Low Water Use Flowers

Scientific Name Common Name Hgt Width Evergree or Deciduous Hardy and Notes
           
Abronia angustifolia Sand Verbena 1' 3' Annual  
Abronia fragrans Fragrant Sand Verbena 1.5' 3' Perennial  
Acourtia wrightii Brownfoot 4' 3' Perennial  
Allium tuberosum Garlic Chives 1.5' .5' Perennial  
Amsonia spp. Blue Star 2' 1' Perennial  
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly weed 2' 2' Perennial  
Baileya multiradiata Desert Marigold 1.5' 1' Perennial  
Berlandiera lyrata Chocolate Daisy 2' 1' Perennial Short Life Span
Callirhoe involucrata Winecups .5' 2' Perennial  
Calylophus hartwegii Sun Drops 1' 3' Perennial  
Capsicum annuum Chile Pequin 2' 2' Perennial  
Castilleja integra Indian Paintbrush 1.5' .5' Perennial  
Conoclinium greggii (Eupatorium greggii) Blue Mist Flower 3' 2' Perennial  
Cooperia drummondii Rain Lily 1' .5' Perennial  
Coreoposis lanceolata Coreopsis 2' 1' Perennial  
Dicliptera resupinata Dicliptera 2" 3' Perennial  
Dyssodia acerosa (Thymophylla acerosa) Shrubby dogweed .5' 1' Perennial  
Dyssodia pentachaeta (T. pentachaeta) Golden Dogweed .5' .5' Perennial  
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 3' 1' Perennial  
Engelmannia pinnatifida Cutleaf Daisy 3' 2' Perennial  
Erigeron divergens Spreading Fleabane Daisy 1.5' 2' Perennial  
Eriogonum wrightii Desert Buckwheat 1.5' 2' Perennial  
Erysimum capitatum Western Wallflower 3' 1' Perennial Short Life Span
Erysimum hieracifolium Siberian Wallflower 1.5 1' Perennial  
Eschscholzia californica var. mexicana Mexican Gold Poppy 1' 1' Annual  
Euphorbia rigida Gopher Plant 2' 3' Perennial  
Gaillardia amblyodon Red Indian Blanket 1' 2' Perennial  
Gaillardia spp. Firewheel/Blanket Flower 1' 1' Perennial  
Gazania rigens Gazania 1' 1' Evergreen  
Gazania spp. Gazania 1' 1' Perennial  
Glandularia spp. (Verbena spp.) Desert Verbena 1' 2' Deciduous  
Gutierrezia sarothae Snakeweed or Broomweed 3' 2' Perennial  
Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian Sunflower 6' 3' Perennial  
Heterotheca villosa (Chrysopis villosa) Golden Aster 1.5' 1.5' Perennial  
Hibiscus denudatus Desert Rose-Mallow 2' 1' Perennial  
Iris spp. Iris 1.5' .5' Perennial  
Kallstroemia grandiflora Arizona Poppy 1' 2' Annual  
Lepidium alyssoides (L.montanum) Mountain Peppergrass 2' 2' Perennial  
Lesquerella spp. Yellow Bladderpod .75' 1' Annual  
Liatris punctata Gayfeather 3' 1' Perennial  
Linum lewisii Blue Flax 2' 1' Perennial  
Lupinus havardii Big Bend Bluebonnet 1' 1' Perennial  
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Tansy Aster/Tahoka Daisy 1' 1' Annual  
Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy 1' 1' Perennial  
Menodora longiflora Showy Mendora 2' 2' Perennial  
Oenothera caespitosa Tufted Evening Primrose 1' 2' Perennial  
Oenothera coronopifolia White Evening Primrose 1' 4' Perennial  
Oenothera stubbei Baja Evening Primrose .5' 4' Perennial  
Penstemon ambiguus species Plains Penstemon 4' 3' Perennial  
Penstemon baccharifolius Rock Penstemon 1.5' 1' Perennial  
Penstemon barbatus Scarlet Bugler 2' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon cardinalis Cardinal Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon eatonii Firecracker Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon havardii Harvard Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon palmeri Palmers Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon parryi Parry's Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon pseudospectabilis Canyon Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon superbus Superb Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon thurberi Thurbers Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Penstemon triflorus Hill Country Penstemon 2' 1' Perennial  
Penstemon wrightii Wright's Penstemon 3' 2' Perennial  
Psilostrophe tagetina Paper Flower 1.5' 1' Perennial  
Ratibida columnaris Mexican Hat or Coneflower 2' 1' Perennial  
Rudbeckia hirta Browneyed Susan 2' 1' Perennial  
Salvia farinaceae Mealy Blue Sage 1.5' 1' Perennial  
Salvia leucantha Mexican Bush Sage 4' 4' Perennial  
Salvia lycioides Canyon Sage 1' 2' Annual  
Salvia lycioides Canyon Sage 1' 1' Annual  
Salvia roemeriana Cedar Sage 1' 1' Perennial  
Senecio flaccida / (S.douglasii var. longilobus) Threadleaf Groundsel 2' 2' Perennial  
Senna lindheimeriana Lindheimeri's /Velvetleaf senna 3' 2' Perennial  
Sphaeralcea sp. Globe Mallow 3' 5' Perennial  
Stanleya pinnata Prince's Plume 3' 2' Perennial  
Tagetes lemmonii Mountain Marigold 3' 3' Perennial Marginal
Tagetes lucida Mexican Mint Marigold 2' 2' Perennial  
Tetraneuris acaulis (Hymenoxys acaulis) Angelita Daisy 1' 1' Perennial  
Wedelia texana (Zexmenia hispida) Orange Zexmenia 3' 2' Perennial  
Zauschneria californica var. latifolia Hummingbird trumpet 2' 3' Perennial  
Zephryanthes spp. Rain Lily 1' .5' Perennial  
Zinnia acerosa Desert Zinnia .5' 1' Perennial  
Zinnia grandiflora Plains/Rocky Mountain Zinnia 1' 1' Perennial  

Ornamentals for Far West Texas Index