Xeriscape: What to Plant in Midland

Suggested Plants for Midland

Published Apr 12th 2016 in Plant Life, Xeriscaping, Plants

Common Name

Latin Name

ANNUALS (top ten, water once a week)

Bachelors Buttons

Centaurea cyanus

Larkspur

Consolida ambigua

Dahlberg Daisy

Dyssodia tenuiloba

California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica

Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa

Standing Cypress

Ipomopsis rubra

Scented Geranium

Pelargonium capitatum

Drummond's Phlox

Phlox drummondii

Purslane

Portulaca oleracea

Marigold

Tagetes patula

African Zinnia

Zinnia lineari

OTHER ANNUALS

Kale, Flowering

Brassica oleracea

Basketflower

Centaurea americana

Orache

Chenopodium ???

Cilantro

Coriandrum sativum

Cosmos, 'Sensation Mix'

Cosmos bipinnatus

Spectacle Pod

Dithyrea Wislizenii

Annual Dyssodia

Dysoddia pentachaeta

Eryngo

Eryngium leavenworthii

Yellow Wallflower

Erysimum linifolium

Snow-on-the-Mountain

Euphorbia marginata

Giant Sunflower

Helianthus annuus

Draw Bottom Sunflower

Helianthus annuus

Sand Sunflower

Helianthus petiolaris

Statice

Limonium perezii

African Red Flax

Linum grandiflorum

Blue Lobelia

Lobelia siphilitica

Alyssum, 'Purple'

Lobularia maritima

Alyssum, 'Snow Crystals'

Lobularia maritima

Bluebonnets

Lupinus texanus

Tansy Aster

Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

Stock

Matthiola incana

Evening Scented Stock

Matthiola longipetala var. bicornis

Bells of Ireland

Molucella laevis

Horsemint

Monarda pectinata

Tobacco, Flowering

Nicotiana alata

Basil, '

Ocimum basilicum

Evening Primrose

Oenethera biensis

Rayed Palafox

Palafoxia rosea

Palafoxia

Palafoxia sphacelata

Marigold, Lace

Tagetes ???

Irish Lace

Tagetes filifolia

Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia

Mullein

Verbascum thapsus

Verbena, Annual

Verbena x hybrida

Crownbeard

Verbesina enceloides

Pansy, Purple Giant

Viola x wittrockiana

Garden Zinnia

Zinnia elegans

DESERT PLANTS

(water only if no rain in three months)

