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Bottlebrush 'Little John'

This dwarf bottlebrush stay around 3ft in height with a 5ft spread and have a nice evergreen foliage. The red blooms atop this colorful grower bloom for an extended season. The lanced shaped foliage is blue-green with a fuzzy texture on the new growth. This evergreens dwarf size makes it perfect for smaller gardens. They do best in full sun and work best when pruned in spring before new growth begins although, they can also be pruned after blooming to keep a tidy appearance. Hummingbirds will love this addition to your landscape.

Pink Muhly Grass

Pink Muhy is not only a beautiful ornamental grass, but it is also low maintenance. This southern native grass will perform outstanding in your garden with its spiky green foliage. During the fall it is topped with airy pink flowers that put on a beautiful show. This is a great alternative to pampas grass, as the plumes fade the grass will still look great throughout the winter. Aside from occasional pruning and dividing the plants every few years, pink muhly grass rarely requires much intervention.

Crotons

Like most other crotons, ‘Mamey’ is easy to take care of and features a display of bright red, yellow, brown, and green colors. Its leaves are large, thick and shiny. It can be grown as an indoor houseplant or outdoor decorative shrub. If you live in a colder climate, make sure you bring the plant indoors for the winter! The croton "Petra" is an evergreen shrub-like plant that is boldly marked with bright yellow, orange, red, and even black outlines on multi-colored leaves. They prefer full to partial sun and need bright lighting to produce their boldest colors. It prefers hot, humid weather and grows well outdoors only in Zones 9B-11. Crotons planted outdoors can reach a height of 7-10 feet.

Philodendron 'Split Leaf'

Grown mostly for its foliage, the Split Leaf Philodendron is a tropical shrub with large, dark green, deeply lobed leaves. Considered as an evergreen, it thrives best outdoors in Zones 10-11, but can be grown anywhere in moveable containers to capture bright light, slightly humid conditions and no cold drafts. Does best in partial to full shade and can grow 8-12’ tall with a comparable width. Best to water at root level only to prevent leaf rotting. Philodendrons are considered deer resistant and are bothered by very few bugs. These plants are considered poisonous and should be kept away from curious pets and children. The sap can be irritating to sensitive skin.

Pavonia Rock Rose

This member of the mallow family does well in most conditions. Rock Rose will bloom April to November with a pretty pink bloom. Native from the Edwards Plateau to the Rio Grande plains, it has a very low water needs and is highly drought tolerant. This plant can reach to 4 feet tall. Does best in full sun but can handle partial shade. This plant is not completely deer resistant, but it is not their first food choice. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.