbud is a moderate to rapid-grower when young, reaching a height of 18 to 25 feet. The splendid purple-pink flowers appear all over the tree in spring, just before the leaves emerge. Leaves are considerably smaller than those on Texas Redbud and Eastern Redbud, and the edges are distinctly undulating. Mexican Redbud has an irregular growth habit when young but forms a graceful flat-topped vase-shape as it gets older. The tree usually branches low on the trunk, and if left intact forms a graceful multi-trunked habit.

Chrysocephalum-apiculatum--Flambe-Yellow-Strawflower
+ View larger image
Common Name: Flambe Yellow Strawflower
Latin Name: Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Family:
Zone: 7-10

1

2 gallon pot

$14.95

Grow this drought and heat tolerant plant in full sun. Grows 8-14 inches tall and wide. Great for landscaping or container growing. Butterfly attractor.

Chrysactinia mexicana
+ View larger image
Common Name: Damianita
Latin Name: Chrysactinia mexicana
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 8-10

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

Native Texas perennial wildflower from the Edwards Plateau of Central Texas. Drought tolerant, 1 to 2 feet tall evergreen plant with aromatic foliage and bright yellow flowers.

Cinnamomum chekiangensis
+ View larger image
Common Name: Hardy Cinnamon Tree
Latin Name: Cinnamomum chekiangensis
Family: Lauraceae
Zone: 7-10

1

3 gallon pot

$35

7 gallon pot

$75

Recently introduced small broadleaf evergreen tree to 40 ft with shiny tropical looking leaves, appears to be quite hardy in East Texas gardens and is definitely hardier than its close relative, the more tropical Camphor Tree - Cinnamomum camphora.

Clematis pitcheri - Bluebill Flower
+ View larger image
Common Name: Leather Flower, Bluebill
Latin Name: Clematis pitcheri
Family: Ranunculaceae
Zone: 5 - 9

1

1 gallon pot

$15

Sold out

Bluebill is a Texas native herbaceous perennial vine climbing to 10 feet. Prefers shady moist conditions but is also drought tolerant during dry spells. Long stem deep magenta to purple flowers are fragrant. Technically, there are no petals in the flowers--the four showy structures are sepals. Sweetly scented flowers.

1
Common Name: Scarlet Leather Flower, Texas Scarlet Clematis
Latin Name: Clematis texensis 'Gravetye Beauty'
Family: Ranunculaceae
Zone: 5 - 9

1

1 gallon pot

$15

Sold out

Hybrid of the native Texas Clematis growing to 9 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Clematis texensis itself is native only on the Edwards Plateau area of Central Texas where it grows along streams and bottomlands. Tolerant of alkaline soils and prefers sunny to lightly shaded conditions with well drained soil. Fragrant rose-pink flowers appear in spring and summer. 'Gravetye Beauty' is an interspecific hybrid with up-facing 3 inch rich ruby-red flowers.

Clerodendrum"Musical Notes"
+ View larger image
Common Name: Clerodendrum "Musical Notes"
Latin Name: Clerodendrum incisum
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

 

The unopened flower buds of this unusual Clerodendrum resemble musical notes! Blooms almost continually during summer months.

Clerodendrum"Light Bulbs"
Common Name: Clerodendrum "Light Bulbs"
Latin Name: Clerodendrum smithianum
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$15

 

Upright shrub produces cascades of white buds shaped like small light bulbs, opening to white flowers. Tropical short day bloomer!

Coccinia grandis ivy gourd
+ View larger image Coccinia grandis Tindora ivy gourd
+ View larger image
Common Name: Tindora, Ivy Gourd
Latin Name: Coccinia grandis
Family: Cucurbitaceae

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

This vining plant is native to India and is a popular traditional vegetable. It is quite rare to find in the U.S. Easy to grow, the fruits resemble little cucumbers and are eaten raw, sauteed, or pickled. It has medicinal properties as well and is said to regulate blood sugar. It is sometimes recommended for diabetics for this reason. In India it is eaten green when it is crunchy but if you let it ripen to orange it gets soft and is quite sweet. Fun and easy to grow, but protect from winter by taking late fall cuttings to replant in spring. Our stock are from a sterile strain bred to taste better and will not seed out everywhere.It must be grown from cuttings.