Big Agave

Agave americana

Lecheguilla

Agave lecheguilla

Green Agave

Agave parvasana

Barometer Cactus

Corypantha vivipara

Green Sotol

Dasyliron texanum

Blue Sotol

Dasyliron wheelerii

Horse-Crippler

Echinocactus texensis

Strawberry Cactus

Echinocereus enneacanthus

Ocotillo

Fouquiera splendens

Tall Red Yucca

Hesperaloe campanulata

Red Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Yellow Yucca

Hesperaloe parviflora

Big Bend Nolina

Nolina erumpens

Trans-Pecos Nolina

Nolina microcarpa

Narrowleaf Nolina

Nolina texana

Spineless Prickly Pear

Opuntia ficus-indica

Cane Cholla

Opuntia imbricata

Redcane Cholla

Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata

Big Prickly Pear

Opuntia lindheimerii

Beavertail Cactus

Opuntia lindheimerii var. linguiformis

Whitethorn Prickly Pear

Opuntia macrorhiza var. pottsii

Southern Yucca

Yucca aliofolia

Banana yucca

Yucca baccata

Smallleaf Soaptree

Yucca elata

Curveleaf Yucca

Yucca reverchonii

Thompson Yucca

Yucca thompsonii

Torrey Yucca

Yucca torreyii

GRASSES

Water once every two weeks

TOP TEN

Tall Grass

Arundo donax

Sideoats Grama

Bouteloua curtipendula

Seaoats Grass

Chasmanthium latifolium

Miscanthus

Miscanthus sinensis Kleine Fontaine

Bamboo Muhly

Muhlenbergia dumosa

Muhly, Gulf Coast

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Lindheimer Muhly

Muhlenbergia lindheimerii

Pennisetum grass

Pennisetum setaceum

Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

Stipa

Stipa neomexicana

OTHER GRASSES

Wheatgrass

Agropyron smithii

Variegated Tall Grass

Arundo donax var versicolor

Wild Oats

Avena fatua fatua

Buffalo Grass

Buchloe dactyloides

Canadian Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis

Weeping Lovegrass

Eragrostis curvula

Blue Fescue

Festuca glauca

Curly Mesquite Grass

Hilaria belangerii

Tobosa

Hilaria mutica

Galleta

Hilaria swallenii

Guadalupe Mountains Muhly

Muhlenbergia rigens

Indian Rice Grass

Oryzopsis hymenoides

Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum

Alkali Sacaton

Sporobolus airoides

Giant Sacaton

Sporobolus giganteus

Texas Wintergrass

Stipa leucotricha

Eastern Gama Grass

Tripsacum dactyloides

Vetiver

Vetiveria zizanoides

MOWABLE TURF GRASS

water once every two weeks

Bermuda grass

Cynodon dactylon

TURF GRASSES (NON MOWING, CASUAL)

WATER ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKS

Buffalo Grass

Buchloe dactyloides

Galleta

Hilaria swallenii

Tobosa

Hilaria mutica

GROUND COVER

Top ten, water once a week

Winecup

Callirhoe involucrata

Sundrops

Calylophus hartwegii

Plumbago

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Iceplant

Delosperma nubigenum

Winter Creeper

Euonymous fortunei

Gopher Plant

Euphorbia myrsinites

Catmint

Nepeta mussinii

Pink Evening Primrose

Oenethera speciosa

European Germander

Teucrium chamaedrys

Vinca

Vinca major

OTHER GROUNDCOVERS

Creeping Acacia

Acacia hirta

Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans

Caliche Pit Artemisia

Artemisia Bigelovia

High Plains Artemisia

Artemisia Carruthii

Wormwood, Fringed

Artemisia frigida

Silver Mound Sage

Artemisia schmidtiana

Ground Plum

Astragulus crassicarpus

Tubular Calylophus

Calylophus tubicula

Spring Snow

Cerastrium tomentosum

Yellow Dalea

Dalea capitata

Ground Cover Dalea

Dalea greggii

Purple Iceplant

Delosperma cooperii

Snake Herb

Dychoriste linearis

Shrubby Lemoncillo

Dyssodia acerosa

Hens and Chicks

Echeveria elegans

Winter Creeper

Euonymous fortunei 'Colorado'

Ground Cover Euonymous

Euonymous fortunei v. nana

Cypress Spurge

Euphorbia cyparissias

Cushion Spurge

Euphorbia polychroma

Liriope

Liriope muscari

Coyote Mint

Monardella odoratissima

Catnip

Nepeta cataria

Yellow Puff

Neptunia lutea

Silver leaf evening primrose

Oenethera macrocarpa v. incana

Arizona Pink Evening Primrose

Oenothera berlandiera

Evening Primrose

Oenothera caespitosa

Missouri Evening Primrose

Oenothera missouriensis

Oregano

Origanum vulgare

Oxalis

Oxalis crassipes

Kerrville Phlox

Phlox pilosa

Spicy Phlox

Phlox pilosa

Thrift

Phlox subulata

Frogfruit

Phyla lanciolatum

Purple Ground Cherry

Quincula lobata

Rouge Plant

Rivina humilis

Chinese Creeping Rose

Rosa chinensis x

Madder, Rose

Rubia tinctoria

Katy's Ruellia

Ruellia brittoniana

Native White Ruellia

Ruellia metzae

Small leaf Soapwort

Saponaria ocymoides

Soapwort

Saponaria officinalis

Skullcap, Texas

Scutellaria drummondii

Skullcap, Pink Texas

Scutellaria suffrutescens

Moss Sedum

Sedum acre

Sedum

Sedum lineare

Blue Spruce Sedum

Sedum reflexum

Blue Creeping Sedum

Sedum sediforme

Sedum

Sedum selskianum

Autumn Joy Sedum

Sedum spectabile

Sedum, 'Dragon's Blood'

Sedum spurium

Vera James Sedum

Sedum spurium

Sedum

Sedum tetractinum

Sedum

Sedum x vera

Hens & Chicks, 'Cobweb'

