White flowers Texas Native: Blackland Prairie & Edwards Plateau Height: 3-5′ Spread: 4-6′ Light: Sun/shade Evergreen Seasonal Interest: Spring Drought Tolerance: Medium Maintenance: Prune only to remove damaged fronds Tropical-looking but tough; tolerates poor drainage; drought tolerant after established; 1-6′ flower clusters
The wax myrtle tree is a fast growing screen plant with blue berries in winter and foliage that is aromatic when crushed. Attracts wildlife year-round. Mature Height: 12-15 ft. Mature Width: 15 ft. Leaf Type: Evergreen Growth Rate: Rapid Sunlight: Full or partial Soil Conditions: Prefers deeper soils. Drought Tolerance: Fair
This small shade-tolerant tree produces red berries that attract birds. Insect- and disease-free. Choose female plants in the nursery for the berries. Mature Height: 12-20 ft. Mature Width: 10-15 ft. Leaf Type: Evergreen Growth Rate: Moderate Sunlight: Full or partial Soil Conditions: Partial to heavy shade, salty soil or sea-spray, drought, poorly drained sites, alkaline [...]
This Texas native sports outstanding spring blooms with drooping clusters of purple flowers and velvety seed pods. Blooms have strong grape bubble gum fragrance. Excellent drought-tolerant specimen. Seeds are toxic. Mature Height: 10-20 ft. Mature Width: 10-12 ft. Leaf Type: Evergreen Growth Rate: Slow Sunlight: Full or partial Soil Conditions: Tolerates dry, alkaline soils (pH [...]
Great screening plant provides food for wildlife. Does not like hot, dry locations. Mature Height: 15-20 ft. Mature Width: 12-15 ft. Leaf Type: Evergreen Growth Rate: Moderate Sunlight: Full or partial Soil Conditions: Requires deep soil and good drainage. Drought Tolerance: Fair Cautions: Flowers attract bees and fruits can be messy; borers attack trunks.