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    Painted tongues

    Salpiglossis sinuata and cvs.

    Long, narrow leaves grow in rosettes near the ground.

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    Esparto grass

    Lygeum spartium

    Silver-blue, rushlike foliage is graced by one of the most distinctive flowers of all grasses: the inflorescence looks like little origami birds.

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    Cotoneaster ‘Tom Thumb’

    Cotoneaster 'Tom Thumb’

    This compact, low-growing, and self-rooting deciduous shrub is useful as an underplanting or ground cover.

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    Silver leaf

    Leucophyllum frutescens

    Silver leaf is a flowering evergreen shrub with arching branches and woolly, silvery gray leaves.

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    Hairy bergenia

    Bergenia cillata

    This is the most drought-tolerant bergenia I’ve found and the only one that does well in Texas heat.

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    English lavender

    Lavandula angustifolia

    English lavender has silvery gray, aromatic foliage topped in summer with lavender-blue to dark purple flowers on long stems.

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    Chinese wild ginger

    Asarum splendens

    There are many species and varie­­ties of wild ginger, but this vigorous, fast-growing, and beau­tiful species tops my list.

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    Common rue

    Ruta graveolens

    Rue is an evergreen shrub with an upright, rounded form and cool, ferny blue-green foliage.

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    ‘Just Peachy’ hummingbird mint, ‘Just Peachy’ hyssop

    Agastache aurantiaca 'Just Peachy'

    A cultivar discovered at High Country Gardens in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this aromatic, water-wise perennial grows to 30 inches tall and 18 inches wide and features fine, mint-scented, gray-green…

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    Eastern prickly pear cactus

    Opuntia compressa

    Prickly pear cactus is a clump-forming and semi-prostrate plant.