San Antonio Botanical Garden

Shrubs - Watersavers

Mistflower or White Boneset (Eupatorium havanense) part shade, fragrant white flowers in the fall, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, height 1-3'.

Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans) sun or part shade, yellow flowers from spring to fall, freezes to ground, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, height 3-6'.

Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus drummondii) shade, red flowers from summer to fall, attracts hummingbirds, height 2-6'.

Evergreeen Sumac (Rhus virens) sun or part shade, evergreen foliage, white flowers in fall, red berries that attract birds, height 4-10'.

Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus Drummondii) large, thicket-forming shrub important to wildlife, height 20'.

American Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) shade, purple fruit in fall and winter, berries attract birds, height 3'+.

Agarita (Mahonia trifoliolata) part shade-sun, yellow spring flowers, red fruit which is eaten by birds ripen in early summer, height 3-6'.

Lantana (Lantana sp.) sun to partial shade, many colors, flowers from spring to frost, attracts butterflies, bird eat berries, 2-5'.

Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria) sun or shade, fine textured evergreen foliage, red or orange berries in fall and winter eaten by birds.

Cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens) sun to part shade; purple, pink, or white flowers appear at any time especially after a rain; evergreen, nectar and butterfly larvae food plant, height is approximately 4-8'.

Carolina Buckthorn (Rhamnus caroliniana) part shade to sun, fruit ripens in fall and is devoured by birds, height 12-15' .