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Wildflower Center Garden Tour 2014

See how to design with native and adapted plants in drought on the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s 2014 Gardens on Tour. Tour the new Luci & Ian Family Garden that extends Lady Bird’s mission to all generations. Daphne answers: What is a native plant? See why she makes native Texas betony her plant of the week. Multiply your native plants with John Dromgoole’s tips on how to propagate them.

Originally aired April 26th, 2014 (Rebroadcast April 26th, 2014)

Plant of the Week: Texas betony


Tips of the Week

  • Plant crinum, daylily and canna.
  • Plant summer annuals like zinnia, sunflowers, cosmos, angelonia, celosia, globe amaranth, and Salvia coccinea.
  • Plant cantaloupe, okra, Southern peas, peppers, Sweet potatoes, pumpkins, winter squash, watermelon and Malabar spinach.
  • Continue mulching.

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Question of the Week

What does “native plant” mean?

Featured Garden

Luci & Ian Family Garden | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Related Gardeners

Luci & Ian
Andrea DeLong-Amaya
Daphne Richards
John Dromgoole