Combretum fruticosum
+ View larger image
Common Name: Monkey Brush vine
Latin Name: Combretum fruticosum
Family: Combretaceae

1

2 gallon pot

$15

 

Large tropical vine with brushlike combs of yellow and orange blooms.

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Crocosmia 'Emily McKenzie'
Botanical Name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'
Family: Iridaceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 6-9

1

Quart Pots

$5

Sold out

Easy to grow, hardy, colorful burnt orange flowers with red centers on 3 foot stalks. Blooms in mid to late summer. Grow in full sun in well drained soil.

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Lucifer' Montbretia
Botanical Name: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Lucifer'
Family: Iridaceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 5-9

1

Quart Pots

 Was $5.00

Sold Out

 

Full Sun to partial sun with medium watering will insure blooms all through June - August. Bright scarlet red flowers on 2-4 foot stems.

We also have a yellow form available.



Cymbopogon citrates - Lemongrass
+ View larger image
Common Name: Lemongrass
Latin Name: Cymbopogon citrates
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 9-10

1

1 gallon pot
$7.95

4 inch pot
$3

Lemongrass is an easy to grow clumping tropical grass used extensively in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Lemongrass is believed by many to be an herbal remedy, helping with stomach problems, arthritis, and containing anti-oxidants. A deliciously relaxing tea is also made from the leaves.

Dasylirion berlandieri Blue twister
+ View larger image
Common Name: Blue Twister
Latin Name: Dasylirion berlandieri
Family: Asparagaceae, formerly Ruscaceae
Zone: 7-10

1

2 gallon pot
$35

Native to Mexico

Dianella tasmanica 'Gold Stripe'
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Gold Stripe' Flax Lily
Botanical Name: Dianella tasmanica 'Gold Stripe'
Family: Phormiaceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

1 quart pot

$5

'Gold Stripe' Dianella is a dramatic accent or potted perennial for your shade garden. Sprays of sky blue flowers are followed by persistent turquoise berries in the fall. Carefree maintenance, prefers shade and moist soil. Will grow two feet tall and wide.

Dianella-tasmanica-Variegata
+ View larger image
Common Name: Variegated Flax-lily
Latin Name: Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata'
Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 8-10

1

1 quart pot

$5

1 gallon pot
$7.95

 

A variegated evergreen perennial 2-3 ft tall with small blue flowers in spring. Later in the fall metallic blue berries mature giving an interesting accent to fall and winter gardens.

Drought tolerant, partial shade, fertilize monthly with a general garden fertilizer during the growing season (March to September)


Duranta Cuban Gold
Common Name: Duranta 'Cuban Gold'
Latin Name: Duranta erecta
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 8-11

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

 

Small tropical shrub from Jamaica grows 8 to 12 inches tall, takes the heat and humidity of Texas gardens. Good lasting chartreuse color for mixed containers, baskets, and borders, grow in full sun to partial shade. Has small blue flowers followed by occasional clusters of non-edible golden berries.

Big-Sky-Sundown-Coneflower

Common Name: Big Sky Echinacea Hybrids
Sundown™ Coneflower

Latin Name: Echinacea hybrid
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 5 - 9

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

 

A YELLOW-ORANGE coneflower to 6 inches across! Vibrant orange petals surrounding a dark orange cone on stems up to 3 feet tall. Full sun, fast growing, clump-forming perennial. Great cut flower, blooms all summer. Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Fragrant and attracts butterflies too!

Also in stock more Big Sky Hybrids:
Echinacea Hybrid - Summer Sky™ -
Soft peach with rose halo
Echinacea Hybrid - Twilight™ -
Rose petals around a red cone
Echinacea Hybrid - Midnight™
- Fragrant, dark magenta purple flowers and a black-red cone, compact plant.


