Flowering Shrubs Summer Color That Beats the Heat! North Texas summers bring extended heat, drought, and less than ideal conditions for plant growth making it becomes especially challenging to for most plants to produce blooms. However here in North Texas we have a few perennial favorites that…
Allium ‘Millenium’ is a versatile perennial for a sunny garden because of its compact upright habit and resistance to all types of pests. It is also drought tolerant and loved by butterflies and bees. Though the fragrant blooms are very attractive in midsummer, the seed heads are the real floral feature. They last for several months, providing interest in the garden until late winter.
Drought resistant -Russian Sage-We can't help but love Russian sage. One of the toughest plants, it offers fragrant silvery foliage and plumes of violet-purple blooms. Taller varieties are great for the back of the border. Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it
10 No-Effort Plants for a Fool-Proof Landscape |TEXAS RANGER The vibrant lavender, purple, and magenta blooms of a Texas Ranger may look like they take some work to care for—but we won't tell the neighbors your secret. These hardy plants are built to survive on little water, so all you need to do is plant it in full sunlight and water during the summers or in times of drought.
FAST *** Red Rocket Crape Myrtle | Mature height is disputed among reputable nurseries/sources: 10-15' or 20-30'. | Sunlight: Full Sun | Drought Tolerance: Good | Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'