Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Texas Green Eyes

Berlandiera texana
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie, Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Size

Height:

30 to
72
inches

Spread:

20 to
30
inches
Size
Height: 30 to
72
inches
Spread: 20 to
30
inches
Size
Height: 30 to
72
inches
Spread: 20 to
30
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Naturalize in dry prairie or glade-like habitats, also sunny to partly shaded well drained beds.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grows easily in full sun or part shade and well drained soils. Prune or pinch back early if a more compact plant is desired.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower
Basic Description

The yellow-on-green flowers are present most of the season, with soft, downy heart-shaped leaves prominent below the flowers.Ecological Benefits: Nectar and pollen for pollinators; seed for gold finches and other birds May-Oct.

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