Sandpaper Tree Flowers
Common Name: Sandpaper Tree
Botanical Name: Ehretia anacua
Family: Boraginaceae
Origin: South Texas
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8

1

2 gallon pot

$25

Anacua is an attractive tree mainly native to South Texas but can be found as far north as Austin. It blooms from spring through summer with white, fragrant flowers that cover the tree in dense clusters. Bright orange fruits then ripen from April to June. Its name 'Sand Paper Tree'  comes from to the rough texture of its leaves.


Erigeron karvinskianus Santa Barbara daisy
+ View larger image
Common Name: Santa Barbara daisy
Latin Name: Erigeron karvinskianus
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

outstanding hardy drought tolerant groundcover

Erythrina crista-galli
+ View larger image
Erythrina crista-galli flower
+ View larger image
Common Name: Coral Bean tree, Fireman's Cap
Latin Name: Erythrina crista-galli
Family: Fabaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon pot

$10

Sold out

Flowering tree native to South America. Can grow to 15' but can be pruned to shrub size. Blooms beautiful butterfly shaped red flowers from April to October. Flowers are rich in nectar and are a favorite for hummingbirds. Easy to grow and quite hardy. Note all parts are poisonous.

Erythrina x bidwillii
+ View larger image
Common Name: Coral Bean tree
Latin Name: Erythrina x bidwillii
Family: Fabaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

2 gallon pot

$15

This one is a summer bloomer. It has huge long spires of red flowers. A hummingbird favorite. A sterile crossing of Erythrina herbacea (female) with Erythrina crista-galli (male)

Eupatorium coelestinum
+ View larger image
Common Name: Wild ageratum, Blue-mist Flower
Latin Name: Eupatorium coelestinum, Conoclinium coelestinum
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 5-10

1

4 inch pot

$2

Blue-mist Flower is native to the central and Southeastern US. Its bright blue flowers are butterfly magnets! Easy to grow, this herbaceous perennial likes full sun to partial shade with medium wet consistently moist soil and will readily naturalize in the garden. Works well as both a groundcover or filler plant. Blooming is best in summer and early fall.


Euphorbia cotinifolia - Red spurge, Caribbean Copper Plant
+ View larger image
Common Name: Red spurge, Caribbean Copper Plant
Botanical Name: Euphorbia cotinifolia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Mexico to South America
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10

1

2 gallon pot

$15

 

Euphorbia-geroldii-flowers
+ View larger image
Common Name: Euphorbia geroldii
Latin Name: Euphorbia geroldii
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

Sold out

A Crown-of-Thorns without the thorns! This beautiful plant blooms all summer with bright red flowers in pairs with yellow centers. It is a semi-succulent shrub from Madagascar and can tolerate moisture better than most Euphorbias. Excellent potted plant, protect from freezing weather. Favorite of hummingbirds. Partial sun to bright shade.

Euphorbia martinii
+ View larger image
Common Name: Ascot Rainbow
Latin Name: Euphorbia martinii
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 quart pot

$5

 

Info: In the Poinsettia family, this succulent is winter hardy. Tricolor foliage turns burgundy in fall. Very pretty new plant!

1
Common Name: Vietnamese Gardenia
Latin Name: Gardenia vietnamensis
Family: Rubiaceae
Zone: 10

1

1 gallon pot

$15

 

Info: Well branched shrub to about 4' produces 2" white highly fragrant flowers in summer. Repeats bloom under warm sunny conditions. Highly tolerant of alkaline soils unlike other tropical Gardenia varieties. Touted as being the most fragrant of all Gardenia species!

Gladiolus byzantinus
Common Name: Byzantine Gladiolus
Latin Name: Gladiolus byzantinus
Family: Iridaceae
Zone: 6-10

1

1 gallon pot

$7.95

 

An old south cottage garden heirloom gladiolus with small vibrant magenta flowers grown in America since colonial days. These bulbs increase year after year into even larger clumps.

Gladiolus byzantinus, sometimes known as cornflags, mark many old home sites and cemetery plots in Texas and the Southern U.S.