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Hens & Chicks

Sempervivum x barbulatum hookerii

Sea Purslane

Sesuvium verrucosum

Purple Heart

Setcreasea pallida

Tubetongue

Siphonoglossa pilosella

Lamb's Ears

Stachys byzantina

Betony, Texas

Stachys coccinea

Hedge woundwort

Stachys silvatica

Costmary

Tanacetum balsamita

Creeping Germander

Teucrium americanum

Prostrate Germander

Teucrium chamaedrys

Little Germander

Teucrium cossonii

Silver Germander

Teucrium scorodonia

Thyme, English

Thymus vulgaris

Native Verbena

Verbena bipinnafitida

Verbena

Verbena canadensis

El Paso Verbena

Verbena goodingii

Prostrate Verbena

Verbena peruviana

Brazilian Verbena

Verbena rigida

Central Texas Verbena

Verbena tenuisecta

Violet

Viola odorata

Violets, Wood's

Viola woodsii

California Fuschia

Zauschneria californica

Gray-leaf California Fuschia

Zauschneria cana

PERENNIALS

Top seventeen, water every ten days

Anisicanthus

Anisicanthus wrightii

Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha (shade)

Powis Castle Artemisia

Artemisia absinthium x A. arborescens

Canna

Canna indica

Blue Mist Flower

Eupatorium greggii

4-Nerved Daisy

Hymenoxys scaposa

Spring Star

Ipheon uniflorum

Gold Mound Lantana

Lantana camara x montevidensis

Purple Robe

Nierembergia caerula

Rock Rose

Pavonia lasiopetala

Russian Sage

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Mexican Oregano

Poliomintha longiflora

Galena Sage

Salvia darcyii

Blue salvia

Salvia farinaceae

Autumn sage (nine colors)

Salvia greggii

Salad burnet

Sanguisorba minor (shade)

Scabiosa

Scabiosa caucasica

OTHER PERENNIALS

Moonshine Yarrow

Achillea filipendulina Moonshine

Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Nodding Yarrow

Achillea X kelleri

Mountain Agastache

Agastache aurantiaca

Mosquito Plant

Agastache cana

Hyssop, Anise

Agastache foeniculum

Korean Mint

Agastache rugosum

Sunrise Hyssop

Agastache rupestris

Blue Fortune

Agastache X

Desert Sunrise Agastache

Agastache X

Spreading Onions

Allium ???

Leek

Allium porrum

Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Garlic Chives

Allium tuberosum

Blue Amsonia

Amsonia ciliata

White Amsonia

Amsonia longiflora

White Anisicanthus

Anisicanthus insignis

Arizona Anisicanthus

Anisicanthus quadrifidus

Lazy Daisy

Aphanostephus riddellii

Red and Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis

Guadalupe Mountains Columbine

Aquilegia chapmanii

Arizona Columbine

Aquilegia desertorum

Capote Falls Columbine

Aquilegia hinckleyana

Big Bend Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia longissima

Southernwood, Tangerine

Artemisia abrotanum

Wormwood

Artemisia absinthium

Artemisia, 'Sweet Annie'

Artemisia annua

Tarragon, French

Artemisia dracuncula sativa

Holy Sage

Artemisia ludoviciana

Dusty Miller,

Artemisia stelleriana

Big Sagebrush

Artemisia tridentata

Mugwort

Artemisia vulgaris

Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

Asparagus

Asparagus officinalis

JoAnn's Aster

Aster dumosus

Heath Aster

Aster ericoides

New England Aster

Aster nova-angliae

Pat's Aster

Aster nova-belgii

Abilene Aster

Aster texanus

Desert Marigold

Baileya multiradiata

Lyreleaf Chocolate Daisy

Berlandiera lyrata

Chocolate Daisy 'Frances Williams'

Berlandiera lyrata x texana

Texas Chocolate Daisy

Berlandiera texana

Bouvardia

Bouvardia ternifolia

Sundrops

Calylophus drummondii

Sand Calylophus

Calylophus serrulata

Chilipiquin

Capsicum annuum

Perennial Bachelor's Buttons

Centaurium montana

Red Valerian

Centranthus ruber

Ox-eye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucantheum

White Rainlily

Cooperia drummondii

Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata

12 Apostles Crinum

Crinum bulbispermum

Cardoon

Cynara cardunculus

Chrysanthemum,

Dendranthema x grandiflorum

Perennial Dianthus

Dianthus superbus

Coneflower, Purple

Echinacea purpurea

Coneflower, Purple 'White Swan'

