Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                          Latin Name                  ANNUALS (top ten, water once ...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                               Latin NameVerbena, Annual                           ...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin Name                              OTHER GRASSESWhe...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin Name                           OTHER GROUNDCOVERSC...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin NameAutumn Joy Sedum                      Sedum sp...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                               Latin Name                                OTHER PERE...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                              Latin NameRed Valerian                             Ce...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                     Latin NameCommon Lantana                  Lantana camaraLantan...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin NameBlackland Prairie Penstemon           Penstemo...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin NameTwo-Leafed Senna                      Senna ro...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                              Latin Name                                   SHRUBS  ...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                              Latin NameCaryopteris                              Ca...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                      Latin NameGreen Texas Sage                 Leucophyllum frute...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                       Latin NamePaul Neyron Rose                  Rosa xRose, Old ...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin Name                          ORNAMENTAL TREES    ...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                            Latin NameScrewbean mesquite                     Prosop...
Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name                           Latin NameCoral Honeysuckle                     Lonicera...
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Suggested Plants for Midland - Prepared for the City of Midland

  1. 1. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name ANNUALS (top ten, water once a week)Bachelors Buttons Centaurea cyanusLarkspur Consolida ambiguaDahlberg Daisy Dyssodia tenuilobaCalifornia Poppy Eschscholzia californicaGlobe Amaranth Gomphrena globosaStanding Cypress Ipomopsis rubraScented Geranium Pelargonium capitatumDrummonds Phlox Phlox drummondiiPurslane Portulaca oleraceaMarigold Tagetes patulaAfrican Zinnia Zinnia linearis OTHER ANNUALSKale, Flowering Brassica oleraceaBasketflower Centaurea americanaOrache Chenopodium ???Cilantro Coriandrum sativumCosmos, Sensation Mix Cosmos bipinnatusSpectacle Pod Dithyrea WislizeniiAnnual Dyssodia Dysoddia pentachaetaEryngo Eryngium leavenworthiiYellow Wallflower Erysimum linifoliumSnow-on-the-Mountain Euphorbia marginataGiant Sunflower Helianthus annuusDraw Bottom Sunflower Helianthus annuusSand Sunflower Helianthus petiolarisStatice Limonium pereziiAfrican Red Flax Linum grandiflorumBlue Lobelia Lobelia siphiliticaAlyssum, Purple Lobularia maritimaAlyssum, Snow Crystals Lobularia maritimaBluebonnets Lupinus texanusTansy Aster Machaeranthera tanacetifoliaStock Matthiola incanaEvening Scented Stock Matthiola longipetala var. bicornisBells of Ireland Molucella laevisHorsemint Monarda pectinataTobacco, Flowering Nicotiana alataBasil, Ocimum basilicumEvening Primrose Oenethera biensisRayed Palafox Palafoxia roseaPalafoxia Palafoxia sphacelataMarigold, Lace Tagetes ???Irish Lace Tagetes filifoliaMexican Sunflower Tithonia rotundifoliaMullein Verbascum thapsus Page 1 of 17
