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Different plants grow in different regions of the country. If you want your San Antonio landscape to look perfect, you need the right plants. And we got the right plants for you. Go through our extensive inventory of flowers, shrubs, vines, trees, ferns, and ornamental grasses.

Whether you’re looking for a completely unique design or you want something more traditional, our landscape designers will help you find the look you need. Use Plant Identification to go through our offering, and find the plants suitable for your home or business.

FInd The Right Plants

Different plants grow in different regions of the country. If you want your San Antonio landscape to look perfect, you need the right plants. And we got the right plants for you. Go through our extensive inventory of flowers, shrubs, vines, trees, ferns, and ornamental grasses.

Whether you’re looking for a completely unique design or you want something more traditional, our landscape designers will help you find the look you need. Use Plant Identification to go through our offering, and find the plants suitable for your home or business.

FInd The Right Plants

Find The Right Plants

Stachys byzantina ‘Helene Von Stein’
Botanical Name:Lambs Ear
Family Name:Lambs Ear

The perennial forms a small round mound that looks like a mat. The grey-white leaves span up to five inches in length. The flowers of the Helene von Stein reach up to 18 inches and can be identified by their purple-pink flowers that are a half an inch in width. This perennial grows best in…

Scutellaria suffrutescens
Botanical Name:Skullcap
Family Name:Skullcap

The semi-deciduous plant is a perennial. It blooms from spring to fall and requires good drainage to thrive. Once established, the Scutellaria Suffrutescens shows as a small ball that is twelve inches high and two feet wide.

Raphiolepis indica ‘Springtime’
Botanical Name:Springtime
Family Name:Hawthorn Springtime

The Indian Hawthorn is a native shrub of Southern China. It is a popular choice for landscaping because of its ability to stay at a manageable size. The spring blooms and attractive berries also make it a popular choice. The “Springtime” plant grows no more than three feet tall and forms a natural mound shape.…

Salvia farinacea ‘Evolution’
Botanical Name:Salvia
Family Name:Salvia

This perennial is characterized by its light and dark blue cultivars. The summer blooming plant grows to heights of three feet and widths of two feet.

Rosa chinensis ‘Radrazz’
Botanical Name:Rose
Family Name:Rose Knock Out

The Conrad Pyle was developed by William Radler. It holds the patent of one of the most popular line roses in the landscapes of Texas. The Knock Out Roses are reinvigorated roses. The “Radrazz” Knock Out Rose is one of the original cultivars and is very tolerant of the hot and dry climates known to…

Live Oak
Botanical Name:Quercus virginiana
Family Name:Quercus virginiana

The Live Oak is an evergreen that serves as a popular icon of the Southern landscape of Texas. It is also known to be a great addition to landscapes throughout Texas because of its durability, longevity, and fast-growing habits. This highly attractive plant grows horizontally along the ground then reaches upward, but landscapers and homeowners…

Oak, Red
Botanical Name:Quercus shumardii
Family Name:Quercus shumardii

The Shumard Oak is a native of Texas. Because it prefers moist, well-drained soil, it can be found along creeks and swamps. As one of the largest red oaks available, the Shumard Oak is known to reach heights of over 100 feet. Its broad base can span a width of 60 feet, so it’s important…

Oak, Mexican
Botanical Name:Quercus polymorpha
Family Name:Quercus polymorpha

The Mexican Oak is a native of Texas and Monterrey, Mexico. This pyramid shaped oak tree is known for its fast-growing habits and its olive-green leaves. The white oak is known to grow as tall as 80 feet. The Mexican Oak is an evergreen that drops half its leaves in late winter. Once its leaves…

Photinia x fraseri
Botanical Name:Photinia x fraseri
Family Name:Photinia x fraseri

The Red Tip Photinia is an evergreen shrub that is popularly used as a large hedge or screen. The fast-growing shrub can reach 15 feet in height and width. It can easily be pruned into hedges, topiaries, and even various tree forms. The name “Red Tip Photinia” comes from the bronze-red foliage that emerges from…

Botanical Name:Plumbago auriculata
Family Name:Plumbago auriculata

The Plumbago is a perennial that shows its best blooms from spring to fall. Identified by its large clusters of blue flowers, this plant can spread up to five feet wide and three feet tall.

