Texas sage- just bought some of these plants for the front...here's hoping I don't kill them..
Mystic Spires Blue Salvia-Grows beautifully in my sun garden in Northeast Louisiana. Up to 4-feet tall, blooms May-October.
Bougainvillea next to trellises -- if only I still lived in warm weather!!
Texas Sage, Russian Sage, Mexican Feather Grass, Butterfly Bushes and mulch
Texas Gardening Regions. Also, for list of plants appropriate for south central texas: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/publications/southcnt.html
Orange-flowered Variegated Canna Lily 'Pretoria' - native to tropical and subtropical regions of the New World, from the southern United States (southern South Carolina west to southern Texas) and south to northern Argentina
How to Grow Lavender in Texas (with Pictures) | eHow
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These plants are superstars in Texas gardens and landscapes. Texas horticultural experts recommend them for their ability to perform well in south central climates.
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