  2. 2. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameVerbena, Annual Verbena x hybridaCrownbeard Verbesina enceloidesPansy, Purple Giant Viola x wittrockianaGarden Zinnia Zinnia elegans DESERT PLANTS (water only if no rain in three months)Big Agave Agave americanaLecheguilla Agave lecheguillaGreen Agave Agave parvasanaBarometer Cactus Corypantha viviparaGreen Sotol Dasyliron texanumBlue Sotol Dasyliron wheeleriiHorse-Crippler Echinocactus texensisStrawberry Cactus Echinocereus enneacanthusOcotillo Fouquiera splendensTall Red Yucca Hesperaloe campanulataRed Yucca Hesperaloe parvifloraYellow Yucca Hesperaloe parvifloraBig Bend Nolina Nolina erumpensTrans-Pecos Nolina Nolina microcarpaNarrowleaf Nolina Nolina texanaSpineless Prickly Pear Opuntia ficus-indicaCane Cholla Opuntia imbricataRedcane Cholla Opuntia imbricata var. imbricataBig Prickly Pear Opuntia lindheimeriiBeavertail Cactus Opuntia lindheimerii var. linguiformisWhitethorn Prickly Pear Opuntia macrorhiza var. pottsiiSouthern Yucca Yucca aliofoliaBanana yucca Yucca baccataSmallleaf Soaptree Yucca elataCurveleaf Yucca Yucca reverchoniiThompson Yucca Yucca thompsoniiTorrey Yucca Yucca torreyii GRASSES Water once every two weeks TOP TENTall Grass Arundo donaxSideoats Grama Bouteloua curtipendulaSeaoats Grass Chasmanthium latifoliumMiscanthus Miscanthus sinensis "Kleine Fontaine"Bamboo Muhly Muhlenbergia dumosaMuhly, Gulf Coast Muhlenbergia capillarisLindheimer Muhly Muhlenbergia lindheimeriiPennisetum grass Pennisetum setaceumLittle Bluestem Schizachyrium scopariumStipa Stipa neomexicana Page 2 of 17
  3. 3. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name OTHER GRASSESWheatgrass Agropyron smithiiVariegated Tall Grass Arundo donax var versicolorWild Oats Avena fatua fatuaBuffalo Grass Buchloe dactyloidesCanadian Wild Rye Elymus canadensisWeeping Lovegrass Eragrostis curvulaBlue Fescue Festuca glaucaCurly Mesquite Grass Hilaria belangeriiTobosa Hilaria muticaGalleta Hilaria swalleniiGuadalupe Mountains Muhly Muhlenbergia rigensIndian Rice Grass Oryzopsis hymenoidesSwitchgrass Panicum virgatumAlkali Sacaton Sporobolus airoidesGiant Sacaton Sporobolus giganteusTexas Wintergrass Stipa leucotrichaEastern Gama Grass Tripsacum dactyloidesVetiver Vetiveria zizanoides MOWABLE TURF GRASS water once every two weeksBermuda grass Cynodon dactylon TURF GRASSES (NON MOWING, CASUAL) WATER ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKSBuffalo Grass Buchloe dactyloidesGalleta Hilaria swalleniiTobosa Hilaria mutica GROUND COVER Top ten, water once a weekWinecup Callirhoe involucrataSundrops Calylophus hartwegiiPlumbago Ceratostigma plumbaginoidesIceplant Delosperma nubigenumWinter Creeper Euonymous fortuneiGopher Plant Euphorbia myrsinitesCatmint Nepeta mussiniiPink Evening Primrose Oenethera speciosaEuropean Germander Teucrium chamaedrysVinca Vinca major Page 3 of 17
  4. 4. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name OTHER GROUNDCOVERSCreeping Acacia Acacia hirtaBugleweed Ajuga reptansCaliche Pit Artemisia Artemisia BigeloviaHigh Plains Artemisia Artemisia CarruthiiWormwood, Fringed Artemisia frigidaSilver Mound Sage Artemisia schmidtianaGround Plum Astragulus crassicarpusTubular Calylophus Calylophus tubiculaSpring Snow Cerastrium tomentosumYellow Dalea Dalea capitataGround Cover Dalea Dalea greggiiPurple Iceplant Delosperma cooperiiSnake Herb Dychoriste linearisShrubby Lemoncillo Dyssodia acerosaHens and Chicks Echeveria elegansWinter Creeper Euonymous fortunei