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Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

A wide variety of woody plants are found in this section, which are specifically suited for hot, dry, moist, or shady situations. Sizes listed are based on expected growth within 5 to 10 years.

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Acacia rigidula - Dryden, TX Zone 8a to 10

Blackbrush Acacia! Blackbrush Acacia is a small multi-trunked, tree or shrub reaching a height of about 12' tall. The small, compound leaves are a dark, dark green in color and appear almost black when compared to the f... More

Pint $12.75

Aristolochia galeata Zone 9 to 10

Maroon Pelicans! The lush curtain effect of the heart-shaped leaves sets the stage for the pipe-like flowers which at times resemble birds in flight. The flowers on this species are quite large and colored a deep maro... More

Quart $15.00

Aristolochia gibertii Zone 8b to 10

Pelicanoid Dovies! A very rare species in cultivation, which hails from Mato Grosso state in central Brazil. Unlike many Dutchman’s pipes which have flowers in heavy earthy tones ranging from warm chocolates to cream,... More

Quart $18.00

Bauhinia galpinii Zone 8b to 10

Orange orchid tree!

This African orchid-tree has large coral-orange flowers, which are produced in such abundance that they completely cover this broad-spreading shrub from mid-summer until frost. The size and color o... More

Gallon $15.50

Berberis trifoliolata Zone 6b to 9a

Agarita! This highly ornamental shrub has twisted, prickly, green to blue-green foliage mottled in silver; and as the name implies, the leaves are arranged in threes. Agarita's butter-yellow blooms suddenly ap... More

3-Gallon $40.00

Brachychiton discolor Zone 9 to 10

Several years back we visited the Huntington Botanical Garden. When we were near the Chinese Garden we noticed a grouping of straight trunked trees with smooth gray bark that were labeled as Brachychi... More

Pint $12.50

Callistemon phoeniceus Zone 8b to 10

Scarlet Bottlebrush! This relatively hardy Bottlebrush comes from Western Australia. It prefers moist, well-drained soil but is tolerant of poorly-drained, almost boggy sites. It has rigid, blueish leaves on a dense everg... More

Quart $15.00

Callistemon polandii Zone 9a to 10

Gold-tipped bottlebrush! This specie's flowers are a bright red but sport golden tipped anthers, thus, the trait that gives the species it common name. This species generally grows to become a dense shrub at about 12' tall an... More

Quart $12.50

Callistemon viridiflorus Zone 8 to 10

Green Flower Bottlebrush! When researching this bottlebrush, because admittedly I have not gown this plant for long, I find it has an open shrubby form reaching heights of 6' to 8' tall. It has greenish-white flowers from whic... More

Quart $12.50

Cercis chinensis Zone 6b to 9b

Chinese Redbud! Regardless of how mild or how hard the winter is in your region we all look forward to its end. Plants that herald the forthcoming spring get a lot of attention when they begin to bloom. One of my fav... More

Quart $16.75

Chorisia insignis Zone 9b to 11

Drunk tree! The baobab of the Americas, or palo boracho, (drunk tree) as it is called in Argentina, is a bizarre, flowering tree. It resembles an enormous beet, with spines radiating out around its swollen trunk... More

Quart $14.00

Chorisia speciosa, Open Pollinated Seedlings Zone 9b to 10

Silk floss seedlings! Chorisia speciosa is native to Southeastern Brazil and Northeastern Argentina where the climate is tropical to subtropical and they seldom experience hard frosts. The overall shape of mature trees is ... More

Gallon $22.50

Citrus x (ichangensis x reticulata) Zone 8b to 10

Yuzu! We originally obtained this citrus plant under the name of Citrus junos but I find that it is now listed as a hybrid. When we were in Hempstead our original seedlings grew quickly into upright small t... More

Pint $14.00

Forestieria angustifolia 'Pendula' Zone 6b to 9a

Weeping Texas Swamp Privet! We love the form of this South Texas native shrub. I enjoy how the pendant stems arch and mound in a free form fashion creating an informal flowing shrub that could easily be labeled as living modern ... More

Gallon $16.75

Jatropha dioica Zone 9 to 11

Leatherstem! This plant has so many weird and wacky features that it is hard to know where to start first when describing it. It develops 1/2" diameter, occasionally branching, leathery stems reaching 24" to 30" ... More

Gallon $14.00

Mimosa dysocarpa Zone 8 to 10

Velvetpod mimosa! This light, open shrub produces numerous cane-like stems that reach to about 5'. As the year progresses and summer commences, an abundance of pink (fading to white), fuzzy, elongated flowers are produ... More

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Pittosporum heterophylla NCSU form Zone 7b to 9

Hardier than P. tobira! This great Pittosporum has impressed me for years. It originally came to us from NCSU as a trial plant and has so far survived and prospered in our trying Texas climate. Its small, glossy, thinly text... More

Quart $16.00

Tecoma stans var angustata 'Sangria' Zone 8 to 10

Sangria trumpets! This recent introduction from Native Texas Nursery in Weberville, TX was selected from seedling they grew of Tecoma stans var. angustata. The flowers have much the same floral form of T. stans var. ... More

Gallon $16.00

Viburnum obovatum Zone 7 to 9

Walter viburnum! One of the best shrubs for trimming, shaping, molding, or contorting into whatever you desire! Used extensively at Peckerwood Gardens for creating mountain-like back drops for perennials and low growi... More

Gallon $16.50

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