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Blue Sentry Yucca

This evergreen yucca has a rosette of unusual blue-green leaves and tall spikes of creamy white, bell-shaped summer flowers. Performs best in full sun and is hardy in Zones 5a – 9b. Requires well drained soil and once established, can survive some drought conditions. Blue Sentry Yucca stands out in a xeriscape type setting or can be planted in large containers. Grows slowly with a mature size of 2-3’H X 2-3’S. While this plant does not have a pronounced spine tip, it is best not to plant in near close pathways or where children or pets may play. Sold here at Creekside Nursery in 5 and 15 gallon containers.

Pink Muhly Grass

This easy-to-grow, native ornamental grass provides gorgeous late-season color! Plant en masse, in a patio container or place between shrubs in the landscape. Cutting back in late winter or early spring and some food in spring will keep your grass in amazing shape, however your Pink Muhly will be just fine if you forget about it! Pamper it a little though and you are sure to have the best growth and blooms. Whether you are a low maintenance or no maintenance plant person, Pink Muhly Grass will look great in your landscape! This rugged perennial is deer resistant, thrives in nearly any soil, and tolerates heat, humidity and even drought conditions!

Sago Palm

Popular low-growing palm that is seen in most tropical landscapes. Leaves are dark green and glossy on stiff stems. The leaves develop from a rosette and limbs can be pruned if a trunk form Sago Palm is desired. Makes a nice specimen plant or can be grown in large containers on patios or balconies. This is actually a cycad, not a true palm. They prefer full sun to partial shade and regular watering. These palms can grow to be 4-8ft tall with a 6-10ft spread! Make sure to fertilize them in the spring and summer witha well balanced fertilizer specially designed for palms. The seeds of this palm are extremely toxic to pets so make sure to keep an eye out when they are shedding seeds

Yellow Senna

This is a tall, upright, fast-growing shrub with feathery leaves and a bright colorful display of large clusters of 1” golden-yellow flowers that can bloom from late summer to winter. It is normally evergreen in the Houston and surrounding areas, but is susceptible to extremely cold weather. Will sprout back if pruned after a damaging cold event. Cassia Corymbosa can grow 6’-10’ tall and can easily be pruned and trained into a small canopied tree-like shape. Both heat and drought tolerant, it is also considered as deer resistant. They are trouble-free growers which can endure a certain amount of neglect. Enjoys full sun and is a major butterfly and hummingbird nectar plant. Blooms are followed by beanlike 4- to 5-inch-long seed pods.