ColoradoGround Cover Euonymous Euonymous fortunei v. nanaCypress Spurge Euphorbia cyparissiasCushion Spurge Euphorbia polychromaLiriope Liriope muscariCoyote Mint Monardella odoratissimaCatnip Nepeta catariaYellow Puff Neptunia luteaSilver leaf evening primrose Oenethera macrocarpa v. incanaArizona Pink Evening Primrose Oenothera berlandieraEvening Primrose Oenothera caespitosaMissouri Evening Primrose Oenothera missouriensisOregano Origanum vulgareOxalis Oxalis crassipesKerrville Phlox Phlox pilosaSpicy Phlox Phlox pilosaThrift Phlox subulataFrogfruit Phyla lanciolatumPurple Ground Cherry Quincula lobataRouge Plant Rivina humilisChinese Creeping Rose Rosa chinensis xMadder, Rose Rubia tinctoriaKatys Ruellia Ruellia brittonianaNative White Ruellia Ruellia metzaeSmall leaf Soapwort Saponaria ocymoidesSoapwort Saponaria officinalisSkullcap, Texas Scutellaria drummondiiSkullcap, Pink Texas Scutellaria suffrutescensMoss Sedum Sedum acreSedum Sedum lineareBlue Spruce Sedum Sedum reflexumBlue Creeping Sedum Sedum sediformeSedum Sedum selskianum Page 4 of 17
  5. 5. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameAutumn Joy Sedum Sedum spectabileSedum, Dragons Blood Sedum spuriumVera James Sedum Sedum spuriumSedum Sedum tetractinumSedum Sedum x veraHens & Chicks, Cobweb Sempervivum arachnoideumHens & Chicks Sempervivum x barbulatum hookeriiSea Purslane Sesuvium verrucosumPurple Heart Setcreasea pallidaTubetongue Siphonoglossa pilosellaLambs Ears Stachys byzantinaBetony, Texas Stachys coccineaHedge woundwort Stachys silvaticaCostmary Tanacetum balsamitaCreeping Germander Teucrium americanumProstrate Germander Teucrium chamaedrysLittle Germander Teucrium cossoniiSilver Germander Teucrium scorodoniaThyme, English Thymus vulgarisNative Verbena Verbena bipinnafitidaVerbena Verbena canadensisEl Paso Verbena Verbena goodingiiProstrate Verbena Verbena peruvianaBrazilian Verbena Verbena rigidaCentral Texas Verbena Verbena tenuisectaViolet Viola odorataViolets, Woods Viola woodsiiCalifornia Fuschia Zauschneria californicaGray-leaf California Fuschia Zauschneria cana PERENNIALS Top seventeen, water every ten daysAnisicanthus Anisicanthus wrightiiYellow Columbine Aquilegia chrysantha (shade)Powis Castle Artemisia s Artemisia absinthium x A. arborescensCanna Canna indicaBlue Mist Flower Eupatorium greggii4-Nerved Daisy Hymenoxys scaposaSpring Star Ipheon uniflorumGold Mound Lantana Lantana camara x montevidensisPurple Robe Nierembergia caerulaRock Rose Pavonia lasiopetalaRussian Sage Perovskia atriplicifoliaMexican Oregano Poliomintha longifloraGalena Sage Salvia darcyiiBlue salvia Salvia farinaceaeAutumn sage (nine colors) Salvia greggiiSalad burnet Sanguisorba minor (shade)Scabiosa Scabiosa caucasica Page 5 of 17
  6. 6. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name OTHER PERENNIALSMoonshine Yarrow Achillea filipendulina "Moonshine"Yarrow Achillea millefoliumNodding Yarrow Achillea X kelleriMountain Agastache Agastache aurantiacaMosquito Plant Agastache canaHyssop, Anise Agastache foeniculumKorean Mint Agastache rugosumSunrise Hyssop Agastache rupestrisBlue Fortune Agastache XDesert Sunrise Agastache Agastache XSpreading Onions Allium ???Leek Allium porrumChives Allium schoenoprasumGarlic Chives Allium tuberosumBlue Amsonia Amsonia ciliataWhite Amsonia Amsonia longifloraWhite Anisicanthus Anisicanthus insignisArizona Anisicanthus Anisicanthus quadrifidusLazy Daisy Aphanostephus riddelliiRed and Yellow Columbine Aquilegia canadensisGuadalupe Mountains Columbine Aquilegia chapmaniiArizona Columbine Aquilegia desertorumCapote Falls Columbine Aquilegia hinckleyanaBig Bend Yellow Columbine Aquilegia