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NICE! Spring 2016 Plant of the Season

Engelmann Daisy, a.k.a. Cutleaf Daisy, Engelmannia peristenia: Easy-to-grow perennial with spring and early-summer bright yellow blooms Description: Engelmann Daisy, Engelmannia peristenia, is a native perennial found throughout Texas except in East Texas. It is found in calcareous, loamy or clay soils in open fields and is a common roadside wildflower. E. peristenia was named for…
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NICE! Winter 2015 Plant of the Season

Mexican Buckeye, Ungnadia speciosa: Large multi-trunk shrub or small-medium tree with year-round interest   Description: Mexican Buckeye, Ungnadia speciosa, is native to Central, South and West Texas where it is found in limestone outcrops. It ranges into New Mexico and is found as far east as Dallas. It is usually 8-15 ft tall and multi-trunked…
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