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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

Aeonium species and hybrids (true houseleek)
Aloe 'Blue Elf' and 'Hedgehog' (aloe)
Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata' (variegated shell ginger)
Anisocampium niponicum 'Pictum' and 'Regal Red' (Japanese painted fern)
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
Asclepias curassavica (tropical milkweed; bloodflower)
Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' (asparagus fern, emerald fern)
Callistemon salignus (willow bottle brush)
Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide' (sasanqua camellia)
Citrus limon (lemon)
Citrus reticulata 'Owari' and 'Okitsu-Wase' (satsuma)
Citrus x aurantiifolia (Key lime; mexican lime)
Cordyline fruticosa (ti plant)
Corylopsis spicata 'Aurea' (spike winter hazel)
Cuphea 'Vermillionaire' (firecracker plant)
Cycas revoluta (sago palm)
Cynodon dactylon (bermuda grass)
Delosperma cultivars (ice plant)
Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns)
Euphorbia pulcherrima (poinsettia)
Ficus carica (fig)
Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty' (gardenia)
Gasteria species and hybrids
Gaura lindheimeri
Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina jasmine, false jessamine)
Helwingia chinensis 'Narrow Leaf'
Hosta 'Wolverine'
Hosta hybrids (plantain lily)
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer BloomStruck ('PIIHM-II' (hydrangea)
Hymenocallis caribaea 'Variegata' (variegated spider lily)
Justicia spicigera (firecracker plant, Mexican honeysuckle)
Lagerstroemia 'Midnight Magic' ('PIILAG-V') (crape myrtle)
Lagerstroemia indica 'Rubra' and 'Red Rocket' (crape myrtle)
Lantana camara (common lantana)
Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata (butterfly lavender; French lavender)
Liriope muscari (lilyturf)
Loropetalum chinense 'Purple Pixie' (Chinese fringe flower)
Melampodium leucanthum (blackfoot daisy)
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten' (maiden grass)
Nandina domestica (heavenly bamboo)
Nerium oleander 'Hardy Red' (oleander)
Olea europaea 'Arbequina' (olive)
Ophiopogon planiscapus (mondo grass)
Oxypetalum coeruleum
Pennisetum species/cultivars (fountain grass)
Pentas 'Graffiti Red Velvet'
Pinus virginiana
Plumbago capensis (plumbago)
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 'Wendy's Wish' (ornamental sage)
Salvia greggii (autumn sage)
Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Bloom' (ornamental sage)
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (ornamental sage)
Sedum ussuriense (stonecrop)
Styrax japonicus (Japanese snowbell)
Tecoma stans 'Sparklette' (esperanza; yellow bells)
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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