longissimaSouthernwood, Tangerine Artemisia abrotanumWormwood Artemisia absinthiumArtemisia, Sweet Annie Artemisia annuaTarragon, French Artemisia dracuncula sativaHoly Sage Artemisia ludovicianaDusty Miller, Artemisia stellerianaBig Sagebrush Artemisia tridentataMugwort Artemisia vulgarisButterfly Milkweed Asclepias speciosaAsparagus Asparagus officinalisJoAnns Aster Aster dumosusHeath Aster Aster ericoidesNew England Aster Aster nova-angliaePats Aster Aster nova-belgiiAbilene Aster Aster texanusDesert Marigold Baileya multiradiataLyreleaf Chocolate Daisy Berlandiera lyrataChocolate Daisy Frances Williams Berlandiera lyrata x texanaTexas Chocolate Daisy Berlandiera texanaBouvardia Bouvardia ternifoliaSundrops Calylophus drummondiiSand Calylophus Calylophus serrulataChilipiquin Capsicum annuumPerennial Bachelors Buttons Centaurium montana Page 6 of 17
  7. 7. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameRed Valerian Centranthus ruberOx-eye Daisy Chrysanthemum leucantheumWhite Rainlily Cooperia drummondiiCoreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata12 Apostles Crinum Crinum bulbispermumCardoon Cynara cardunculusChrysanthemum, Dendranthema x grandiflorumPerennial Dianthus Dianthus superbusConeflower, Purple Echinacea purpureaConeflower, Purple White Swan Echinacea purpureaEngelmanns Daisy Engelmannia pinnafitidaCalifornia Buckwheat Eriogonum fasiculatumArizona Buckwheat Eriogonum wrightiiRattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifoliumEnglish Wallflower, Bowles Mauve Erysimum cheiriiWild ageratum Eupatorium ageratumWhite Mist Flower Eupatorium greggiiYellow Euphorbia Euphorbia characiasGopher Plant Euphorbia rigidaPecos River Bluebells Eustoma exaltatumNative Bluebells Eustoma grandiflorumIndian Blanket Gaillardia aristataGaillardia Burgundy Gaillardia grandifloraPerfume Ball Gaillardia suavisYellow Hybrid Gaillardia Gaillardia x grandiflora Golden GlobeKisses Gaura lindheimeriiGaura, Siskiyou Pink Gaura lindheimeriiHardy Gazania Gazania xGazania Gazania xGerbera Daisy Gerbera jamesoniiGypsophila Gypsophila paniculataMaximillian Sunflower Helianthus maximillianaJerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosusCurry Plant Helichrysum angustifoliumDaylily Hemerocallis xGolden Aster Heterotheca villosaWhite Hibiscus Hibiscus aculeatusRed Hibiscus Hibiscus cardiophyllusTexas Star Hibiscus Hibiscus militarisRed Amaryllis Hippeastrum xCoral Bells Huechera sanguinemAngelina Daisy Hymenoxys acaulisSt. Johns Wort Hypericum perforatumHyssop Hyssopus officinalisCandytuft Iberis sempervirensBush Morning Glory Ipomoea fistulosaBush Morning Glory Ipomoea leptophyllaDalmatian Orris Root Iris Iris pallida Iris Iris xRedhot Poker Kniphofia uvaria Page 7 of 17
  8. 8. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameCommon Lantana Lantana camaraLantana, Dallas Red Lantana camaraLantana, Confetti Lantana camara x Lantana montevidensisTexas Lantana Lantana horridaPurple Lantana Lantana montevidensisMotherwort Leonuris cardicansWild Allysum Lepidium montanumOxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgareLiatris Liatris punctataOrange Lily Lilium lancefoliumSea Lavender Limonium limbatumBlue Flax Linum lewisiiDesert Fern acacia Lysiloma thornberiYellow Aster Machaeranthera pinnatifidaFlor de San Juan Macrosiphonia macrosiphonManfreda Manfreda tuberosaSilver-Edged Horehound Marrubium rotundifoliaHorehound Marrubium vulgareBarbaras Buttons Marshallia caespitosaAlfalfa Medicago sativaBig Bloom Blackfoot Melampodium leucanthemumDaisy, Blackfoot Melampodium leucanthemumLemon Balm Melissa officinalisMenodora Menodora longifloraPennyroyal Mentha pulegiumMint, Yerba Buena Mentha spicataMint, Bowles