Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Agave

    Posted on July 25, 2016 by Kristin in Landscape Plant Material, Projects, Renovations.

    Agave spp. is one of the most spectacular show stopping plants for the southern landscape with the most common species of this genus being Agave americana, also known as Century Plant, due to its long lifespan. The Agave species is most recognized as being used in tequila. Agave can grow to a height of 4 […]

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  • Artemisia

    Posted on July 11, 2016 by Kristin in Landscape Plant Material.

    Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’, or Powis Castle Artemisia, is a medium perennial used in many landscapes both as an accent plant and as a means to break up monotonous greens and soften bright colors. Powis Castle can grow to be 2 to 3 feet tall and twice as wide giving it the ability to make landscape […]

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  • Red Yucca – Hesperaloe parviflora

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by Kristin in First Time Landscape Owners, Landscape Plant Material, Texas Natives, The New Homeowner.

    Hesperaloe parviflora, also known as Red Yucca, is a moderately growing perennial often used in Texas native and water wise landscaping.  It is hardy in all of Texas, the south and into the mid-west, from zone 5 to 11, and requires full sun. Red Yucca is an evergreen plant with long slender succulent like leaves […]

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