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Trees for Lubbock County

Lubbock Master Gardeners Association has created information-filled listings of water-wise plants we recommend for our area. This list of trees is offered as a starting point for gardeners in the Lubbock area. Click on the tree name to see information…

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Waterwise Perennial Recommendations for Lubbock County

waterwise perennials

Lubbock Master Gardeners Association has created information-filled listings of water-wise plants we recommend for our area. This list of water-wise perennials is offered as a starting point for gardeners in the Lubbock area. Click on the plant name to see…

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Chinese Photinia

chinese photinia

  Name: Chinese Photinia Height: 15-20′ Width/Spread: 10-15′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: E Seasonal Interest: Spring Color/Feature: Creamy white EarthKindTM: 9 Maintenance: Prune just before new growth starts in spring. Botanical Name & Comments: Photinia serratifolia (Photinia serrulata) Dark…

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Yaupon Holly

Yaupon holly with berries

  Name: Yaupon Holly Height: 12-20′ Width/Spread: 10-15′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: E Seasonal Interest: Winter Color/Feature: Red berries Maintenance: Prune for shape only. Botanical Name & Comments: Ilex vomitoria Yaupon is probably the most versatile evergreen holly for…

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Nellie R. Stevens Holly

nellie r stevens holly

  Name: Nellie R. Stevens Holly Height: 15-25′ Width/Spread: 5-8′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: E Seasonal Interest: Fall, Winter Color/Feature: Bright red berrylike fruit are a primary fall / winter feature EarthKindTM: 9 Maintenance: Prune in mid-winter to shape…

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Sea Foam (Mannerly Climber Rose)

sea foam rose

  Name: Sea Foam Height: 2-8′ Width/Spread: 4′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: SE Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost Color/Feature: Double creamy white blossoms – 2″ – 3″. Glossy, dark-green foliage. Orange-red hips in fall. EarthKindTM: Shrub Maintenance: Annual pruning to remove…

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New Dawn (Mannerly Climber Rose)

new dawn

  Name: New Dawn Height: 15-20′ Width/Spread: 8-20′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: SE Seasonal Interest: Spring and fall; rests in summer Color/Feature: Long, full-pointed buds which are soft pink and fade to blush-cream once opened. Dark green foliage.  Semidouble blooms in…

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Mutabilis (Large Shrub Rose)

mutabilis in bloom

  Name: Mutabilis Height: 4-10′ Width/Spread: 6′ Light: Sun; will tolerate partial shade Evergreen/Deciduous: SE Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost Color/Feature: Single petals open sulfur yellow, changing through orange to a rich pink and finally crimson. Bronze color of new…

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Spice (Medium Shrub Rose)

spice rose in bloom

  Name: Spice Height: 3-5′ Width/Spread: 3-4′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: SE Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost Color/Feature: Pale pink tea-like blooms – double blossoms EarthKindTM: Found/China Maintenance: Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; remove spent blooms to promote more…

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Souvenir De St. Anne (Medium Shrub Rose)

souvenir de st anne in bloom

  Name: Souvenir De St. Anne Height: 3-4′ Width/Spread: 2-3′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: SE Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost Color/Feature: Semi-double; light pink. EarthKindTM: Bourbon Maintenance: Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; remove spent blooms to promote more blooms…

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