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Water Oak

Water Oak (Quercus nigra) is medium to large, a semi-evergreen tree. The leaves are dark green and bell-shaped, with alternate arrangement. The Water Oak has a medium fast growth rate, with height increases of more than 24" per year. At maturity, the Water Oak can grow to a height of 50-80’. Unlike the typical Live Oak, the Water Oak grows in a in a conical form and has a rounded crown at the top. The acorns of the Water Oak also differ from the Live Oak, they are a bit smaller and their caps are woolly, rather than scaly. The Water Oak grows in USDA zones 6-9.

Andorra Juniper

Andorra Juniper is a spreading evergreen with foliage that is bright green in summer, and turns to purple-plum in the fall and winter. It has a low growth habit with tightly knit branches and is versatile in rock gardens, borders or in mass planting. Andorra Juniper will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of up to 10 feet. This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, making it an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application.

Thryallis

Thryallis is a compact, upright rounded, evergreen shrub. It is covered year-round with small yellow flowers. The Thryallis does best in full sun and grows to be 3- 6 feet. It is low-maintenance but may require occasional pruning to maintain its shape. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds, but it is unappealing to deer. Thryallis tolerates dry conditions and should be planted in well-drained soil.

Chilly Chili Ornamental Pepper

The Chilly Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) is an ornamental as well as edible pepper. It is heat tolerant and requires very little maintenance. It can be grown indoors or outdoors, and can be enjoyed by those with the even the most sensitive taste buds due to its very mild flavor. The peppers range in color from red, to yellow and orange. The Chilly Chili pepper is compact and does great in containers or landscapes.

Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtles are a favorite for fun summer color. White ,pink , magenta and purple there is a color to fit any landscape. With their multi trunks and in older plants it's peeling bark, they will make a great feature plant in your landscape. Plant in full sun for the best blooming. They can take very light shade but, will not have as many showy blooms. Water slowly and deeply at least once a week during the heat of the summer until they mature. Trim back in the late winter and early spring while dormant to shape, it is not recommended to cut back to deeply Beware of planting near a pool area as they tend to decorate your pool with their blooms and leaves.