Trees, Shrubs & Perennials For Texas

Texas Flag
State Tree: Pecan Tree (Carya illinoinensis)
State Flower: Texas Bluebonnet (genus Lupinus)
Planting Zones In Texas: Zones 6, 7, 8 & 9

Planting Zone Map for Texas

Texas Plant Zone Map
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The Perfect Plants For Your Texas Home & Garden

When you think of Texas you can’t help but think of “BIG”.  The second largest of the 50 states in both population and land, Texas seems to do everything on a grand scale—and that includes gardening! 

With its intersection of several climate zones, this Panhandle State can produce a variety of weather conditions.  This can present a lot of gardening challenges…but also a multitude of choices. 

Nature Hills Nursery has over 13 years of experience in assisting Texas gardeners with all their gardening concerns as well as supplying the best products for the unique needs of Texans.

Choosing A Tree For Your Texas Home

The hardy and productive Pecan Tree may be the state tree of Texas, but residents of the Lone Star State know that there are several popular trees to choose from. 

One of the most popular trees is the Royal Empress.  This native to China is one of the fastest growing trees so it’s sure to present a decorative accent in the Texan landscape in no time at all. 

Likewise, the Mimosa Tree is a fast-growing option for the “friendly” Tejas who call Texas home.  Its delicate foliage and silken, pom-pom clusters are a one-of-a-kind addition to almost any landscape. 

Autumn Blaze, Weeping Cherry and Haas Avocado are just a few of the many choices in trees that are popular sellers at Nature Hills for Texan gardeners as well, and just a few of the many options available for trees that will thrive at your Texas home.

Selecting Texas Shrubs

Whether you’re in the Texas West Bend or Hill Country, South Texas Plains or Piney Woods, Nature Hills has something for everyone. 

When it comes to shrubs, Texans “in the know” often choose Nikko Blue Hydrangea for its show-stopping blooms or a Common Lilac—which is far from “common” with its spectacular display of fragrant, purple flowers. 

However, whether it’s a York Elderberry, Jane Magnolia or Bi-Color Butterfly Bush one thing is for sure…Texas gardeners have a multitude of dynamic beauties to choose from when shopping at Nature Hills Nursery.

Popular Texas Perennials

The Prickly Pear Cactus may be the state plant, but there are many perennial choices depending upon your needs. 

Whether you’re in the cooler areas of the Panhandle or enjoy the milder winters of the Gulf Coast region, Texas natives enjoy such perennials as Sage, Aster and Yarrow.  These versatile perennials are not only lovely but hardy enough to match the rugged, individualistic nature of the Lone Star State.

No matter where you live within the vast diversity of the Texan landscape, Nature Hills Nursery has the products to fit your lifestyle. 

Just as the name Texas was derived from “tejas” (friends), Nature Hills stands ready to be your friend in determining, and providing for, your gardening needs.

Resources:
Texas AgriLife Extension listed by County
Texas A&M Home Lawn & Garden

Evergreen Trees for Texas
Flowering Trees for Texas
Fruit Trees for Texas
Fast Growing Trees for Texas
Shrub Roses for Texas
Flowering Shrubs for Texas
Privacy Shrubs for Texas
Blue/Purple Flowering Perennials for Texas