The native plants we recognize today have thrived in Texas for thousands of years without requiring human support, but the modern urban overlay exerts increasing pressure on these ecosystems.
Our ultimate goal in native plant design is to restore proper biological functioning for planted areas, providing the context for designed spaces + desired structures.
VEGETATION TYPES FOR AUSTIN
tallest trees in a given habitat
smaller, colorful trees beneath the canopy
xeric desert plants that love the sun
bright plants for sunny spots
specialists in darker, wetter environs
showy, clumping tufts of native grass