More Texas self-sowers

Cynthia Mueller
Mon, 29 Mar 2004 14:47:09 PST
How could I have forgotten to add Aquilegia chrysantha (the former
wildflower of the Big Bend region of Texas that has taken gardens by
storm), petunias and their cousins, Nicotiana alata and sylvestris? 
Old-fashioned ornamental poppies, P. somniferum descendants, come up
voluntarily, too.  A relative newcomer, Brazilian basket-flower is good
about reseeding, as are portulacas.  There is an occasional snapdragon
and a very occasional dianthus, but don't count on them.  Queen Anne's
lace would germinate, too, if anyone were brave enough to grow it.  

Cynthia Mueller
College Station, TX
Zones 8b-9

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