Echinacea purpurea

Engelmann's Daisy

Engelmannia pinnafitida

California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasiculatum

Arizona Buckwheat

Eriogonum wrightii

Rattlesnake Master

Eryngium yuccifolium

English Wallflower, Bowles' Mauve

Erysimum cheirii

Wild ageratum

Eupatorium ageratum

White Mist Flower

Eupatorium greggii

Yellow Euphorbia

Euphorbia characias

Gopher Plant

Euphorbia rigida

Pecos River Bluebells

Eustoma exaltatum

Native Bluebells

Eustoma grandiflorum

Indian Blanket

Gaillardia aristata

Gaillardia Burgundy

Gaillardia grandiflora

Perfume Ball

Gaillardia suavis

Yellow Hybrid Gaillardia

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Golden Globe'

Kisses

Gaura lindheimerii

Gaura, 'Siskiyou Pink'

Gaura lindheimerii

Hardy Gazania

Gazania x

Gazania

Gazania x

Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera jamesonii

Gypsophila

Gypsophila paniculata

Maximillian Sunflower

Helianthus maximilliana

Jerusalem Artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus

Curry Plant

Helichrysum angustifolium

Daylily

Hemerocallis x

Golden Aster

Heterotheca villosa

White Hibiscus

Hibiscus aculeatus

Red Hibiscus

Hibiscus cardiophyllus

Texas Star Hibiscus

Hibiscus militaris

Red Amaryllis

Hippeastrum x

Coral Bells

Huechera sanguinem

Angelina Daisy

Hymenoxys acaulis

St. John's Wort

Hypericum perforatum

Hyssop

Hyssopus officinalis

Candytuft

Iberis sempervirens

Bush Morning Glory

Ipomoea fistulosa

Bush Morning Glory

Ipomoea leptophylla

Dalmatian Orris Root Iris

Iris pallida

Iris

Iris x

Redhot Poker

Kniphofia uvaria

Common Lantana

Lantana camara

Lantana, Dallas Red

Lantana camara

Lantana, 'Confetti'

Lantana camara x Lantana montevidensis

Texas Lantana

Lantana horrida

Purple Lantana

Lantana montevidensis

Motherwort

Leonuris cardicans

Wild Allysum

Lepidium montanum

Oxeye Daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Liatris

Liatris punctata

Orange Lily

Lilium lancefolium

Sea Lavender

Limonium limbatum

Blue Flax

Linum lewisii

Desert Fern acacia

Lysiloma thornberi

Yellow Aster

Machaeranthera pinnatifida

Flor de San Juan

Macrosiphonia macrosiphon

Manfreda

Manfreda tuberosa

Silver-Edged Horehound

Marrubium rotundifolia

Horehound

Marrubium vulgare

Barbara's Buttons

Marshallia caespitosa

Alfalfa

Medicago sativa

Big Bloom Blackfoot

Melampodium leucanthemum

Daisy, Blackfoot

Melampodium leucanthemum

Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis

Menodora

Menodora longiflora

Pennyroyal

Mentha pulegium

Mint, 'Yerba Buena'

Mentha spicata

Mint, Bowles Apple

Mentha villosa var. alopecuroides

Buena Mujer

Mentzelia strictissima

Four O'Clock

Mirabilis jalapa

Native Four O'Clock

Mirabilis multiflora

Jonquil

Narcissus tazetta

Oregano, 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum

Sweet Marjoram

Origanum majorana

Big Pavonia

Pavonia hastata

Pink Penstemon

Penstemon ambiguus

Rock Penstemon

Penstemon baccharifolia

Blue Foxglove Penstemon

Penstemon cobea

Husker Red Penstemon

Penstemon digitalis

Eaton's Penstemon

Penstemon eatonii

Native Blue Penstemon

Penstemon fendlerii

Woody Penstemon

Penstemon fruticosus

Trans-Pecos Penstemon

Penstemon havardii

James' Penstemon

Penstemon jamesii

Red Rocks Penstemon

Penstemon mexicali

Palmer's Penstemon

Penstemon palmerii

Parry's Penstemon

Penstemon parryii

Tucson Penstemon

Penstemon pseudospectabilis

Phoenix Penstemon

Penstemon spectabilis

Rocky Mountain Penstemon

Penstemon strictus

El Paso Penstemon

Penstemon superbus

Blackland Prairie Penstemon

Penstemon tenuis

Deming Penstemon

Penstemon wrightii

Hybrid Penstemon

Penstemon X

Longin's Russian Sage

Perovskia longin

Purple Prairie Clover Sandform

Petalostemum purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover Clayform

