Amy Galloway

Amy Galloway is a horticulturist at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.

  • Dwarf Palmetto
    Southwest Regional Reports

    Plants That Take Sun and Shade for the Southwest

      1. Whiteleaf Mountain Mint Name: Pycnanthemum albescens Zones: 7–9 Size: 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to full shade; moist, well-drained soil Native range: Southeastern United States…

  • Southwest Regional Reports

    Evergreen Perennials for the Southwest

    Purple poppy mallow Callirhoe involucrata Zones: 4–9 Size: 8 to 12 inches tall and 2 to 3 feet wide  Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soil  Native range: United…

  • Texas Liatris

    Pollinator Plants for the Southern Plains

    Whether you have the space to create an expansive, pollinator-friendly landscape or just enough room to pot up a couple plants that are pollinator favorites, we can all do our…

  • Southwest Regional Reports

    Shopping-List Plants for the Southern Plains

    Little kids have Christmas. Gardeners have spring. To anyone who loves plants, this is the most wonderful time of the year. As warmer weather approaches, gardeners across the country eagerly anticipate…

  • Woolly Butterfly Bush
    Southwest Regional Reports

    Drought-Tolerant Shrubs for the Southern Plains

    According to NASA Earth Observatory, one-third of the United States experienced some level of drought in 2020. Unfortunately, we know this was not a random anomaly but an increasing trend with…

  • Little Bluestem 
    Southwest Regional Reports

    Plants for Birds in the Southern Plains

    As William Cullina mentions in his article on plants for birds, the sad reality is songbirds are disappearing: “Habitat loss, pesticides, and the accompanying decline of insect populations have contributed…