So, I think in the front yard I shall plant some Texas Sage, Texas Lantana, and possibly a Texas Mountain Laurel tree...are we seeing the theme here? That's right, TEXAS PLANTS. Maybe now the damn things won't all die.
But then, the wildflowers we "planted" haven't necessarily been doing well...but then, they also were about the only things to last all summer without water. Thus, I gotta say that I like them, even if only a few came up, at least they reseeded themselves and the seedlings survived the freezes.