Salvia is one of the most diverse and useful groups of plants for summer color. Mealy-cup or blue sage (Salvia farinacea). A South and Central Texas native with spikes of blue flowers that bloom all summer, growing about 3 feet tall. Like many salvias, it looks best if cut back once or twice during the summer. Salvias are hot weather plants, most preferring full sun for best performance. Many salvias bloom non-stop from spring through first frost. Many of the native perennial Salvia species a
The Dewberry grows wild here in East Texas. These plants bloom right after tree fruits but right before clover, making them an important resource where honey bees are managed. Beekeepers have reported surplus honey where bramble thickets are allowed to thrive. Add a description about this item
Eastern Redbud is one of the first blooms to be seen in the spring. This small tree provides pollen and nectar in the early spring. It prefers full sun or light shade.; partial shade preferred in windy dry areas. It is hardy zones 4-9. 20-30 feet at maturity.
blooms for weeks on end, creating a fantastic early summer display of golden yellow flowers. Bees and butterflies are regular visitors, and songbirds feed on the ripe seeds in late summer. This durable plant grows in any well-drained soil, and exalts in dry sandy soils.