Petalostemum purpureum

Sage, Jerusalem

Phlomis russeliana

Sage, Jerusalem 'Amazone'

Phlomis tuberosa

Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata

White Spring Obedient Plant

Physostegia angustifolia

Pokeberry

Phytolacca americana

Rock Lettuce

Pinaropappus roseus

Balloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus

Lavender spice

Poliomintha maderensis

Self-heal

Prunella grandiflora

Arizona Paperdaisy

Psilostrophe tagetina

Paperdaisy

Psilostrophe villosa

Mexican Hat

Ratibida columnaris

Pink Chi-Chi Ruellia

Ruellia brittoniana

White Chi-Chi Ruellia

Ruellia brittoniana

New Mexico Ruellia

Ruellia drummondiana

Mexican Petunia

Ruellia malacosperma

White Mexican Petunia

Ruellia malacosperma

Yellow Dock

Rumex crispus

Dock

Rumex hymenosepalus

Rue

Ruta graveolens

Bladdersage

Salazaria mexicana

Sage, Silver

Salvia argenteum

Tall Blue Salvia

Salvia azurea grandiflora

Chihuahua Sage

Salvia chamaedroides

Lady In Red Sage

Salvia coccinea

Great Basin Salvia

Salvia dorrii v. dorrii

Sage, Pineapple

Salvia elegans

Texas Salvia

Salvia englemanii

Uruguayan Salvia

Salvia gaurantica

Mount Graham Sage

Salvia grahamii

Mt. Lemmon Sage

Salvia lemmonii

Tall Blue Sage

Salvia leptophylla

Sage, Mexican Bush

Salvia leucanthus

Nuevo Leon Sage

Salvia lycoides

Sage, Garden

Salvia officinalis

New Braunfels Sage

Salvia penstemoides

Oregon Mountains Sage

Salvia pinquefolia

Pitcher's Sage

Salvia pitcherii

Regal Sage

Salvia regla

Romanian sage

Salvia transylvanica

Salvia Superba,

Salvia x superba

Winter Savory

Saturjea montana

Scabiosa - Pink

Scabiosa caucasica

Desert Yaupon

Schaefferia cuneifolia

Two-Leafed Senna

Senna roemeriana

Wisleznus' Senna

Senna wisleznia

Party Girl

Sidalcea X

Catchfly

Silene laciniata

Bush Sunflower

Simsa calva

Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium idahoensis

Gray Goldenrod

Solidago altissima

Golden Baby

Solidago canadensis

Tall Goldenrod

Solidago gigantea

Central Texas Goldenrod

Solidago nemoralis

Guadalupe Mountains Goldenrod

Solidago sparsiflora

Pink Arizona Globe Mallow

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Louis Hamilton Globe Mallow

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Pink Mallow

Sphaeralcea incana

Hidcote Blue and White Comfrey

Symphytum grandiflorum

Comfrey

Symphytum officinalis

Copper Canyon Daisy

Tagetes lemmonii

Mexican Mint Marigold

Tagetes lucida

Pyrethrum

Tanacetum cinearifolia

Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare

Navaho Tea

Thelesperma megapotamicum

West Texas Spiderwort

Tradescantia occidentalis

Spiderwort

Tradescantia x andersonii

Red and Yellow Tulip

Tulipa clusiana

Red Tulip

Tulipa Darwin hybrid

Pink and Yellow Tulip

Tulipa saxatilis

Vervain

Verbena officinalis

Baldwin Ironflower

Vernonia baldwinii

Native Ironflower

Vernonia marginata

Shade Goldeneye

Viqueria dentata

Wissadula

Wissadula holosericea

Pink Rain Lily

Zephyranthes grandiflora

Yellow Bush Daisy

Zexmenia hispida

White Zinnia

Zinnia acerosa

Wild Zinnia

Zinnia grandiflora

SHRUBS

Top thirteen, water every two to three weeks

Pride of Barbados

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Purple Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana (shade)

Caryopteris

Caryopteris mastcanthus

Damianita

Chrysactina mexicana

Winter Jasmine

Jasminium nudiflorum

Texas Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens

Nandina

Nandina domestica

Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Pyracantha

Pyracantha angustifolia

Evergreen Sumac

Rhus virens

Green Santolina

Santolina virens

Mountain Laurel

Sophora secundiflora (shade)

Coralberry

Symphoricarpus orbiculata

Mexican Buckeye

Ugnadia speciosa

OTHER SHRUBS

Guajillo

Acacia berlandierii

Hollyhock, 'Zebrina'

Alcea rosea

Purplebrush

Aloysia ???

