Herself's Houston Garden

Conservation through cultivation

Five favorite plants for difficult areas in Houston




All plants do well in great soil with the right amount of sun and water. Home landscapes rarely give us the right location with out a great deal of time and money. Sometimes it’s just easier to go with the flow.

Here are easiest plants, that I’ve enjoyed for your most difficult areas.
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Shade/Dry plants

Snake plants
Sanservieria trifasciata

Shell Ginger
Alpinia zerumbet

Gardenia
Gardenia

Toad Lily
Tricytris Formsana

Peacock Ginger
Kaempheria Pulchria

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Shade/Wet

Gardenia
Gardenia

Tree Philodendron
Philodendron Bipinnatifidum

Society Garlic
Alliaceae Tublighia Violacea

Philodendron xanadu
Philodendron Xanadu

Alocasia Metallica
Colocasia Fontanesii

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Sun/Dry plants

Angel’s Trumpet
Brugmansia

Mexican petunia
Ruellia Brittoniana

Firecracker
Hamelia Patens

Cat’s Whiskers
Orthosiphon Aristatus

Century plants
Agave Americana

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Sun/Wet

Angel’s Trumpet
Brugmansia

Flag Iris
Iris Pseudacorus

Tree Fern
Cyathea Australis

Lion’s Ear
Leonotis

Castor Bean
Ricinus Communis