Philodendron, Split Leaf
Botanical Name:Philodendron selloum
Family Name:Philodendron selloum

The Split Leaf Philodendron is a native plant of Brazil. It is identified by its large, glossy leaves. This semi-hardy plant can be seen growing off large unbranching stems that stretch across the grounds of southern Texas. The leaves can be up to three feet long. They are divided into many large lobes that have…

Blue Daze
Botanical Name:Evolvulu glomeratus 'Blue Daze'
Family Name:Evolvulu glomeratus 'Blue Daze'

The Blue Daze is a native of Brazil but does great in Texas heat. It does well as an annual in central to northern Texas. The herbaceous perennial grows up to three feet tall. The Blue Daze can be identified by its gray-green leaves and inch width blue flowers. The Blue Daze appears from late…

Daisy, Bush
Botanical Name:Gamolepis chrysanthemoides
Family Name:Gamolepis chrysanthemoides

The Daisy Bush is an evergreen perennial that grows in the shape of a shrub. The average size is six feet tall by four feet wide. The bush itself grows as a gray-green to green foliage. It is complimented by yellow daisy-like flowers that last until winter comes.

Boxwood, Japanese
Botanical Name:Buxus microphylla 'Japonica'
Family Name:Buxus microphylla 'Japonica'

The Japanese Boxwood is a popular choice for landscape shrubs. It is native to Japan and often used for trimmed hedges, topiaries, and bonsai sculptures. This evergreen shrub has a multiple branching habit. The leaves of the Japanese Boxwood grow densely. The multiple branching habit and dense leave growth give the shrub its thick round…

Coleus, Mixed
Botanical Name:Coleus x
Family Name:Coleus x

The Coleus is a popular summer bedding plant. It is known to be a fast-growing plant. The plant comes with yellow, dull red, purple, and pale green attractive foliage.

Jasmine, Carolina
Botanical Name:Gelsemium sempervirens
Family Name:Gelsemium sempervirens

The Carolina Jasmine is a native of southeastern United States. The plant is widely used as a popular option for landscapes, but does contain toxins. All parts of the Carolina Jasmine contain a toxin that can be fatal if consumed. This plant’s average growth is 20 feet. It is a popular choice for homeowner’s landscape…

Botanical Name:Hamelia patens
Family Name:Hamelia patens

The Firebush is a native shrub of Central America. It thrives best in full sun, so it has adapted quite nicely as a perennial for central and south Texas areas. It also does well as an annual for the north.

Fig Tree
Botanical Name:Ficus carica 'Celeste'
Family Name:Ficus carica ‘Celeste’

The Fig Tree is a famous fruit tree in Texas. It can grow naturally in the ground or in containers. Fig Trees generally comprises two crops: the Breba Crop and the Main Crop.

Fig Vine
Botanical Name:Ficus pumila
Family Name:Ficus pumila

The fig vine is native to East Asia but has become helpful in southern Texas sceneries. It is a solid growing vine that has two types of leaves. The small leaves of the Fig Vines are no more than an inch.

Botanical Name:Ehretia anacua
Family Name:Berberis (or Mahonia) trifoliolata

The Anacua is a native of Southern Texas. It is categorized as an evergreen south of San Antonio because of the light winters, and a semi-evergreen everywhere else. Due to the rough texture of its leaves, the Anacua is also referred to as the Sandpaper Tree. The tree grows best in alkaline areas because of…

Agrila Texas
Botanical Name:Berberis (or Mahonia) trifoliolata
Family Name:Ehretia anacua

The Agrila Texas is a native shrub of Texas. It serves as a great border or barrier plant because of its sharply pointed leaves. The branches of the Agrila Texas are stiff and spread out in many directions. The Agrila Texas is identified by clusters of yellow flowers that appear in late winter. These fragrant…

Anacharcho Orchid Tree
Botanical Name:Bauhinia lunarioides
Family Name:Ehretia anacua

The Anacacho Orchid tree a native of Mexico and some South-Western regions of Texas. The plant is commonly known as a large shrub but can be pruned into a small tree. It is characterized by irregular growth patterns. The gray-green leaves of the Anacharcho Orchid Tree are slightly cleft. They drop when temperatures go below…

Agave Salmiana
Botanical Name:Giant Agave
Family Name:Giant Agave

The Agave Salmiana is native to central and southern Mexico. The spiral shaped rosette has large, flared leaves that stand erect. The leaves are dark green, and flowers are bright yellow. The Agave Salmiana does best with well-drained soil and full sun. Sandy areas are also a great growing option for this plant.

Bougainvillea x ‘Red Barbara Karst’
Botanical Name:Bougainvillea
Family Name:Barbara Karst

Bougainvillea is a native blooming vine of South America. It is commonly seen around Texas. The thorny, woody vines grow up to 30 feet long. They grow best in warm climates. The vine is identified as a semi-evergreen because it drops its leaves in colder climates. It is popular in hanging baskets or containers and…

Cercis reniformis ‘Mexican’
Botanical Name:Redbud
Family Name:Mexican

The Mexican Cercis Reniformis is a native of Texas. It is a smaller, more manageable sized small tree growing under 20 feet in height and width. Most are pruned to be a single trunk tree although it grows naturally as a multi-trunk.

