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Mexican Flame Vine

Mexican Flame Vine is a fast growing, heat loving plant that features attractive evergreen foliage. The small clusters of brilliant orange, daisy-like blooms contrast well with the dark green leaves. Although the blooms peak in spring and summer, the vine often produces blooms throughout the year. Mexican Flame Vine is great for adding color to an unsightly fence or to crawl up a trellis.

Texas Star Hibiscus

Texas Star Hibiscus is a slender, multi-branched, perennial shrub. From June to October, it produces eye catching, red and white, star-shaped blooms that are three to four inches wide. This Hibiscus does well in moist soils and is great along streams or in rain gardens.

Lemon Drop Iris

The Lemon Drop Iris, like the Orange Drop Iris, is an evergreen perennial that may get two to three feet tall at maturity. The big difference between Lemon and Orange Drop is the coloring on the petals. Lemon Drop has yellow spots near the base of the flower while Orange Drop has orange spots. They both have narrow, dark green leaves. Both plants are often found along the margins of ponds in their native South African home.They are both hybrids of the Dietes iridioides and the Dietes bicolor.

Orange Drop Iris

Orange Drop Iris is an evergreen perennial that can get to be two to three feet tall at maturity. It has beautiful cream colored flowers that have distinctive orange spots at the base of the petals. Each flower will only last a day, but the plant will continue to bloom throughout the spring and summer months! Orange Drop has short, dark and narrow green leaves. It is originally from South Africa. Orange Drop does particularly well in South Texas.

Caryopteris Dark Knight

Caryopteris Dark Knight is a compact, attractive deciduous perennial that requires full sun and is an overall low maintenance plant. It has showy flowers and fragrant foliage. ‘Dark Knight’ attracts butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects into the landscape. The bloom is a dark blue, purple color and will flower in the late summer when many shrubs are no longer in bloom.