Beebrush

Aloysia gratissima

Verbena, Lemon

Aloysia triphylla

Whitebrush

Aloysia wrightii

Big Bend Serviceberry

Amelanchier utahensis

Common False Indigo

Amorpha fruticosa

Kerrville False Indigo

Amorpha texana

Sandsage

Artemisia filifolia

Fourwing Saltbush

Atriplex canescens

Shadscale

Atriplex obovata

Seep Willow

Baccharis glutinosa

Coyote Brush

Baccharis pilularis

Guadalupe Mountains Agarita

Berberis hematocarpa

Creeping Mahonia

Berberis repens

Balcones Agarita

Berberis swaseyii

Agarita

Berberis trifoliata

Buddleja

Buddleja davidii

Big Bend Buddleja

Buddleja marrubiifolia

Gravel Buddleja

Buddleja scordoides

Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia gilliesii

Yellow Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia mexicana

Pride of Barbados

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Featherduster

Calliandra eriophylla

Purple Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

White Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

Siberian Pea Shrub

Caragana arborescens

Dark Knight Caryopteris

Caryopteris mastcanthus

Bluebeard

Caryopteris x calendonensis

Caryopteris

Caryopteris incana

Goatbush Allthorn

Castela texana

Hill Country Ceanothus

Ceanothus americana

California Ceanothus

Ceanothus griseus

Birchleaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus betuloides

Narrowleaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus ledifolius

Quince, Flowering 'Texas Scarlet'

Chaenomeles speciosa

Fernbush

Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Mexican Orange

Choisya dumosa

Damianita

Chrysactinia mexicana

Rabbitbrush

Chrysothamnus nauseous

Colubrina

Colubrina texensis

Roughleaf Dogwood

Cornus drummondii

Deciduous Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Gray Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Evergreen Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster lacteus

Cliffrose

Cowania mexicana var stansburiana

Black Dalea

Dalea formosa

Illinois Bundleflower

Desmanthus illinoiensis

Eleagnus

Eleagnus pungens

Redberry Mormon Tea

Ephedra antisyphillitica

Llano Tea

Ephedra coryii

Nevada Mormon Tea

Ephedra viridis

Ericameria

Ericameria laricifolia

Coralbean

Erythrina herbacea

Euonymus

Euonymus japonica

Butterfly Eupatorium

Eupatorium wrightii

Winterfat

Eurotia lanata

Kidneywood

Eysenhardtia texana

Apache Plume

Fallugia paradoxa

Fendlera

Fendlera rupicola

Fendlerella

Fendlerella utahensis

Brown Turkey Fig

Ficus carica

Central Texas Forestiera

Forestiera acuminata

Big Bend Forestiera

Forestiera angustifolia

New Mexico Forestiera

Forestiera pubescens

Forsythia, 'Lynwood Gold'

Forsythia x intermedia

Littleleaf Ash

Fraxinus greggii

Central Texas Silktassel

Garrya ovata

Arizona Silktassel

Garrya wrightii

Althea

Hibiscus syriacus

Possumhaw

Ilex decidua

Yaupon

Ilex vomitoria

Winter Jasmine

Jasminium nudiflorum

Tam Juniper

Juniperus chinensis

Bush Form Juniper

Juniperus sp.

