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Bugs and butterflies at the Wildflower Center, part 2

Continuing our garden stroll through Austin’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (here’s part 1 of my visit), let’s enter the Family Garden, where paving by the restrooms and shade pavilion is softened with rain gardens planted with water-appreciating native plants. A rain garden, Texas-style, planted with mistflower, giant coneflower, dwarf palmetto, and bald cypress in front of the shade pavilion A galvanized metal cistern collects water off the pavilion’s roof.
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