Growing In My Garden

Here’s info on what plants I have in my garden.

Tropical Milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, perennial, orange/red flowers bloom during warm season. Monarch butterfly host and nectar plant. Also attracts other pollinators for its nectar. Grows 2-3′ tall x 2′ wide, sun to part sun. Zones 8b – 11.

Lemon grass, Cymbopogon citratus, perennial, leaves have delicious lemon scent when brushed against, edible, 4-6′ tall and wide, sun to part sun, Zones 8b – 11.

‘Lemon Ball’ Sedum

Pineapple Sage

Sweetbox, Sarcococca ruscifolia,

‘Louis Philippe” rose

‘Souvenir de la Malmaison’ rose

‘Double Delight’ rose

‘Love’ rose

‘Just Joey’ rose


Green Japanese Maple tree


Flame Acanthus

‘Rhythm and Blues’ Salvia


Cigar plant, Cuphea ignea,

White Texas milkweed, Asclepias texana, native Texas plant,

Coastal rosemary, Westringia ‘Wynyabbie Gem’,

Crow poison, Nothoscordum bivalve,

Wooly croton, Croton capitatus,

Native coreopsis

Rudbeckia ‘Toto’,

Lemon Scented Geranium, Pelargonium ‘Lemon Balm’,




Bushy Bluestem grass

Asters, Symphyotrichum oblongifolium,