Drought resistant plants & trees for south Texas

 
Perennials/Annuals


 

* Arkansas yucca

* Autumn sage

* Baby sun

* Barbara's buttons

* Bearded iris

* Big thicket hibiscus

* Bitterweed

* Black-eyed Susan

* Blackfoot daisy

* Blue flax

* Blue plumbago

* Blue Texas star

* Bluebonnet

* Blue-eyed grass

* Bouncing bet

* Bush morning glory

* Butterfly weed

* Chocolate daisy

* Chocolate flower

* Cigar plant

* Cutleaf daisy

* Daylily

* Desert marigold

* Diamond petal primrose

* Drummond phlox

* Dwarf germander

* Engelmann daisy

* Engelmann sage

* Firebrush

* Four-nerve daisy

* Fragrant phlox

* Garden canna

* Gayfeather

* Green eyes

* Greenthread

* Harbard penstemon

* Heart's delight

* Herbetia

* Hill country penstemon

* Hinckley's columbine

* Hoary pea

* Huisache daisy

* Indian blanket

* Indian blanket

* Lanceleaf coreopsis

* Lazy daisy

* Lila de los llanos

* Limoncillo

* Louisiana iris

* Meadow pink

* Mealy blue sage

* Mexican gold poppy

* Mexican hat

* Mexican oregano

* Mexican sage

* Mountain peppergrass

* Mountain sage

* Paperflower

* Perennial buckwheat

* Pinewoods lily

* Pink plains penstemon

* Pink rain lily

* Prairie celestial

* Prairie onion

* Prairie verbena

* Purple coneflower

* Rio Grande phlox

* Rock penstemon

* Scarlet sage

* Shrubby skullcap

* Sleepy daisy

* Snakeweed

* Snow-on-the-mountain

* Spectacle pod

* Standing cypress

* Sunflower goldeneye

* Sunray coreopsis

* Sweet violet

* Tahoka daisy

* Tephrosia

* Texas bluebell

* Tiny Tim

* White milkwort

* White prickly poppy

* Wild blue aster

* Wild buckwheat

* Wild foxglove

* Wine cups

* Yellow evening primrose  


Ground Covers/Vines


 

* Asiatic jasmine

* Boston ivy

* Carolina jessamine

* Cherisse

* Climbing purple rose

* Confederate jasmine

* Coral honeysuckle

* Coral vine

* Coralberry

* Creeping barberry

* English ivy

* Fern acacia

* Fig ivy

* Gregg dalea

* Horseherb

* Improved trumpet vine

* Indian currant

* Lady Banks' rose

* Mermaid rose

* Monkey grass

* New Jersey tea

* Pink evening primrose

* Prostrate rosemary

* Purple ground cherry

* Silver ponyfoot

* Silverlace vine

* Snapdragon vine

* Trumpet vine

* Vinca

* Virginia creeper

 
Trees


* Afghan pine

* Mondell pine

* Alligator juniper

* Anacua

* Aristocrat pear

* Arizona cypress

* Ashe juniper

* Bald cypress

* Black gum

* Blackbrush acacia

* Blue Douglas fir

* Bradford pear

* Brasil

* Bur oak

* Cedar elm

* Chinese pistache

* Chinquapin oak

* Chisos rosewood

* Colorado pinyon

* Cottonwood

* Crab apple

* Deodar cedar

* Desert willow

* Eastern or Canaert red cedar

* Eldarica pine

* Escarpment live oak

* Evergreen sumac

* Eve's necklace

* Flatwoods plum

* Fragrant ash

* Goldenball lead tree

* Guajillo

* Guayacan

* Hackberry

* Honey mesquite

* Huisache

* Huisachillo

* Japanese persimmon

* Judas tree

* Kentucky coffee tree

* Kidneywood

* La coma

* Lacebark elm

* Lacey oak

* Live oak

* Loblolly pine

* Mexican buckeye

* Mexican elderberry

* Mexican olive

* Mexican plum

* Mexican poinciana

* Mohr oak

* Oneseed juniper

* Osage orange

* Paloverde

* Panicled golden raintree

* Pecan

* Pink Lady euonymus

* Post oak

* Prairie flameleaf sumac

* Redbud

* Rocky Mountain juniper

* Rusty blackhaw viburnum

* Sandpaper tree

* Shumard oak

* Silverlear mountain mahogany

* Slash pine

* Soapberry

* Sour Gum

* Southern magnolia

* Sweet gum

* Tenaza

* Texas ebony

* Texas mountain laurel

* Texas palm

* Texas persimmon

* Texas pistachio

* Texas red oak

* Texas smoke tree

* Tupelo

* Water oak

* Wax myrtle

* Weeping juniper

* Whitethorn

* Wild olive

* Wright acacia

* Yaupon holly

 
Shrubs


* Agarito

* Althea

* American holly

* Apache plume

* Arizona cypress

* Aromatic sumac

* Baccharis

* Barberry

* Black dalea

* Bridal wreath spirea

* Burford holly

* Butterfly bush

* California fan palm

* Candelilla

* Canyon senna

* Ceniza

* Cherry laurel

* China rose

* Chinese horned holly

* Cholla

* Compact nandina

* Coralbean

* Crape myrtle

* Creosotebush

* Damianita

* Desert yaupon

* Dwarf Burford holly

* Dwarf Chinese holly

* Dwarf palmetto

* Dwarf pittosporum

* Dwarf senna

* Dwarf yaupon holly

* Feather dalea

* Flame acanthus

* Flowering quince

* Four-wing saltbush

* Fragrant mimosa

* Fraser photinia

* Glossy abelia

* Grayleaf cotoneaster

* Green pittosporum

* Groundsel

* Indian hawthorn

* Indigobush amorpha

* Italian jasmine

* Japanese boxwood

* Larchleaf goldenweed

* Littleleaf sumac

* Narrowleaf yucca

* Ocotillo

* Oleander

* Possumhaw

* Prickly pear

* Rabbitbrush

* Red yucca

* Rosemary

* Sacahuista

* Sand sagebrush

* Scarlet bouvardia

* Skeletonleaf goldeneye

* Skunkbush

* Smooth sumac

* Sotol

* Starleaf Mexican orange

* Tea rose

* Texas barberry

* Texas lantana

* Texas mock orange

* Texas mountain laurel

* Texas palmetto

* Texas persimmon

* Texas sage

* Texas snakewood

* Threeleafed sumac

* Twisted-leaf yucca

* Variegated pittosporum

* Violet silverleaf

* White boneset

* White honeysuckle bush

* White mistflower

* Winterfat

* Winter honeysuckle

* Yellow bells

* Zexmenia

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