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Image of Portulaca oleracea photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Little Hogweed)

Though references often ascribe this species to many ornamental purslanes on the market, wingpod purslane is actually a low, spreading, warm season annual or short-lived perennial with small, five petaled yellow flowers. It is a widespread succulent weed across much of the world often used as an edible vegetable green. Leaves are small, flat and club shaped. The flowers produce hundreds of seeds that germinate readily to create more plants.

This plant is rarely cultivated but grows best in full...

(Wingpod Purslane)

The succulent wingpod purslane is an annual or short-lived perennial native to the arid areas of Central and South America. The uncultivated species is usually considered a weed, but it is the hybrid parent to many ornamental purslanes sold at garden centers. It can grow in a trailing or partially upright form and has small and flat fleshy leaves. The flowers are small, yet notable, and typically all yellow, or yellow with edges in shades of rust or red. Its stems are often are reddish.

Wingpod...

Image of Proboscidea fragrans photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Unicorn Plant)

Sticky leaves, faintly sweet-smelling blossoms and prickly seeds are curiosities of the unicorn plant, an annual native to Mexico and southern Texas. The large, rounded to broadly triangular leaves are a rich kelly green and feel sticky to the touch because of tiny hairs. Stem tips bear a flower cluster with red-violet to purple flowers with five petals. Each blossom looks like a horizontal bell or funnel with a vibrant yellow to orange streak in the throat. The seed pods that follow pollination...

Image of Proboscidea louisianica photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Ram's Horn)

The immature seed pods of ram's horn are edible, while the dried mature pods traditionally were used by Native Americans in the Southwest to create baskets. Ram's horn is just one descriptive name that alludes to the intriguing seed pod of this annual wildflower of the south-central and southwestern United States. Because the seed pods readily attach and hitchhike on shoes or on the legs of animals, the plant is also called devil's claw.

An upright plant with broad habit and large, rounded green...

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Felder Rushing

This ornamental castor bean has purple-red flower stalks, burgundy-tinted leaves, and rose-red seed capsules. It is propagated from seed.

Naturalized throughout the tropics, castor bean (Ricinus communis) is a large shrubby perennial that likely originated in northern Africa. In extra-tropical regions it is often grown as an annual for its bold, deeply lobed foliage and colorful, spiny seed capsules. It is also cultivated as a crop plant for its economically important oil, which is extracted...

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James Burghardt

(Coneflower, TigerEye Black-eyed Susan, TigerEye Coneflower)

From midsummer to early fall, ‘Tigereye’ offers lots of large golden-yellow, dark-eyed "daisies" on uniform, well-branched, knee-high plants. This vigorous, fast-growing F1 hybrid is ideal for bright sunny gardens. It grows from seed to bloom in about 80 days.

This warm-season annual or short-lived perennial forms clumps of oval dark green leaves with deep veins. In early summer, it sends up leafy, multi-branched, upright stems that produce numerous semi-double daisy-flowers from their tips...

(Painted Tongue)

Flaunting flamboyant blooms of red or bronze or purple that are heavily veined and laced with yellow, red, brown or other contrasting colors, this annual from the southern Andes is spectacular in gardens where summers are mild and dry. An upright, knee- to waist-high plant, it bears petunia-shaped five-lobed flowers on upright stems from summer to frost. The narrowly oval, medium green leaves are wavy-edged and sticky to the touch. Plants may be lanky and flop easily unless pinched or staked. Compact,...

Image of Salvia coccinea photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Blood Sage, Texas Sage)

Texas sage is a bushy, upright, warm season annual from the south-central and southeastern United States and Mexico. Markedly heat and drought tolerant, it offers spikes of showy bright red flowers from midsummer to frost. These flowers are hummingbird magnets and spent spikes should be deadheaded regularly to make way for more blooms.

Easy to grow and adaptable, Texas sage prefers hot sun and well drained average soil. This salvia is ideal for sunny mixed borders, and dwarf selections work well...

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James H. Schutte

(Blood Sage, Spanish Dancer Sage, Texas Sage)

Spanish dancer sage is a bushy, upright annual that originates from the south-central and southeastern United States and Mexico. Markedly heat and drought tolerant, it offers spikes of showy bright crimson flowers from mid-summer to frost. These are hummingbird magnets and each flower is subtended by a contrasting black calyx. Spent spikes should be removed to make way for more blooms. Easy to grow and highly adaptable, Texas sage prefers hot sun and well drained average soil. This salvia is ideal...

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All-America Selections

Texas sage is a bushy, upright, warm season annual from the south-central and southeastern United States and Mexico. Markedly heat and drought tolerant, it offers spikes of showy bright red flowers from midsummer to frost. These flowers are hummingbird magnets and spent spikes should be deadheaded regularly to make way for more blooms.

Easy to grow and adaptable, Texas sage prefers hot sun and well drained average soil. This salvia is ideal for sunny mixed borders, and dwarf selections work well...