Articles categorized as: Annual Color
Despite its beauty and toughness in the garden, Cestrum aurantiaum isn’t well known by many Texas gardeners. Also known as orange jessamine, this tropical shrub can be grown as an evergreen perennial in many parts of the state.
'Black Velvet' is the world's first solid black petunia. I was instantly drawn to its deep purple-black glossy blooms, over which you can't help but ooh and ahh. The contrast is unusual and eye-catching and makes this petunia the perfect companion for foliage plants like purple fountain grass, purple sweet potato vine and euphorbia.
If you’re like me, there really isn’t any time of the year when you’re not hankering to plant color in your garden. Come February, I’m already itching to get started on my spring garden.
Best Texas Garden Plants