Green Roof Guide: Living Roof Offers Retreat for Patients

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Jacob White Construction

Hardy, Regional Roof Plantings

Accessible to guests, the roof is lined with a pathway that encourages movement, reflection and serene views. The native vegetation is composed of gulf muhly (a type of grass), the flowering perennial Lantana, and Tradescantia pallida, a groundcover plant in the spiderwort family. These varieties were selected for their ability to retain water and thrive in the Texas climate, explains Jeff Mickler, President of Jacob White.

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