Creosote Bush

Larrea divaricata

Lavender, Provence

Lavandula x intermedia

Big Bend Texas Sage

Leucophyllum candidum

Green Texas Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens

Pink Texas Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens

White Texas Sage

Leucophyllum frutescens

Littleleaf Texas Sage

Leucophyllum laevigatum

Tex-Mex Sage

Leucophyllum langmaniae

Trans-Pecos Sage

Leucophyllum minus

Purple Sage

Leucophyllum pruinosa

Cupleaf Texas Sage

Leucophyllum zygophyllum

Central Texas Mimosa

Mimosa borealis

Trans-Pecos Mimosa

Mimosa dysocarpa

Arizona Mimosa

Mimosa lindheimeriana

Mortonia

Mortonia scabrella

Wax Myrtle

Myrica heterophylla

Arroyo Sweetwood

Myrospermum sousanum

Nandina

Nandina domestica

Oleander

Nerium oleander

Gobi Rose

Osteomeles schweriniae

New Mexico Mock Orange

Philadelphus lewisii

Central Texas Mock Orange

Philadelphus texensis

Chinese Photina

Photinia serratifolia

Ninebark

Physocarpus monogynus

Sand Cherry

Prunus pumila

Creek Plum

Prunus rivularis

Chokecherry

Prunus virens

Prairie Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

Hoptree

Ptelea trifoliata

Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Pyracantha

Pyracantha angustifolia

Gray Oak

Quercus grisea

Vasey Oak

Quercus pungens var vaseyana

Sandpaper Oak

Quercus turbinella

Smooth Sumac

Rhus copalina

Littleleaf Sumac

Rhus microphylla

3-Leaf Sumac

Rhus trilobata

Hairy 3-Leaf Sumac

Rhus trilobata var pilosissima

Evergreen Sumac

Rhus virens

Buffalo Currant

Ribes aureum

Mermaid Rose

Rosa bracteata x

Archduke Charles

Rosa chinensis x

Louis Philippe Rose

Rosa chinensis x

Cecile Brunner Rose

Rosa chinensis x multiflora

La Marne Rose

Rosa chinensis x multiflora

Basye's Purple Rose

Rosa foliolosa x rugosa

Ballerina Rose

Rosa moschata x

Harrison's Yellow Rose

Rosa moschata x

Seven Sisters Rose

Rosa multiflora

Marie Pavie Rose

Rosa multiflora x chinensis

Prairie Rose

Rosa setigera

Wood's Rose

Rosa woodsii

Paul Neyron Rose

Rosa x

Rose, 'Old Blush'

Rosa x chinensis

Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary, 'Tuscan Blue'

