Native Texas Herb Garden



Goldenrod, Shield Fern, Soapwort, Yarrow and
Mexican Oregano in Native Texas Herb Garden


Native Texas Herb Garden Plant List

Horseshoe Bed

Black Dalea - Dalea frutescens
Larkspur - Consolida ambigua
 

North Bed

Mexican Marigold Mint - Tagetes lucida
Lyre Leaf Sage - Salvia lyrata
Texas Cedar Sage - Salvia roemeriana
False Indigo - Amorpha fruticosa
Feverfew - Chrysanthemum parthenium
Yellow Columbine - Aquilegia chrysantha
Heart Leaf Hibiscus - Hibiscus martianus
Evening Primrose - Oenothera biennis
Culver’s Root - Veronicastrum virginicum
Joe Pye Weed - Eupatorium purpureum
Gregg’s Dalea - Dalea greggii

Coahuila Mountain Sage - Salvia regla

 

Circle of Bricks Planter

Fragrant Mistflower / Boneset - Eupatorium havanense
 

Middle Planter with Bench

Mexican Oregano - Poliomentha longiflora
Dwarf Germander - Teucrium chamaedrys
Small Coastal Germander - Teucrium cubense
Cardinal Feather - Acalypha radians
Wild Bergamot/Beebalm - Monarda fistulosa
 

Escapee

Fleabane - Inula dysenterica
 

Ground Level Bed

Bluebonnets - Lupinus texensis
Damianita - Chrysactinia mexicana
Prairie Verbena - Glandularia bipinnatifida
Four Nerve Daisy - Tetraneuris scaposa
Chocolate Daisy - Beriandiera tyrata
Swamp Rose - Rosa palustris scandens
Butterfly Weed - Asclepias tuberosas
Wine Cup - Callirhoe involucrata
Drummond Phlox - Phlox drummondii
Gay Feather - Liatris mucronata
May Night Salvia – Salvia nemorosa
Giant Coneflower - Rudbeckia maxima
 

Tallest Planter with Bench

Goldenrod - Solidago altissima
Mealy Blue Sage - Salvia farinacea
Firebush - Hamelia patens
Wild Onion - Allium cepa
Epazote - Chenopodium ambrosioides
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis
Snake Herb - Dyschoriste lorfinearis
Texas Star Hibiscus - Hibiscus coccineus "Lone Star"
Southern Shield Fern - Thelypleris kunthii
Soapwort / Bouncing Bet - Saponaria ocymoides splendens
Yarrow - Achillea collina
Frogfruit - Phyla incisa
Blue Shrub Sage - Salvia ballotiflora
Oxalis - Oxalis violacea
 

Brown Planter

"Macho Mocha" - Mangave "Macho Mocha"
 

Woodlands

Dwarf Wax Myrtle - Myrica cerifera var.pumila
Sabal Mexicana - Sabal mexicanan
Buggy Whip - Hesperaloe parviflora
Mexican Persimmon - Diospyros texana
Mountain Laurel - Sophora secundiflora
Texas Poinsettia - Euphorbia cyathophora
Chile Pequine - Capsicum annuum var. aviculare
Mexican Buckeye - Ungnadia speciosa
Stonecrop Sedum - Sedum nuttallianum
Kidneywood - Eysenhardtia texana
Pigeonberry - Rivina humilis
Branched Dicliptera - Dicliptera brachiata
Agarita - Berberis trifoliata
Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis
Datura - Datura wrightii
Turk's Cap - Malvaviscus drummondii
Horsemint / Lemon Beebalm - Monarda citriodora
Curved-leaf Yucca - Yucca recurvifolia
Anachacho Orchid - Bauhinia lunarioides
School House Lily - Rhodophiala bifida
Rain Lily, Pink - Zephyranthes la buffarosa


Vee Fowler at the dedication of the Native
Texas Herb Garden in 2006. During 15 years
of serving on the AHS board, hosting
meetings in her home, featuring her garden
on the Members’ Garden Tour, and giving
programs on growing, and using herbs, Vee
became known as the busiest member of the
group. An incredible cook, many of her recipes
are included in The Austin Herb Society Cooks.




AHS MEETS AT:

Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Spgs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746




Mission Statement

Provide education and encourage the cultivation and use of herbs for their beneficial purposes: medicinal, culinary, aromatic, as well as landscaping. Provide charitable and volunteer support to our non-profit community and community projects.

The Austin Herb Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) member- supported, nonprofit operating under the umbrella of the Austin Area Garden Council.