Some native Texas plants. Heat and drought tolerant, which means low maintenance!
Five Drought-Proof Plants for Texas Gardens Source: http://www.texasgardener.com/pastissues/marapr06/drought.html
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.
Easy, no worries flowers that are ideal for hot, dry north central Texas summers.
Beautiful Border! Great for Texas heat!
Views from the North Side of Dallas: How To Build a Flower Bed
Plants that survive the texas sun! 'Henry’ and ‘Augusta’ Duelberg (Salvia farinacea),Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii) Mexican Bush Sage (Salvia leucantha),Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia, Zexmenia (Wedelia hispida) & Salvias
Texas Gardening Regions. Also, for list of plants appropriate for south central texas: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/archives/parsons/publications/southcnt.html
English garden with a Texas Twist. A before and after of Rajesth J.'s Dallas,TX home along w/ Q&A. Complete plant list provided - most drought tolerant, low water requirements | High Country Gardens.
Lavender, dianthus, bulbine, bluebonnets, an agave, and more.