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Houston back yard

 

Our new back yard in our Houston-area home. All fenced in, carpeted with St. Augustine grass. We're a bit slow to start, but aim to make it into a real garden soon. Just a few plantings for now.

Currently growing in our back yard

Aloe 'Blue Elf' (aloe)
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (variegated shell ginger)
Asclepias curassavica (tropical milkweed; bloodflower)
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' (asparagus fern, emerald fern)
Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide' (sasanqua camellia)
Citrus reticulata 'Owari' (satsuma)
Cordyline fruticosa (ti plant)
Cycas revoluta (sago palm)
Cynodon dactylon (bermuda grass)
Ficus carica (fig)
Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina jasmine, false jessamine)
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer BloomStruck ('PIIHM-II' (hydrangea)
Ilex crenata 'Sky pencil' (columnar japanese holly)
Justicia spicigera (firecracker plant, Mexican honeysuckle)
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (black mondo grass)
Pennisetum species/cultivars (fountain grass)
Quercus virginiana (southern live oak)
Rhododendron x 'Judge Solomon' (azalea)
Rubus fruticosus 'Ouachita' (blackberry)
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)

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Last modified: October 22, 2016
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