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Gregg’s Blue Mist Flower-October Plant of the Month

Gregg’s Blue Mist Flower October Plant of the Month Ohhhhhh butterfly lovers… If you don’t have this plant, you’re missing out on quite the show! Gregg’s Blue Mist Flower is irresistible to butterflies (especially Queen and Monarch), bees, and other … Continue reading

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Cape Honeysuckle-September Plant of the Month

September Plant of the Month Cape Honeysuckle Cape Honeysuckle might have a misleading name, but this plant won’t do you wrong! Not a true honeysuckle, it’s actually related to trumpet vine, desert willow and ┬ájacaranda. It gets its name from … Continue reading

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August Plant of the Month- Tropical Milkweed

August Plant of the Month Tropical Milkweed Are you bonkers for butterflies? San Antonio just can’t get enough of this stuff! We know butterflies love ’em too, but what the heck are they called? If you said butterfly weed, you’re … Continue reading

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July Plant of the Month-Jerusalem Sage

July Plant of the Month Jerusalem Sage Oh man, it’s getting hot out there. But here’s one plant that can take the heat without complaining even a little bit. Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa) will take that summer sun and turn … Continue reading

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Mexican Flowering Plum- March Plant of the Month

Mexican Flowering Plum March Plant of the Month There’s nothing like blooms on fruit trees in early spring! Mexican Flowering Plum might not be the first tree you think of when planting a fruit tree, but don’t overlook it. This … Continue reading

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Artemisia-February Plant of the Month

Artemisia February Plant of the Month Oh Artemisia , how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Artemisia is a silvery, aromatic evergreen perennial grown for its ornamental, culinary and medicinal properties. Run your hands through it and … Continue reading

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Nellie R. Stevens Holly- December Plant of the Month

Nellie R. Stevens Holly December Plant of the Month Nothing says December Plant of the Month like a good ‘ol holly plant. Nellie R. Stevens is a favorite variety for many reasons, its most noteworthy being its showy red-orange berries! … Continue reading

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October Plant of the Month- Elaeagnus

October Plant of the Month Elaeagnus Elaeagnus, also sometimes called Silverberry is our October pick for Plant of the Month. This plant may look plain at first glance, but read on to see why it’s so tough and versatile! There … Continue reading

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Frog Fruit Verbena- May Plant of the Month

Frog Fruit Verbena Funny name, serious ground cover. Frog Fruit is a fast growing Texas native ground cover with many names. You may have heard of it as Creeping Lipia, Mat Grass, Cape Weed or Turkey Tangle Fogfruit. Say that … Continue reading

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Salvia Greggii- April Plant of the Month 2017

Salvia Greggii April Plant of the Month Salvia greggii is one of our favorite perennials! Also called Autumn Sage, this shrubby plant comes in almost every color you can think of. Salvia greggii is native to Central, West and South … Continue reading

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