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Dan\'s Everblooming Native Coral Honeysuckle
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

The aspiring plantsman is obviously named Dan but at the time of this writing that is all i have to go on. Dan's Everblooming begins flowering in late winter and early spring and lasts through fall on established plants.
  • Native To / Origin: US - Nacogdoches, TX - Dan, SFA
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, moderately fertile soils with good drainage. Moderate drought tolerance once well-established.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Texas
Abilene
Dwarf Mouse-Eared Coreopsis, Dwarf Lobed Tickseed
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Deadhead to extend flowering into fall. An evergreen perennial that slowly develops into a 6-9" high slowly spreading stoloniferous groundcover. 1-1/2" bright orange-yellow daisies top this diminutive and durable dwarf Coreopsis in late spring and early...
  • Grows To: 6-9''H x 10-12''W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist soils.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Texas
Abilene
White Passion Flower, Blue Crown Passion Vine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

This is also one of the most reliably cold hardy Passionvines with foliage remaining evergreen in the mildest 8B winters but dying back to the ground in severe winters and returning readily in spring.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Texas
Abilene
Azure Blue Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Grandiflora syn. Full sun is preferred but it will still grow and flower if it gets more than half a day of sun but is more likely to 'stretch' and flop. Large spikes of deep blue, tubular flowers are born in summer, late summer, and sometimes into fall...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
  • Native To / Origin: US - Central & Eastern
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Texas
Abilene
Blue Mistflower, Wild Ageratum, Hardy Ageratum, Blue Boneset
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Flat topped clusters of bluish-purple Ageratum-like flowers are born atop sturdy stems in summer and sometimes into fall. Remove spent flower heads before seeds ripen if reseeding is a concern.
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Native To / Origin: US- Central and Eastern
  • Grows To: 18-30"H x spreading, space at 8-12" apart
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
Texas
Abilene
Kobalt Blue Salvia, Anise Sage
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

Periodic deadheading is not required but may help to keep the plants looking fresher. Deep cobalt-blue tubular flowers are held atop the medium green lightly fragrant foliage from summer to fall.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: South America
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Texas
Abilene
Cloud Eight Purple-Top Vervain, Brazilian Vervain, Tall Verbena, Verbena bonariensis
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Cloud Eight is a semi-dwarf selection of Purole-Top Vervain with a compact and free flowering habit. The dainty nectar rich flowers are visited by bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10
  • Native To / Origin: Brazil, Argentina - Garden selection
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 12-18"W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Texas
Abilene
Black & Bloom Salvia, Anise Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Provide full to partial sun with average drainage and average moisture for best results. Who knew you could out do Black and Blue Salvia?! Black & Bloom Salvia produces larger flowers that emerge from deep black calyces adorned along black stems.
  • Indoor Light: ,
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, fertile soils.
Texas
Abilene
Crucita, Jack in the Bush, Fragrant Mist Flower, Blue Mist Flower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Jack in the Bush can become shrub-like in frost free climates but often look their best after an annual pruning. All of these images were taken at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas to learn more about their great gardens, or to see hundreds...
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10
  • Soil & Moisture: Well draining somewhat dry soils.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Texas
Abilene
Aphrodite\'s Purple Nightietm Passion Flower, Passion Vine
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Wow! Excellent flower power on a vigorous vine, Aphrodite's Purple Nightietm Passion Flower produces an explosion of 3-4" wide flowers composed of purple petals and sepals that are topped by a crown of deep purple, blue, and white filaments.
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • Grows To: 8-12'H+
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
  • Native To / Origin: Garden Hybrid - EuroAmerican Seed
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(8B?, 8A?)
Texas
Abilene
Yellow Butterfly Vine, Yellow Orchid Vine, Mascagnia, Butterfly Pea Vine, Gallinita
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

It is reported to grow in zone 7 if given a protected site and winter care but may freeze to the ground. Where hardiness is a consideration plant as early in the year as possible to help them get well established before winter.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Grows To: 12-20'+H x 20-30'W, 4-6'H Shrub
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soils for the best flowering, moderately drought resistant once well-established.
Texas
Abilene
Purple Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Porterweeds are likely the number one favorite nectar plant for butterfly gardeners and surely for the butterflies themselves. In zone 10 it is likely to be a reliable perennial if not evergreen.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Native To / Origin: American Tropics
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, (9A-9B?)
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
Texas
Abilene
Under the Sea Selfheal, Heal-all, Prunella
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

It is somewhat resistant to drought once it is well-established although it will likely flower best with average water. An easy groundcovering perennial, Under the Sea Selfheal produces fat spikes of dark bracts from which tubular purplish pink flowers...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, preferably well-drained but adaptable.
Texas
Abilene
Royal Red Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Removing spent flowers will also help to prevent its spread in areas where this may be a concern. An old favorite and an excellent performer, Royal Red Butterfly Bush produces a continuous wave of rich reddish-purple spikes of flowers that are adored...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Texas
Abilene
Magnifica Native Coral Honeysuckle
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