Heirloom Burgundy Cotton Flower
+ View larger image

Heirloom Burgundy Cotton Foliage
+ View larger image

Common Name: Heirloom Burgundy Cotton
Latin Name: Gossypium hirsutum 'Burgundy'
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon size

Sold out

Rare

was $7.95

These are beautiful plants, a true heirloom cotton with mauve pink flowers, dark burgundy leaves and it produces real cotton! The plant looks a bit like a burgundy leaf confederate rose. The cotton fibers are white.

Plants are full bushy and about 18 inches tall. Cotton is a perennial Mallow and if protected through winter freezes will shine again next year in your garden. You can also start this heirloom burgundy cotton from its seeds.

 

<-- Click Thumbnail for larger image!

 


Graptophyllum-pictum-Aurea-Variegata
+ View larger image
Common Name: Caricature Plant
Latin Name: Graptophyllum pictum 'Aurea Variegata'
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 10

1

2 gallon pot

$10

Foliage is oval shaped, glossy, variegated and leathery; leaves are up to 5 inches long. Likes medium humidity and moist not wet soil. Grows five to eight feet tall by two feet wide. Useful as a specimen or background planting. Will freeze but is root hardy to about 25 degrees. Fast growing.

Grewia lavender star shrub
+ View larger image
Common Name: Lavender Star Shrub
Latin Name: Grewia occidentalis
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9-11

1

1 gallon pot

$15

A large arching shrub with lavender starry flowers constantly. This very drought tolerant shrub is easy to grow, and cold hardy. Prefers full sun but can adjust to partial. Can be pruned to keep in bounds, otherwise can get about 5' tall. This shrub is also salt tolerant!

Gynura bicolor
+ View larger image
Common Name: Gynura
Latin Name: Gynura bicolor
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 8b-11

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

Easy to grow, good for hanging baskets, planters, or ground cover. Interesting chocolaty foliage marked by prominent green veins and purple beneath.

Hesperaloe parviflora 'Brake Lights' Yucca
+ View larger image
Common Name: Yucca Red 'Brake Lights'
Latin Name: Hesperaloe parviflora 'Brake Lights'
Family: Agavaceae
Zone: 6-10

1

5 gallon pot

$35

 

Vivid red flowering Yucca. This is a just released variety!


Hesperaloe parviflora Yucca
+ View larger image
Common Name: Yellow Blooming Yucca
Latin Name: Hesperaloe parviflora
Family: Agavaceae
Zone: 6-10

1

5 gallon pot

$35

 

Clumping accent plant to 3-4 feet tall and wide.


Hibiscus cardiophyllus
+ View larger image
Common Name: Heart Leaf Hibiscus
Botanical Name: Hibiscus cardiophyllus
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Texas Native Plant
Hardiness: USDA Zone 8-10

1

1 gallon pot

$ 7.95

This native Texas hibiscus is a drought- tolerant shrubby perennial native to the Rio Grande Plains, Edwards Plateau and Eastern Trans-Pecos regions of Texas. Bright crimson flowers bloom from spring until fall. It is a deciduous shrub growing one to two feet tall and requiring good drainage and winter mulching in colder areas. Can be grown in full sun or partial shade.

Hibiscus hamabo flower
Common Name: Hardy Yellow Hibiscus
Latin Name: Hibiscus hamabo
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 8b-10

1

1 gallon pot

$12

 

Summer bloomer, Will grow into a 4 ft tall and wide shrub, flowers cheery yellow.

Hibiscus subdariffa
+ View larger image
Common Name: Tea Hibiscus, Roselle
Latin Name: Hibiscus subdariffa
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9+

1

1 gallon pot

$15

 

 

Rozelle plant. Small red fruits are pickled and the leaves used as a vegetable and spice in curries.

