Herself's Houston Garden

Conservation through cultivation

Plant Archives

All the plants covered on Herself's Houston Garden


Plants in Houston

  • Zululand Cycad ( Encephalartos ferox )
  • Zingiberaceae hedychium aka Butterfly ginger
  • Zingiber Neglectum ( Jewel Pagoda )
  • Yellow water flag iris ( iris pseudacorus L. )
  • Yaupon holly ( Ilex vomitoria )
  • Wood sorrel ( Oxalis sp. )
  • Windmill Palms (Trachycarpus fortunei )
  • Willow vine ( Salix viminalis )
  • White Veined Dutchman’s Pipe ( Aristolochia fimbriata )
  • Wax Myrtle ( Myrica cerifera )
  • Wavey cloak fern ( Cheilanthes sinuata )
  • Voodoo Lily aka corpse lily ( Amorphophallus konjac )
  • Voilet squill ( Ledebouria socalis )
  • Variegated shell ginger ( Alpinia zerumbet )
  • Turk’s Cap ( Malvaviscus arbores var. drummondii )
  • Tuberose ( Polianthes tuberosa )
  • Tree Philodendron aka Split Leaf ( Philodendron bipinnatifidum )
  • Tongue Fern ( Asplenium scolopendrium )
  • Tomato Seeds
  • Toad Lily ( Tricyrtis formosana )
  • Timor Black Bamboo
  • Tigertoothed Aloe ( Minibelle )
  • Tiger lily ( Lilium ‘red dwarf’ )
  • Tickseed/Lance Leaved Coreopsis ( Coreopsis lanceolata )
  • Thryalis Galphimia gracilis
  • Texas Paint Brush ( Castilleja indivisa )
  • Texas Mountain Laural ( Sophora secundiflora )
  • Tea Roses
  • Tea Olive Holly aka False Holly ( Osmanthus heterophyllus )
  • Tea hibiscus aka Roselle aka Red Sorrel ( Hibiscus sabdariffa )
  • Synandrospadix vermitoxicus
  • Sugar Cane ( Saccharum )
  • Stonecrop ( Sedum stonecrop )
  • Star Jasmine aka Confederate jasmine ( Trachelospermum jasminoides )
  • Stapelia Hirsuta
  • Staghorn Fern ( Platycerium bifurcatum )
  • Spurge ‘Blackbird’ (Euphorbia)
  • Spiderwort ( Tradescantia )
  • Spider lily ( Amaryllidaceae Hymenocallis )
  • Sparkler Grass aka minature Umbrella plant ( Cyperus alternifolius gracilis )
  • Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora )
  • Soldier’s Orchid (Zeuxine strateumatics L. Schlecter )
  • Society Garlic ( Alliaceae Tublighia violacea )
  • Soapweed Yucca ( Yucca glauca Nutt. )
  • Snake Plant aka Mother In Law’s Tongue ( Sanservieria trifasciata )
  • Slender brake fern aka silver leaf fern ( Pteris ensiformus ) and ( Pteris vittata )
  • Silver dollar gumaka Argyle Apple ( Eucalyptus cinerea )
  • Shrooms and fungus
  • Shrimp plant ( Pachystachys lutea lemon sorbet x shrimp )
  • Sedum hakonense ‘Makino’
  • Scadoxus ‘Flaming Torch’ (Scadoxus punlcaus )
  • Sago Palm ( Cycas revoluta )
  • Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis )
  • Root beer plant ( Piper auritum )
  • River birch ( Betula Nigra )
  • Red tipped photinia
  • Red fairy duster ( Calliandra compacta )
  • Queen Palm ( Palma de reina / Cocos plumosa / Syagrus romanzoffiana )
  • Purslane
  • Pruning Passion Flower Vine
  • Plumeria aka Frangipani trees
  • Plectranthus “Mona Lavender”
  • Pitcher Plant ( Sarracenia )
  • Pineapple Sage ( Lamiaceae Salvia elegans )
  • Pineapple Mint ( Mentha suaveolens variegata )
  • Pineapple Lily ( Eucomis )
  • Pineapple ( Ananas comosus )
  • Pine cone ginger aka shampoo ginger ( Zingiber zerumbet )
  • Philodendron Xanadu Cutleaf
  • Pencil plant ( Euphorbia tirucalli )
  • Peacock Ginger ( Kaempheria Pulchria )
  • Passion Flower Vine ( Passiflora caerulea )
  • Papyrus ( Cyperus papyrus )
  • Papaya Tree (Carica papaya )
  • Oregon Grapeholly ( Mahonia aquifolium )
  • Oleander
  • Nun’s orchid ( Phaius tankervilliae )
  • Nuccio’s Gem Camellia ( Camellia japonica )
  • Naranjilla Solanum quitoense Lam.
  • Musical Notes aka Witches Tongue ( Clerodendrum incisum )
  • Mother fern aka Oriental chain fern ( Woodwardia orientalis )
  • Moss Rose (Portulaca grandiflora )
  • Minature (pygmy) Date Palm ( Phoenix roebelenii )
  • Meyer Lemon Trees
  • Mexican petunia ( Ruellia Brittoniana )
  • Mexican (false ) Heather ( Cuphea hyssopifolia )
  • Mealycup aka mealyblue sage ( Salvia Farinacea )
  • Maidenhair fern ( Pteridaceae Adiantum )
  • Lotus at Brazos Bend