For more information see our Coral Honeysuckle Growing Guide . Clusters of deep orange 2" tubular flowers with yellow throats are held above the rich blue-green foliage of this selection of the tame native Coral Honeysuckle.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, moderately fertile soils with good drainage. Moderate drought tolerance once well-established.
  • Grows To: 6-10'(-15')H, spaced at 4-6' or more.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
Texas
Abilene
Tall Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris, Rough Blazing Star, Button Snakeroot
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Drought tolerant once well established but will enjoy average moisture in a garden setting. The tall sturdy spikes of this Liatris quickly develop white pearl-like buds that open to clusters of lavender flowers.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 18''W
  • Native To / Origin: US - Central
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
Texas
Abilene
Lo\' & Beholdtm Ice Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Ice Chip is the newest introduction in this line of compact, basically sterile Butterfly Bushes. A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of white fragrant flowers.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens-USA, JC Raulston, Dr. Dennis Werner - 2012
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Texas
Abilene
Big Momma Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The more sunlight they get the fuller the plants tend to be and the more flowers they generally produce. Turk's Cap are native to portions of the southern US although they have been passed around so much in southern gardens it may be hard to say just...
  • Fertilizing: Use a balanced, preferably slow-release, fertilizer in spring-midsummer if needed.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7B,8,9,10,11
  • Pruning: Cutback hard if desired in early spring, and remove dead and freeze damaged stems.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Texas
Abilene
Raspberry Wine Bee Balm, Monarda, Oswego Tea, Bergamot
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Bee Balm is a clump forming, slowly spreading perennial well suited to moist, well-drained soils in a sunny garden setting whether in the herb garden or in mass as an informal groundcover.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Darrell Probost of Hubbardston, MA - 1992
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Soil & Moisture: Evenly moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
Texas
Abilene
Lo\' & Beholdtm Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Lilac Chip is one of the newest introductions in this line of compact, basically sterile Butterfly Bushes. A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of lilac colored, fragrant flowers.
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens- NC, JC Raulston, Dr. Dennis Werner - 2012
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 18-24''W
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Texas
Abilene
Beebalm, Wild Bergamot
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

May reseed under good conditions. Excellent for hummingbirds and butterflies. Use as fresh or dried cutflower. We have to say thank you to Marc Pastorek of Meadowmakers for sharing a start of this great native perennial with us!
  • Grows To: 30-48"H x 18-24''W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Texas
Abilene
Shoal Creek Blue Chaste Tree, Vitex, Monk\'s Pepper Tree
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Shoal Creek Vitex is noted for its extra large 8-12" spikes of purple-blue flowers that are born from late spring to fall. Vitex are adaptable to a wide variety of soil types and are considered to be drought tolerant enough to be suitable for Xeric gardens.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils otherwise fairly tolerant.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Texas
Abilene
Ruby Glow Passion Flower, Passionflower
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Bumblebees are perfectly designed for this as the pollen is rubbed on their back as they circle the corona drinking nectar and then carry it to the next flower. With most passionflowers the 5 stamens (pollen producing glands) arch downward once they are...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Texas
Abilene
Almost Eden\'s Purple Lace Sky Flower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Considered a native (by some) of southern Florida, the Skyflower can grow into a small tree or large shrub in freeze free areas but will often act like a die-back perennial in mild winter areas.
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight to Moderate
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, fertile soils.
  • Native To / Origin: US - FL, Brazil
Texas
Abilene
Coral Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

It is also known as Pink Porterweed, Orange Porterweed, Pink Snakeweed. In zone 8B we find that the larger growing Porterweeds, like Lavender, Coral, and Purple, may return from the roots in late spring if well mulched.
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
  • Pruning: Not needed except to remove spent flower stems though it's not required, pinch to improve branching.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Texas
Abilene
Summer Jewel Pink Scarlet Sage, Blood Sage, Hummingbird Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

A.k.a. Texas Sage, Scarlet Salvia, Tropical Sage. Did you know that Salvia is the number one recommended plant for hummingbirds. Revels in the heat and sun but is known to flower in some shade as well! Deer resistant, moderately salt tolerant, and a tough...
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, (9A-9B?)
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Native To / Origin: US - TX, LA, MS, GA, AL, FL - Bred by Takii & Co, Ltd
  • Grows To: 18-24"H x 18-24''W
Texas
Abilene
Good-N-Purple Stokesia Daisy
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot. Otherwise these are great garden performers that will bring their owners many years of enjoyment with almost no maintenance required.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
Texas
Abilene
Nova Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Extra large clusters of rosy pink star-shaped flowers are produced throughout the growing season on this vigorous and large growing Penta. The Pentas' nectar rich flowers are excellent for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, and other garden beneficials.
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-draining, average moist, acidic soils.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Texas
Abilene
Butterfly Bush Sampler
Prices start at : 19.99 USD / each

This Butterfly Bush Sampler includes 2 each of Yellow, Red and Black butterfly bushes.
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Colors: Black, Mixed, Red, Yellow
Texas
Abilene