Hibiscus syriacus
+ View larger image Hibiscus syriacus
+ View larger image Hibiscus syriacus
+ View larger image
Common Name: Assorted Althea, Rose of Sharon
Latin Name: Hibiscus syriacus
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9+

1

2 gallon pot

$15

 

Hardy, upright deciduous shrub with large, short-lived flowers, native to Asia. Assorted named varieties

Hibiscus syriacus
+ View larger image
Common Name: Althea Dynamics, Rose of Sharon
Latin Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Dynamics'
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9+

1

7 gallon pot

$45

 

Hardy, upright deciduous shrub with large, short-lived flowers

Hibiscus syriacus
+ View larger image
Common Name: Althea Lucy, Rose of Sharon
Latin Name: Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy'
Family: Malvaceae
Zone: 9+

1

15 gallon pot

$75

 

Tree form with deep pink flowers

Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Variegata'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Variegated Tree Hibiscus, Mahoe
Botanical Name: Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Variegata'
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: South Pacific
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10

1

1 gallon pot

$ 12

Sold out

Striking foliage plant with splashed multi-shaded green and white leaves. New leaves are tinted deep maroon. Flowers are yellow with a dark maroon center.

Hippeastrum reticulatum striatifolium
+ View larger image

Hippeastrum reticulatum striatifolium bloom
+ View larger image

Common Name: Variegated Amaryllis
Botanical Name: Hippeastrum reticulatum striatifolium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: Brazil
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10-11

1

8 inch pot

$ 49.95

Neat variety from Brazil. Fast multiplier and vigorous grower. Blooms are pink, slightly ruffled, reticulated with deep cerise pink stripes. Leaves have prominent white stripe. Unique!

Hiptage benghalensis
+ View larger image

Hiptage benghalensis
+ View larger image

Common Name: Helicopter Vine
Botanical Name: Hiptage benghalensis
Family: Malpighiaceae
Origin: native to India, Southeast Asia and the Philippines

1

1 gallon pot

$ 15

Very ornamental woody vine, with very sweetly scented pinkish flowers with unusual red propellor like seed capsules, hardy and easy to grow!

Hosta 'Stained Glass'
+ View larger image
Common Name: Hosta 'Stained Glass', Plantain Lily
Latin Name: Hosta 'Stained Glass'
Family: Liliaceae
Zone: 4-9

1

1 gallon pot

$10

 

 

American Hosta Growers Association 2006 Hosta of the Year. Easy to grow, multiplies quickly. Stained Glass Hosta is more sun and heat tolerant than most Hostas and has bright shiny golden foliage with two inch wide dark green margins. Plants grow into 3 to 4 foot wide clumps with large fragrant light lavender flowers in the fall. Clumps are easy to divide.


Jatropha gossypifolia
+ View larger image
Common Name: Bellyache Bush
Latin Name: Jatropha gossypifolia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Zone: 9-10

1

1 gallon pot

$ 7.95

Native to Mexico, this member of the Euphorbia family loves hot dry weather. Treat as an annual in most of Texas as it will freeze if unprotected in winter. Once established, this fast growing shrub with , beautiful maroon shiny 3 to 5 lobed leaves and small red flowers will reseed itself and return each year with the onset of hot weather. This tropical is easy to grow, just plant, water in, and forget.

Yellow Justicia aurea
+ View larger image
Common Name: Yellow Jacobinia
Latin Name: Justicia aurea
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 9-10

1

1 gallon pot

$10

Blooming nearly year round during warm weather, Yellow Jacobinia grows 6 to 8 feet tall with clusters of yellow flowers at the ends of branches and large tropical looking leaves. Pinch spent blooms for neater appearance. Hardy to about 30 degrees.

Justicia-carnea-rose-Jacobinia
+ View larger image
Common Name: 'Rose' Jacobinia
Latin Name: Justicia carnea
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 9-10

1

1 gallon pot

$ 7.95

 

Hardy small shrub to 4 feet tall, rose pink flowers and purple undersides to the leaves. Grows well in shade in a good moist organic soil. Blooms all summer with mounds of large rose-pink flowers. Easy to grow!

Dwarf Yellow jacobina
+ View larger image
Common Name: Dwarf Yellow Jacobina
Botanical Name: Justicia sp.
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin:
Hardiness: USDA Zone 9-10

1

1 gallon pot

$ 10

 

 
A-to-J K-to-Z