Apple Mentha villosa var. alopecuroidesBuena Mujer Mentzelia strictissimaFour OClock Mirabilis jalapaNative Four OClock Mirabilis multifloraJonquil Narcissus tazettaOregano, Herrenhausen Origanum laevigatumSweet Marjoram Origanum majoranaBig Pavonia Pavonia hastataPink Penstemon Penstemon ambiguusRock Penstemon Penstemon baccharifoliaBlue Foxglove Penstemon Penstemon cobeaHusker Red Penstemon Penstemon digitalisEatons Penstemon Penstemon eatoniiNative Blue Penstemon Penstemon fendleriiWoody Penstemon Penstemon fruticosusTrans-Pecos Penstemon Penstemon havardiiJames Penstemon Penstemon jamesiiRed Rocks Penstemon Penstemon mexicaliPalmers Penstemon Penstemon palmeriiParrys Penstemon Penstemon parryiiTucson Penstemon Penstemon pseudospectabilisPhoenix Penstemon Penstemon spectabilisRocky Mountain Penstemon Penstemon strictusEl Paso Penstemon Penstemon superbus Page 8 of 17
  9. 9. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameBlackland Prairie Penstemon Penstemon tenuisDeming Penstemon Penstemon wrightiiHybrid Penstemon Penstemon XLongins Russian Sage Perovskia longinPurple Prairie Clover Sandform Petalostemum purpureumPurple Prairie Clover Clayform Petalostemum purpureumSage, Jerusalem Phlomis russelianaSage, Jerusalem Amazone Phlomis tuberosaGarden Phlox Phlox paniculataWhite Spring Obedient Plant Physostegia angustifoliaPokeberry Phytolacca americanaRock Lettuce Pinaropappus roseusBalloon Flower Platycodon grandiflorusLavender spice Poliomintha maderensisSelf-heal Prunella grandifloraArizona Paperdaisy Psilostrophe tagetinaPaperdaisy Psilostrophe villosaMexican Hat Ratibida columnarisPink Chi-Chi Ruellia Ruellia brittonianaWhite Chi-Chi Ruellia Ruellia brittonianaNew Mexico Ruellia Ruellia drummondianaMexican Petunia Ruellia malacospermaWhite Mexican Petunia Ruellia malacospermaYellow Dock Rumex crispusDock Rumex hymenosepalusRue Ruta graveolensBladdersage Salazaria mexicanaSage, Silver Salvia argenteumTall Blue Salvia Salvia azurea "grandiflora"Chihuahua Sage Salvia chamaedroidesLady In Red Sage Salvia coccineaGreat Basin Salvia Salvia dorrii v. dorriiSage, Pineapple Salvia elegansTexas Salvia Salvia englemaniiUruguayan Salvia Salvia gauranticaMount Graham Sage Salvia grahamiiMt. Lemmon Sage Salvia lemmoniiTall Blue Sage Salvia leptophyllaSage, Mexican Bush Salvia leucanthusNuevo Leon Sage Salvia lycoidesSage, Garden Salvia officinalisNew Braunfels Sage Salvia penstemoidesOregon Mountains Sage Salvia pinquefoliaPitchers Sage Salvia pitcheriiRegal Sage Salvia reglaRomanian sage Salvia transylvanicaSalvia Superba, Salvia x superbaWinter Savory Saturjea montanaScabiosa - Pink Scabiosa caucasicaDesert Yaupon Schaefferia cuneifolia Page 9 of 17
  10. 10. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameTwo-Leafed Senna Senna roemeriana Wisleznus Senna Senna wislezniaParty Girl Sidalcea XCatchfly Silene laciniataBush Sunflower Simsa calvaBlue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium idahoensisGray Goldenrod Solidago altissimaGolden Baby Solidago canadensisTall Goldenrod Solidago giganteaCentral Texas Goldenrod Solidago nemoralisGuadalupe Mountains Goldenrod Solidago sparsifloraPink Arizona Globe Mallow Sphaeralcea ambiguaLouis Hamilton Globe Mallow Sphaeralcea ambiguaPink Mallow Sphaeralcea incanaHidcote Blue and White Comfrey Symphytum grandiflorumComfrey Symphytum officinalisCopper Canyon Daisy Tagetes lemmoniiMexican Mint Marigold Tagetes lucidaPyrethrum Tanacetum cinearifoliaTansy Tanacetum vulgareNavaho Tea Thelesperma megapotamicumWest Texas Spiderwort Tradescantia occidentalisSpiderwort Tradescantia x andersoniiRed and Yellow Tulip Tulipa clusianaRed Tulip Tulipa Darwin hybridPink and Yellow Tulip Tulipa saxatilisVervain Verbena officinalisBaldwin Ironflower Vernonia baldwiniiNative Ironflower Vernonia marginataShade Goldeneye Viqueria dentataWissadula Wissadula holosericeaPink Rain Lily Zephyranthes grandifloraYellow Bush Daisy Zexmenia hispidaWhite Zinnia Zinnia acerosaWild Zinnia Zinnia grandiflora Page 10 of 17
