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    How to Grow Magnolia Tree | DoItYourSelf

    Vitex. 2014: East side of house. Trim the bottom branches out as it grows because it will grow down like a bush if you don't. They are hardy, drought tolerant, and the butterflies & bees love them. Grows fast and loves Texas.

    Wire frame around tree is invisible and creates a great trellis effect.

    Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) - Mixed - Shrub Buddleja davidii - These fragrant butterfly bushes in 3 fabulous colours will attract plenty of butterflies to the garden. The varieties: Royal Red, White Profusion and Empire Blue.

    It's almost Ceanothus season!!! This handsome native shrub or small tree is attractive in so many respects: it requires little water to thrive, has lovely true-blue flowers, attracts bees, butterflies & birds, & has a lovely fragrance. It’s also evergreen, fast growing, long lived (in Ceanothus terms), heat tolerant, & low maintenance. 'Ray Hartman'

    Amur Maple has stunning fall foilage. See more of our picks for shrubs with vibrant fall color:

    ~how to make a butterfly bush into a standard so it looks like a tree~

    Ravenala madagascariensis

    Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree / Size: 20-30' tall, 10-20' wide / Blooms: Spring - Fall / Water: good drought resistance / Price: $50 - 80 (plant zone 7)

    Some native Texas plants. Heat and drought tolerant, which means low maintenance!

    Clematis Mixed | Trees and Shrubs from Spalding BulbClematis 'Nelly Moser' + 'Multi Blue' + 'Jackmanii' + 'Ville de Lyon'

    A quick look at 5 easy shrubs to grow in your garden.

    The first-ever reblooming azalea: Encore Autumn Sunburst! See more new plants for 2012:

    Burning bushes living fence

    When to prune everything....a good guide to keep handy.

    Tips on growing effortless vines (5 varieties included)

    Drought-Resistant Perennial Border Designed for the gardener who wants lots of color but with little care. The show start in spring and continues through autumn, tried-and-true featuring plant varieties that hold up beautifully to summer and autumn conditions, even without rain or turning on the sprinkler.

    Plumbago flowers bloom most of the spring, summer and fall in various shades of blue (buy plants in bloom to get the shade that you want). A favorite of butterflies, plumbago also is one of the most popular flowering shrubs in Central and South Florida gardens. It is very fast-growing, has few problems and is almost always smiling.