Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture


The following is an alphabetical work in progress - profiles of plants that have performed well in the SFA Mast Arboretum! For a more definitive list of native and non-native plants suggested for the landscapes of the Pineywoods, you can access the Appendixes 15 and 16 in the Flora of East Texas glossary.


                    RUBY M. MIZE AZALEA GARDEN    

                    GAYLA MIZE GARDEN     

                    PNPC-COMING SOON

Dawn Stove is our senior staff member, a Research Associate who manages the SFA Mast Arboretum and Horticulture facility - Her Nifty Fifty list is a compilation of her favorite herbaceous over all the years!

Greg Grant is our Outreach Research Associate and has introduced many Texas tough plants that can be accessed HERE.

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Acer barbatum - Southern Sugar Maple 


Acer leucoderme - Chalk maple

Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'

Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'

Acer palmatum 'Fireglow'

Acer palmatum 'Mikawa Yatsubusa' 

Acer palmatum 'Moonfire'

Acer palmatum 'Omure Yama'

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'

Acer palmatum 'Orangeola'

Acer palmatum 'Oto Hime'

Acer skutchii - Mexico Mountain Sugar Maple

Acer truncatum - Shantung Maple

Amorphophallus titanum - Jack the Corpse Flower

Amorphophallus titanum - Jack's Picture Gallery


Bignonia capreolata - cross vine


Callicarpa dichotoma 'Duet'

Camellia of Ten Thousand flowers

Campsis grandiflora - Chinese trumpet creeper

Chilopsis linearis - desert willow

Chionanthus retusus 'Tokyo Tower'

Chrysanthemum X 'Country Girl'

Chrysantheum X 'Gethsemane Moonlight'

Celtis sinensis 'green cascade' - weeping Chinese hackberry

Cornus florida var. pringlei - Mexico dogwood

Crinum X herbertii - Milk and Wine lily

Cyrilla racemiflora - Titi

Cyclocarya paliurus - Wheel Wingnut


Daphniphyllum macropodum - False daphne

Distylium racemosum - Isu Tree


Emmenopterys henryi - Chinese Emmenopterys

Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Euonymus americanus - strawberrry bush

Euschapis japonica - Korean sweetheart tree


Farfugium japonicum


Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri - Texas firewheel

Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri 'Grape Sensation'

Gladiolus byzantinus - Byzantine gladiolus

Gordonia axillaris - fried egg plant


Hamelia patens - Firebush   



Hibiscus dasycalyx - Neches river rose mallow'

Hibiscus dasycalyx Mill Creek study - 2014

Hibiscus X 'Jackie Grant'





Hibiscus X 'Moy Grande'

Hibiscus X 'Peppermint Flare'

Hippeastrum X johnsonii - St. Joseph's lily

Hydrangea quercifolia naturalizing at the PNPC


Ilex decidua - Possumhaw holly

Ilex vomitoria 'Virginia Dare'

Ilex X 'Calina' - Calina holy



Keteleeria evelyniana


Lagerstroemia faurei 'Bayou View'

Lantana X hybrida 'Buttercream'

Lawsonia inermis - Henna

Leucojum aestivum - snowflakes

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'

Loropetalum chinense - Chinese fringe flower

Lilium lancifolium


Mahonia gracilis - graceful Mahonia


Narcissus jonquila - Narcissus

Narcissus tazeta - Grand Primo

Narcissus X odorus - Campernelle jonquil


Osmanthus fragrans - sweet olive

Osmanthus fragrans - colorful leaf


Petunia violacea 'VIP' - Violets in Profusion Petunia

Photinia serrulata - Chinese Photinia

Pinus glabra - Spruce Pine

Pinus taeda 'nana' - dwarf loblolly

Prunus X 'Purple Pride'


Quercus canbyi - Canbyi oak

Quercus germana - Royal Oak

Quercus glaucoides - Lacey oak

Quercus grisea - Gray Oak

Quercus hypoleucoides - Silverleaf oak

Quercus polymorpha - Mexican white oak

Quercus rysophylla - Loquat Leaved Oak


Rhododendron X 'Speckled Spider' - a Koromo Shikibu sport

Rhododendron 'Sakuragata'

Rhodophiala bifida - Oxblood lily


Salvia leucantha - Mexican bush sage

Scuttelaria suffrutescens - Pink skullcap

Sarcococca saligna - sweetbox

Schima wallichi - Schima

Scuttelaria suffrutescens - Pink skullcap

Sophora secundiflora - Texas mountain laurel

Spigellia marilandica - Indian pink

Stewartia malacodendron - silky camellia

Styrax americanus - American snowbell

Styax japonica - Japanese Snowbell


Taxodium - Can Taxodium be Improved? Arnoldia article

Taxodium - Going Bald is Beautiful

Taxodium breeding and improvement - Nanjing Botanical Garden Brochure

Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls'

Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls' - SFA Treehenge Youtube Video

Taxodium distichum 'Jim's Little Guy'

Taxodium N Source/N rate Study - Year one

Taxodium planting along LaNana Creek


Taxodium along LaNana Creek - flood of May 13, 2014

Taxodium 'Dongfangshan' - the purported hybrid from China Dec 2012

Taxodium - The Senator dies 01-16-2012

Taxodium - MS thesis Lijing Zhou

Taxodium - PhD dissertation Lijing Zhou Jan 2012

Taxodium Planting Plans - SFA Gardens - in Excel format

Tecoma stans 'Gold Star' - Esperanza

Tricyrtis - Toad Lilies


Ulmus parvifolia 'Blizzard' - variegated lacebark elm

Ulmus X hollandica 'Jacqueline Hillier' - dwarf elm

Ungnadia speciosa - Mexican buckeye


Vaccinium species - blueberries

Vaccinium X 'Earlibird - new SFA/USDA Release

Verbena X hybrida - Blue Princess Verbena

Verbena X hybrida - Pinwheel Princess

Viburnum luzonicum - Luzon Viburnum

Viburnum X 'Lord Byron' - hybrid Viburnum

Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex agnus-castus 'Flora Ann'

Vitex agnus-castus 'Lecompte'

Vitex rotundifolia - beach vitex


Wisteria frutescens - American wisteria