  11. 11. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name SHRUBS Top thirteen, water every two to three weeksPride of Barbados Caesalpinia pulcherrimaPurple Beautyberry Callicarpa americana (shade)Caryopteris Caryopteris mastcanthusDamianita Chrysactina mexicanaWinter Jasmine Jasminium nudiflorumTexas Sage Leucophyllum frutescensNandina Nandina domesticaPomegranate Punica granatumPyracantha Pyracantha angustifoliaEvergreen Sumac Rhus virensGreen Santolina Santolina virensMountain Laurel Sophora secundiflora (shade)Coralberry Symphoricarpus orbiculataMexican Buckeye Ugnadia speciosa OTHER SHRUBSGuajillo Acacia berlandieriiHollyhock, Zebrina Alcea roseaPurplebrush Aloysia ???Beebrush Aloysia gratissimaVerbena, Lemon Aloysia triphyllaWhitebrush Aloysia wrightiiBig Bend Serviceberry Amelanchier utahensisCommon False Indigo Amorpha fruticosaKerrville False Indigo Amorpha texanaSandsage Artemisia filifoliaFourwing Saltbush Atriplex canescensShadscale Atriplex obovataSeep Willow Baccharis glutinosaCoyote Brush Baccharis pilularisGuadalupe Mountains Agarita Berberis hematocarpaCreeping Mahonia Berberis repensBalcones Agarita Berberis swaseyiiAgarita Berberis trifoliataBuddleja Buddleja davidiiBig Bend Buddleja Buddleja marrubiifoliaGravel Buddleja Buddleja scordoidesBird of Paradise Caesalpinia gilliesiiYellow Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia mexicanaPride of Barbados Caesalpinia pulcherrimaFeatherduster Calliandra eriophyllaPurple Beautyberry Callicarpa americanaWhite Beautyberry Callicarpa americanaSiberian Pea Shrub Caragana arborescensDark Knight Caryopteris Caryopteris mastcanthusBluebeard Caryopteris x calendonensis Page 11 of 17
  12. 12. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameCaryopteris Caryopteris incanaGoatbush Allthorn Castela texanaHill Country Ceanothus Ceanothus americanaCalifornia Ceanothus Ceanothus griseusBirchleaf Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus betuloidesNarrowleaf Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus ledifoliusQuince, Flowering Texas Scarlet Chaenomeles speciosaFernbush Chamaebatiaria millefoliumMexican Orange Choisya dumosaDamianita Chrysactinia mexicanaRabbitbrush Chrysothamnus nauseousColubrina Colubrina texensisRoughleaf Dogwood Cornus drummondiiDeciduous Cotoneaster Cotoneaster apiculatusGray Cotoneaster Cotoneaster horizontalisEvergreen Cotoneaster Cotoneaster lacteusCliffrose Cowania mexicana var stansburianaBlack Dalea Dalea formosaIllinois Bundleflower Desmanthus illinoiensisEleagnus Eleagnus pungensRedberry Mormon Tea Ephedra antisyphilliticaLlano Tea Ephedra coryiiNevada Mormon Tea Ephedra viridisEricameria Ericameria laricifoliaCoralbean Erythrina herbaceaEuonymus Euonymus japonicaButterfly Eupatorium Eupatorium wrightiiWinterfat Eurotia lanataKidneywood Eysenhardtia texanaApache Plume Fallugia paradoxaFendlera Fendlera rupicolaFendlerella Fendlerella utahensisBrown Turkey Fig Ficus caricaCentral Texas Forestiera Forestiera acuminataBig Bend Forestiera Forestiera angustifoliaNew Mexico Forestiera Forestiera pubescensForsythia, Lynwood Gold Forsythia x intermediaLittleleaf Ash Fraxinus greggiiCentral Texas Silktassel Garrya ovataArizona Silktassel Garrya wrightiiAlthea Hibiscus syriacusPossumhaw Ilex deciduaYaupon Ilex vomitoriaWinter Jasmine Jasminium nudiflorumTam Juniper Juniperus chinensisBush Form Juniper Juniperus sp.Creosote Bush Larrea divaricataLavender, Provence Lavandula x intermediaBig Bend Texas Sage Leucophyllum candidum Page 12 of 17
