chill shadow-caster

RUMOR SPREADIN’ ‘ROUND…

…in that Texas town of La Grange.

VEGETATION

canopy: Anacacho bauhinia (BALU)

understory: Mexican redbud (CECAM)

cactus: Horse crippler (ECTE), Red yucca (HEPA8), Texas nolina (NOTE), Spineless prickly pear (OPEL3), Buckley yucca (YUCO), Pale-leaf yucca (YUPA), Beaked yucca – thompsons yucca (YUTH)

sunny perennials + shrubs: Silver ponyfoot (DIAR2), Passionflower vine (PAIN6), Woolly stemodia (STLA17), Four-nerve daisy (TESCS), Zexmenia (WEACH)

shady perennials + creek: Leatherflower (CLPI)

bunch grasses: Sideoats grama (BOCU), Texas sedge (CATE7), Inland sea oats (CHLA5), Gulf muhly (MUCA2), Big muhly (MULI), Mexican wiregrass (NATE3)

SURFACE

vegetated surface(s): hardwood mulch, seeded patch: sideoats grama

surface water flow: trestle rock basalt

functional surface(s): basalt, garapa + ipe, steel

URBAN ECOLOGY

location: la grange, tx

ecological condition(s): shady woodland, sunny edge

PROJECT DETAILS

completed: 2018

budget range: $25,000-50,000

design scope: large

continuity: Wildflower Center membership

CONCEPT DESIGN