Botanical Name:Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum
Family Name:Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum

The Begonia is a popular bedding plant. The foliage color of the Begonia ranges from green and green-white to red and bronze. It forms into a bushy mound that exhibits flowers all season. The flowers of the Begonia appear in red, pink, or white. The bronze and red leaf Begonias grow best in full sun.…

Botanical Name:Caladium x
Family Name:Caladium x

The Caladium are a popular perennial that are grown as annuals. Identified by their colorful heart-shaped leaves, they come in several colors with many variations. Streaks, spots, and patterns make their colors unique.

Botanical Name:Zinnia elegans
Family Name:Zinnia elegans

The Zinnia is an attractive annual. It grows as an upright bush with daisy-like, single flowers that come in a variety of colors. They are ideal for Texas summers and grow best through hot summers. Zinnias do great in well-drained soil and appreciate direct sunlight. It is important to water Zinnias infrequently because they are…

Yucca, Red
Botanical Name:Hesperaloe parviflora
Family Name:Hesperaloe parviflora

The Red Yucca is a native to Texas. This succulent plant is ideal for hot, dry climates. The leaves of the Red Yucca can grow up to four feet long. They roll up halfway and have curly threads along their margins. Over time, the Red Yucca forms clumps that can reach a width of five…

Botanical Name:Xylosma congestum
Family Name:Xylosma congestum

The Xylosma is a native plant of China. Although commonly grown as a shrub, it can be pruned into tree form. It is ideal for privacy screens, windbreaks, and foundation plantings because of its growth pattern. The Xylosma grows wide then tall. The new foliage of the Xylosma starts as a red to bronze color…

Weber’s Agave
Botanical Name:Agave weberi
Family Name:Agave weberi

The Large Agave forms massive flower stalks that can reach heights of 20 feet. In the middle of summer, the natural rosett pattern grows at its highest. The yellow blooms of the Large Agave can reach 10 feet tall. The leaves of the Large Agave have sharp spines at the tip. They require special care…

Vitex, Chaste Tree
Botanical Name:Vitex agnus-castus
Family Name:Vitex agnus-castus

The Chaste Tree is a Vitex native to Europe and Asia. It is used extensively throughout the sourthern states as a popular, small, ornamental tree. It is fairly fast-growing and tolerates most adverse environments. Heat, drought, winds, and poor soil don’t kill the Chaste Tree. The aromatic leaves of the Chaste Tree have five to…

Vinca Periwinkle
Botanical Name:Catharanthus roseus
Family Name:Catharanthus roseus

The Vinca Periwinkle is a fast-growing annual that is characterized by glossy, green foliage, and beautiful white, pink, red, or purple flowers. This plant does well in hot, dry climates and grows best when planted in groups or around borders.

Vinca Major
Botanical Name:Vinca major
Family Name:Vinca major

The Vinca Major is an evergreen vine that shows light blue flowers on its new growth throughout the spring and summer. It is relatively small in height, growing around 12 inches, but spreads up to five feet in width.

Viburnum, Sweet
Botanical Name:Viburnum odoratissimum
Family Name:Viburnum odoratissimum

The Sweet Viburnum a native to Asia. It is a large shrub or small tree native. The fast-growing plant has established itself in Texas. The smooth, leathery leaves of the Sweet Viburnum can grow up to six inches long. They are dull green on one side and bright on the other. When supported by full…

Viburnum, Suspensum
Botanical Name:Sandankwa Viburnum
Family Name:Sandankwa Viburnum

The Sandankwa Viburnum is a deer resistant shrub that is native to Japan. The shrub is known for its open-spreading growth habit. The branches of the shrub grow out quickly and require regular pruning to keep the small, compact shape. If you don’t tend to the shrub, it can grow up to twelve feet in…

Ulmus crassifolia
Botanical Name:Cedar
Family Name:Cedar

The Cedar Elm is a Texas native. It is the most common elm of Texas. Found in East Texas, the Cedar Elm grows best along riverbanks and lakes because of its appreciation of deep, rich soil. The Cedar Elm is adaptable to dry, hot places with adequate drainage. Therefore, it is ideal for any landscape…

Tecoma stans ‘Nana’
Botanical Name:Esperanza Dwarf
Family Name:Esperanza Dwarf

This perennial shrub is native to Texas and Mexico. It is known by its popular blooming dwarf cultivar. The bright green leaves of the Tecoma Stans are flattered by the abundance of yellow, trumpet shaped flowers. New growth appears in spring and spans through fall. The plant is ideal for any Texas landscape. It works…

Tagetes erecta ‘Janie’
Botanical Name:
Family Name:Marigold

Annuals with strongly scented leaves and flowers. Big bushy plant with double flowers 2-4″ wide, in yellow or orange. Like it hot and dry, will rot in wet conditions. Found in the salad section in grocery stores to add to salads.

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