Native and Adaptive Plants

We love our plants, they bring joy to life. Keep beauty and color in your landscape while saving water.

Beauty for Less

When people hear the word "xeriscape" or "native and adaptive plants", dessert scenes are visualized. Well guess what? For us, in the Gulf Coast region, this is not the case at all.

What a lot of us are not aware of is that when we practice using "native and adaptive plants" in our landscape, it'll remain beautiful, if not more gorgeous, and you will save a lot of water overall.

Native and adaptive plants either grow naturally or are adaptable to a particular region, ecosystem, and habitat. They thrive in an environment most when they are planted in places that match their growing and watering needs. They are an excellent way to reduce the need for excess watering since they are very comfortable in Texas.

Explore Beautiful Native and Adaptive Plants for the Area

“The use of native and adaptive plants can save a lot of water.”

Water Force Whitney

Whitney Milberger

Water Force Member and NFBWA Conservation Manager

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Native Add Plants Shop Local

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View local plant nurseries in our community that are the voted favorites.

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AgriLife Harris County Native and Adaptive Plants

So many choices, where to begin? The plants on this list are native or have adapted to our area, which means they're already prepared for our climate.

Native Add Plants Disc Something New

Discover something new

Found something beautiful growing in the wild? Search for it here. Maybe you can grow it in your yard too.

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