The best smelling tree/shrub ever, Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundiflora) -- the grape Kool-aid shrub!

Heat and drought tolerant plants: Texas Mountain Laurel. This does well in the sun and in partial shade.

bougainvillea tree. They do well in hot, dry areas, like Texas, Florida, and Arizona. So if you live in one of those states, you should plant one of these immediately.

Texas Mountain Laurel trees in the spring...you can smell their grape scented flowers everywhere...lovely!

Palo blanco: is the perfect tree for small, narrow spaces, such as a side yard. It thrives in small spaces with reflected sun, like a courtyard or patio.

Saucer Magnolia tree. Can't wait for mine to start blooming!

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texas xeriscaping ideas | An exuberant border that attracts songbirds and butterflies galore ...

What a cute and cleaver idea! Clear around the planting area, for productive growth of the beans. Greate hideaway for kids in the yard, leave the grass in the center.

Pavers in gravel walkway

Texas Sage - Great and hearty shrub that grows 3 to 8 feet high. Leucophyllum_Frutescens_Texas_Sage_Native_Landscaping_Austin_Purple_Sage

Succulent garden ideas...need to try some of these by the waterfall rock area.

shady side yard

ocotillo

Texas SmartScape website - excellent information about how to landscape in Texas with plants that are drought resistant and conserve water. Search function by flower, season of bloom, color, etc. @Michael Dussert Dussert Dussert Dussert Spinuzzi

Olive trees, sage, agave, pea gravel, stone. Shrader Design | Exterior Design

'Highlander' Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens 'Highlander'): Fast growing, upright shrub. dark green foliage holds its color all winter. Leaves are slightly larger than common boxwood, feature the same dark green. Can grow 2 feet+ per year. pyramidal growth habit makes it good choice for flanking entries. Full sun to light shade and moist, well-drained soil. 6-7 feet tall, 3-1/2 feet wide. Zones: 5-9

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