  • Little Gem Magnolia Tree ( Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’)
  • Liriope muscari
  • Lion’s Ear ( Leonotis leonurus )
  • Lily of the Nile ( Agapanthus africanus )
  • Leopard plant ( Farfugium japonica ginanteum aka Liqularia tussilaginea ‘Gigantea’ )
  • Leadwort ( Plumbaginaceae Ceratostigma plumbaginoides )
  • Lantana camara ( Verbena )
  • Lady slipper aka Slipper plant ( Pedilanthus macrocarpus )
  • Kangaroo paws ( Anigozanthos )
  • Japanese yew aka shrubby podocarpus ( Podoarpus Macrophyllus )
  • Japanese Spindle ( Euonymus japonicus )
  • Japanese Pittsoaporum
  • Japanese Lantern aka Flowering Maple ( Abutilon sp )
  • Japanese Holly Fern ( Cyrtomium falcatum )
  • Jamaican Croton ( Codiaeum variegatum )
  • Indian Hawthorne
  • Hummingbird Bush aka Texas Firecracker ( Hamelia patens )
  • Hosta ( Plantain lily )
  • Horsetail Rush ( Equisetaceae )
  • Hobbits pipe jade plant ( Crassula Gollum )
  • Hens and chicks (Sempervivum)
  • Growing Cattleya Orchids in Houston
  • Ground orchid ( Spathoglottis Plicata )
  • Grapes
  • Grammatophyllum Leopard Spot Orchid
  • Goldenrod ( Solidago )
  • Golden Hawaiian Bamboo ( Bumbusa vulgaris “Vittata” )
  • Globe amaranth ( Gomphrena globosa )
  • Giant Crinum Lily ( Crinum asiaticum )
  • Gardenia
  • Foxtail Fern aka Asparagus Fern ( P. densiflorus cv. Myersii )
  • Emerald Bamboo ( Bambusa (textilis) mutabilis)
  • Elephant Ears aka African Mask( Alocasia Frydek / micholitziana )
  • Elephant ears ( taro ) Colocasia esculenta
  • Egyptian star cluster ( Pentas )
  • Echeveria
  • Dwarf Elkhorn Fern ( Polypodium Grandiceps )
  • Dutchman’s Pipe ( Aristolochia grandiflora )
  • Drimiopsis kirkii Giant Squill aka Lily of Valley
  • Dominican Oregano
  • Datura metel ‘Flore Pleno’
  • Dancing lady ginger ( Zingiberaceae Globba obscura )
  • Cymbidium Sinense
  • Cymbidium orchids
  • Cyclamen ( ciclamen )
  • Curly aka Corkscrew Rush ( Juncus decipiens)
  • Curcuma gingers
  • Crimson Clover aka Italian Clover ( Trifolium incarnatum )
  • Crassula muscosa ‘Princess Pine’
  • Crape Myrtle aka Crepe Myrtle ( Lagerstroemia indica )
  • Coral Vine ( Antigonon leptopus )
  • Coral Bean Tree aka Fireman’s Cap ( Erythrina x bidwillii )
  • Coconut tree ( Cocos nucifera )
  • Clerodendron indicm
  • Citrosa Geranium
  • Cigar plant ( Cuphea ignea )
  • Chinese indigo ( Indigofera decora )
  • Chestnut vine aka Tetrastigma voinieranum
  • Century Plant ( Agave americana )
  • Cats whiskers ( Orthosiphon aristatus )
  • Castor bean plant ( Ricinus Communis )
  • Carnivorous plants in Texas
  • Cardboard Palm ( Zamai furfuracea )
  • Canna
  • Candle Bush ( Cassia alata )
  • Cameo Quince ( Rosaceae Chaenomeles )
  • Calla lilies ( Zantedeschia )
  • Caladium
  • Butterfly bush ( Buddleja davidii)
  • Bric brac vine aka zigzag cactus (Cryptocereus anthonyanus )
  • Brazilian Candles ( Pavonia x Gledhillii )
  • Blushing Bromeliad ( Neoregelia carolinae )
  • Bluebonnets the Texas State Flower ( Lupinus texensis )
  • Black Leaf Elephant Ear Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Magic’
  • Black Flamingo aka Sunset Bells ( Chrysothemis pulchella )
  • Bird of Paradise ( Strelitzia reginae & nicolai)
  • Begonia
  • Bear’s paw fern (Phlebodium aureum ‘blue star’ )
  • Bear’s breech ( Acanthus mollis )
  • Bay leaf tree ( Sweet bay, Laurelia sempervirens )
  • Bat faced cuphea ( Cuphea lluvea )
  • Bananas
  • Ball moss ( Tillandsia recurvata )
  • Aztec Grass ( Ophiopogon intermedius ‘Aztec’ )
  • Australian Tree Fern ( Cyathea australis )
  • Asparagus Fern aka Emerald Fern aka Emerald Feather ( Asparagus setaceus/Asparagus plumosus )
  • Angel’s Trumpet ( Brugmansia )
  • American Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)
  • Amaryllis – Hippeastrum hybrids
  • Alpine Sweetvetch ( Hedysarum alphinum )
  • Aloe ( disambiguation )
  • Alocasia plumbea metallica
  • African Spear ( Sansevieria cylindrica pathula )
  • African mask aka Elephant’s Ear ( Alocasia amazonica )
  • African Blood lily ( Amaryllidaceae Scadoxus multiflorus )