Randy Lemmon on Great Day



Posted on September 10, 2010 at 12:24 PM

Remember, the fall months of October and November are the best months for planting and transplanting!


Unusual Texas natives that, if planted this fall, can get established and reward you next year and for years to come:

  • American Beautyberry & Dwarf Beautyberry
  • Flame Acanthus
  • Turk’s Cap
  • Fire Spike
  • Hamelia (Hummingbird Bush)


Standard Texas Natives for Landscaping Purposes:

  • Texas Sage
  • Texas Muhly Grass
  • Texas Lantana


 Unusual Texas Natives More Towards the Perennial Family:

  • Cherry Sage (Salvia Greggii)
  • Texas Allium (Texas Onion)
  • Red Ruellia
  • Dwarf Fairy Duster (aka Dwarf Bottle Brush)
  • Chile Pequin
  • Also look for Adapted plants, not just Texas Natives:
  • Shrimp Plant (yellow is adapted – red ones are considered native)
  • Duranta (Golden Dew Drop)


Thanks to the following nurseries:

Buchanan's Native Plants in the Heights: www.buchanansnativeplants.com

Arbor Gate: www.arborgate.com

Pineywood Nursery: www.thepineywoodsnursery.com