Gardening in Texas: Top Hardy and Drought-Tolerant Plant Recommendations for Texas Landscapes
By Texas Wildscapes...heat & drought tolerant garden that attracts birds & butterflies.
Signature Gardens: Annuals/Containers - Spring/Summer
Texas Gardening Regions. Also, for list of plants appropriate for south central texas: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/publications/southcnt.html
Heat lovinga; Melampodium, Vinca (periwinkles), Angelonia ‘Serena’ series
When to plant a vegetable garden in Texas..... While it is not a rule of thumb, Texans know that planting rows in an East-West direction is more productive than a north-south direction.
Plumbago – so pretty cheerful – thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease- pest- and deer-resistant. Can grow into a large bush, and also can be trained to grow on a trellis.
Live in North Texas? Here’s a list of the Top 100 Plants for North Texas compiled by the AgriLife Dallas Water University.
Fall Planting Dates for Texas