Rosmarinus officinalis

Blackberry

Rubus x

Bush Sage

Salvia ballataeflora

Mexican Elderberry

Sambucus mexicana

Cotton, Lavender

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Maquis Santolina

Santolina ericoides

Santolina

Santolina incana

Italian Santolina

Santolina neopolitano

Rosemary Santolina

Santolina rosemarinifolia

Santolina, Green

Santolina virens

Brazilian Senna

Senna corymbosa

Lindheimer's Senna

Senna lindheimeriana

Buffalo Berry

Shepherdia argentea

Heimia

Sinicuiche salicifolia

Gyp Mountain Laurel

Sophora gypsophila

Mountain Laurel

Sophora secundiflora

Spanish Broom

Spartium junceum

Princes plume

Stanleya pinnata

Silver Bells

Styrax texana

Coralberry

Symphoricarpus orbiculata

Orange Yellowbells

Tecoma stans

Yellowbells

Tecoma stans

Mexican Buckeye

Ugnadia speciosa

Big Bend Rosewood

Vauquelina angustifolia

Arizona Rosewood

Vauquelina californica

Mexican Rosewood

Vauquelina maculata

Skeleton Leaf Goldeneye

Viqueria steniloba

Shiny-leaf Monk's Pepper

Vitex negundo

Roundleaf Vitex

Vitex rotundifolia

Softleaf Yucca

Yucca pendula

Tickle-tongue

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis

SHADE TREES

Bigtooth Maple

Acer grandidentatum

Sugar Hackberry

Celtis laevigata

Chinese Pistache

Pistacia chinensis

Bur Oak

Quercus microcarpa

Chinkapin Oak

Quercus muhlenbergii

Texas Red Oak

Quercus texana

Live Oak

Quercus virginiana var fusiformis

Soapberry

Sapindus drummondii

American Elm

Ulmus americana

Cedar Elm

Ulmus crassifolia

Lacebark Elm

Ulmus parvifolia

ORNAMENTAL TREES

Top nine, water every two-three weeks

Chitalpa

Catalpa x chilopsis

Mexican Redbud

Cercis mexicana

Desert Willow

Chilopsis linearis

Texas Hawthorne

Craetagus marshallii

Golden Raintree

Koelreuteria paniculata

Goldenball Leadtree

Leucana retuas

Pinyon

Pinus edulis

Mesquite

Prosopsis glandulosa

Vitex

Vitex agnus-castus

Other ornamental trees

Gregg's Acacia

Acacia greggii

Tiny Yellow Acacia

Acacia neovernicosa

South Texas Acacia

Acacia schottii

Wright's Acacia

Acacia wrightii

Madrone

Arbutus xalapensis

Bumelia

Bumelia lanuginosa

Netleaf Hackberry

Celtis reticulata

Texas Redbud

Cercis texensis

Red Desert Willow

Chilopsis linaris

White Desert Willow

Chilopsis linaris

Texas Smoke Tree

Cotinus obovatus

English Hawthorne

Craetagus laevigata

Tracy's Hawthorne

Craetagus tracyii

Leyland Cypress

Cupressocyparis leylandii

Arizona Cypress

Cupressus arizonica

Mexican Persimmon

Diospyros texana

Texas Ash

Fraxinus texensis

Arizona Ash

Fraxinus velutina

Honey Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos

Arizona Walnut

Juglans major

Little Walnut

Juglans microcarpa

Ashe Juniper

Juniperus asheii

Alligator Juniper

Juniperus deppeana

Weeping Juniper

Juniperus flaccida

Rocky Mountain Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum

Eastern Red Juniper

Juniperus virginiana

Osage Orange

Maclura pomifera

Chinaberry

Melia azedarach

Fruiting White Mulberry

Morus alba

Mountain Mulberry

Morus microphylla

Fruiting Red Mulberry

Morus nigra

Texas Red Mulberry

Morus rubra

Parkinsonia

Parkinsonia aculeata

Afghan Pine

Pinus eldarica

Italian Stone Pine

Pinus pinea

Screwbean mesquite

Prosopsis pubescens

Mexican Plum

Prunus mexicana

Peach

Prunus persica

Black Cherry

Prunus serotina

Chisos Red Oak

Quercus emoryii

Lacey Oak

Quercus laceyii

Flameleaf Sumac

Rhus lanceolata

Black Locust

Robinia pseudo-acacia

Eve's Necklace

Sophora affinis

Fan Palm

Washingtonia filifera

Jujube

Ziziphus jujuba

UNACCEPTABLE TREES

(water guzzlers)

Silver Maple

Acer saccharinum

Pecan

Carya illinoinensis

Catalpa

Catalpa bignoniides

Arizona Ash

Fraxinus velutina

Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

Mulberry

Morus alba

Sycamore

Platanus occidentalis

Cottonwood

Populus fremontii

Weeping Willow

Salix babylonica

Globe Willow

Salix matsudana

Salt Cedar

Tamarix sp.

VINES

(water every two weeks)

Coral Wreath Vine

Antigonon leptopus

Crossvine

Bignonia capreolata

Trumpet Vine

Campsis radicans

American Bittersweet

Celastrus scandens

False Grape

Cissus incisus

Desert Grape Ivy

Cissus trifoliata

Native Clematis

Clematis drummondii

Chinese Clematis

Clematis lanuginosa

Purple Clematis

Clematis pitcherii

Moonseed vine

Cocculus carolinus

Big Balsam Gourd

Ibervillea lindheimerii

Central Texas Morning Glory

Ipomoea lindheimerii

West Texas Morning Glory

Ipomoea pubescens

Cypress Vine

Ipomoea quamoclit

Cardinal Vine

Ipomoea x sloteri

Hyacinth Bean

Lablab purpureus

Bush Honeysuckle

Lonicera albiflora

Winter Honeysuckle

Lonicera fragrantissima

Hybrid Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica x sempervirens

Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens

Mascagnia Vine

Mascagnia macroptera

Climbing Snapdragon

Maurandya antirrhiniflora

Seven-Leaf Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus heptaphylla

Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Passionflower

Passiflorus incarnata

Silkvine

Periploca graeca

Silverlace Vine

Polygonum aubertii

Lady Banks Rose

Rosa banksiae

Fortuniana Rose

Rosa laevigata x banksiae

Canyon Grape

Vitis arizonica

Mustang Grape

Vitis candicans

Himrod Grape

Vitis labrusca

Thompson Seedless Grape

Vitis labrusca

American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens

Wisteria, Old-Fashioned Purple

Wisteria sinensis purpurea