  13. 13. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameGreen Texas Sage Leucophyllum frutescensPink Texas Sage Leucophyllum frutescensWhite Texas Sage Leucophyllum frutescensLittleleaf Texas Sage Leucophyllum laevigatumTex-Mex Sage Leucophyllum langmaniaeTrans-Pecos Sage Leucophyllum minusPurple Sage Leucophyllum pruinosaCupleaf Texas Sage Leucophyllum zygophyllumCentral Texas Mimosa Mimosa borealisTrans-Pecos Mimosa Mimosa dysocarpaArizona Mimosa Mimosa lindheimerianaMortonia Mortonia scabrellaWax Myrtle Myrica heterophyllaArroyo Sweetwood Myrospermum sousanumNandina Nandina domesticaOleander Nerium oleanderGobi Rose Osteomeles schweriniaeNew Mexico Mock Orange Philadelphus lewisiiCentral Texas Mock Orange Philadelphus texensisChinese Photina Photinia serratifoliaNinebark Physocarpus monogynusSand Cherry Prunus pumilaCreek Plum Prunus rivularisChokecherry Prunus virensPrairie Chokecherry Prunus virginianaHoptree Ptelea trifoliataPomegranate Punica granatumPyracantha Pyracantha angustifoliaGray Oak Quercus griseaVasey Oak Quercus pungens var vaseyanaSandpaper Oak Quercus turbinellaSmooth Sumac Rhus copalinaLittleleaf Sumac Rhus microphylla3-Leaf Sumac Rhus trilobataHairy 3-Leaf Sumac Rhus trilobata var pilosissimaEvergreen Sumac Rhus virensBuffalo Currant Ribes aureumMermaid Rose Rosa bracteata xArchduke Charles Rosa chinensis xLouis Philippe Rose Rosa chinensis xCecile Brunner Rose Rosa chinensis x multifloraLa Marne Rose Rosa chinensis x multifloraBasyes Purple Rose Rosa foliolosa x rugosaBallerina Rose Rosa moschata xHarrisons Yellow Rose Rosa moschata xSeven Sisters Rose Rosa multifloraMarie Pavie Rose Rosa multiflora x chinensisPrairie Rose Rosa setigeraWoods Rose Rosa woodsii Page 13 of 17
  14. 14. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NamePaul Neyron Rose Rosa xRose, Old Blush Rosa x chinensisRosemary Rosmarinus officinalisRosemary, Tuscan Blue Rosmarinus officinalisBlackberry Rubus xBush Sage Salvia ballataefloraMexican Elderberry Sambucus mexicanaCotton, Lavender Santolina chamaecyparissusMaquis Santolina Santolina ericoidesSantolina Santolina incanaItalian Santolina Santolina neopolitanoRosemary Santolina Santolina rosemarinifoliaSantolina, Green Santolina virensBrazilian Senna Senna corymbosaLindheimers Senna Senna lindheimerianaBuffalo Berry Shepherdia argenteaHeimia Sinicuiche salicifoliaGyp Mountain Laurel Sophora gypsophilaMountain Laurel Sophora secundifloraSpanish Broom Spartium junceumPrinces plume Stanleya pinnataSilver Bells Styrax texanaCoralberry Symphoricarpus orbiculataOrange Yellowbells Tecoma stansYellowbells Tecoma stansMexican Buckeye Ugnadia speciosaBig Bend Rosewood Vauquelina angustifoliaArizona Rosewood Vauquelina californicaMexican Rosewood Vauquelina maculataSkeleton Leaf Goldeneye Viqueria stenilobaShiny-leaf Monks Pepper Vitex negundoRoundleaf Vitex Vitex rotundifoliaSoftleaf Yucca Yucca pendulaTickle-tongue Zanthoxylum clava-herculis SHADE TREESBigtooth Maple Acer grandidentatumSugar Hackberry Celtis laevigataChinese Pistache Pistacia chinensisBur Oak Quercus microcarpaChinkapin Oak Quercus muhlenbergiiTexas Red Oak Quercus texanaLive Oak Quercus virginiana var fusiformisSoapberry Sapindus drummondiiAmerican Elm Ulmus americanaCedar Elm Ulmus crassifoliaLacebark Elm Ulmus parvifolia Page 14 of 17
