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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

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus' (sweet flag; scented striped rush)
Acrostichum danaeifolium (water fern; leather fern)
Aeonium species and hybrids (true houseleek)
Aloe 'Blue Elf' and 'Hedgehog' (aloe)
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (variegated shell ginger)
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
Asclepias curassavica (tropical milkweed; bloodflower)
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' (asparagus fern, emerald fern)
Bacopa caroliniana (lemon bacopa)
Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide' (sasanqua camellia)
Carex flacca (blue sedge)
Citrus reticulata 'Owari' and 'Okitsu-Wase' (satsuma)
Citrus x aurantiifolia (Key lime; mexican lime)
Cordyline fruticosa (ti plant)
Crinum species (red bog lily)
Cycas revoluta (sago palm)
Cynodon dactylon (bermuda grass)
Delosperma cultivars (ice plant)
Echinodorus species (melon sword)
Ficus carica (fig)
Gasteria species and hybrids
Gaura lindheimeri
Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina jasmine, false jessamine)
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer BloomStruck ('PIIHM-II' (hydrangea)
Hymenocallis caribaea 'Variegata' (variegated spider lily)
Juncus effusus f. spiralis (corkscrew rush; spiral rush)
Justicia spicigera (firecracker plant, Mexican honeysuckle)
Lagerstroemia 'Midnight Magic' ('PIILAG-V') (crape myrtle)
Lantana camara (common lantana)
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten' (maiden grass)
Myriophyllum aquaticum (parrot's feather)
Nymphaea (tropical hybrids) (tropical waterlily)
Nymphoides indica (water snowflake)
Olea europaea 'Arbequina' (olive)
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (black mondo grass)
Oxypetalum coeruleum
Pennisetum species/cultivars (fountain grass)
Pentas 'Graffiti Red Velvet'
Pinus virginiana
Plumeria alba (white frangipani)
Punica granatum (pomegranate)
Quercus virginiana (southern live oak)
Rhododendron x 'Judge Solomon' (azalea)
Rosa 'Knockout' series (Knock Out rose)
Rubus fruticosus 'Ouachita' (blackberry)
Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Bloom' (ornamental sage)
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (ornamental sage)
Sedum ussuriense (stonecrop)
Tecomaria capensis 'Sunset' (cape honeysuckle)
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)
Vitis vinifera 'Tempranillo' (tempranillo grape)

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Last modified: October 22, 2016
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