  15. 15. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin Name ORNAMENTAL TREES Top nine, water every two-three weeksChitalpa Catalpa x chilopsisMexican Redbud Cercis mexicanaDesert Willow Chilopsis linearisTexas Hawthorne Craetagus marshalliiGolden Raintree Koelreuteria paniculataGoldenball Leadtree Leucana retuasPinyon Pinus edulisMesquite Prosopsis glandulosaVitex Vitex agnus-castus Other ornamental treesGreggs Acacia Acacia greggiiTiny Yellow Acacia Acacia neovernicosaSouth Texas Acacia Acacia schottiiWrights Acacia Acacia wrightiiMadrone Arbutus xalapensisBumelia Bumelia lanuginosaNetleaf Hackberry Celtis reticulataTexas Redbud Cercis texensisRed Desert Willow Chilopsis linarisWhite Desert Willow Chilopsis linarisTexas Smoke Tree Cotinus obovatusEnglish Hawthorne Craetagus laevigataTracys Hawthorne Craetagus tracyiiLeyland Cypress Cupressocyparis leylandiiArizona Cypress Cupressus arizonicaMexican Persimmon Diospyros texanaTexas Ash Fraxinus texensisArizona Ash Fraxinus velutinaHoney Locust Gleditsia triacanthosArizona Walnut Juglans majorLittle Walnut Juglans microcarpaAshe Juniper Juniperus asheiiAlligator Juniper Juniperus deppeanaWeeping Juniper Juniperus flaccidaRocky Mountain Juniper Juniperus scopulorumEastern Red Juniper Juniperus virginianaOsage Orange Maclura pomiferaChinaberry Melia azedarachFruiting White Mulberry Morus albaMountain Mulberry Morus microphyllaFruiting Red Mulberry Morus nigraTexas Red Mulberry Morus rubraParkinsonia Parkinsonia aculeataAfghan Pine Pinus eldaricaItalian Stone Pine Pinus pinea Page 15 of 17
  16. 16. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameScrewbean mesquite Prosopsis pubescensMexican Plum Prunus mexicanaPeach Prunus persicaBlack Cherry Prunus serotinaChisos Red Oak Quercus emoryiiLacey Oak Quercus laceyiiFlameleaf Sumac Rhus lanceolataBlack Locust Robinia pseudo-acaciaEves Necklace Sophora affinisFan Palm Washingtonia filiferaJujube Ziziphus jujuba UNACCEPTABLE TREES (water guzzlers)Silver Maple Acer saccharinumPecan Carya illinoinensisCatalpa Catalpa bignoniidesArizona Ash Fraxinus velutinaMagnolia Magnolia grandifloraMulberry Morus albaSycamore Platanus occidentalisCottonwood Populus fremontiiWeeping Willow Salix babylonicaGlobe Willow Salix matsudanaSalt Cedar Tamarix sp. VINES (water every two weeks)Coral Wreath Vine Antigonon leptopusCrossvine Bignonia capreolataTrumpet Vine Campsis radicansAmerican Bittersweet Celastrus scandensFalse Grape Cissus incisusDesert Grape Ivy Cissus trifoliataNative Clematis Clematis drummondiiChinese Clematis Clematis lanuginosaPurple Clematis Clematis pitcheriiMoonseed vine Cocculus carolinusBig Balsam Gourd Ibervillea lindheimeriiCentral Texas Morning Glory Ipomoea lindheimeriiWest Texas Morning Glory Ipomoea pubescensCypress Vine Ipomoea quamoclitCardinal Vine Ipomoea x sloteriHyacinth Bean Lablab purpureusBush Honeysuckle Lonicera albifloraWinter Honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissimaHybrid Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica x sempervirens Page 16 of 17
  17. 17. Suggested Plants for MidlandCommon Name Latin NameCoral Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirensMascagnia Vine Mascagnia macropteraClimbing Snapdragon Maurandya antirrhinifloraSeven-Leaf Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus heptaphyllaVirginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefoliaPassionflower Passiflorus incarnataSilkvine Periploca graecaSilverlace Vine Polygonum aubertiiLady Banks Rose Rosa banksiaeFortuniana Rose Rosa laevigata x banksiaeCanyon Grape Vitis arizonicaMustang Grape Vitis candicansHimrod Grape Vitis labruscaThompson Seedless Grape Vitis labruscaAmerican Wisteria Wisteria frutescensWisteria, Old-Fashioned Purple Wisteria sinensis purpurea Page 17 of 17

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