|I am looking for the easiest perennials for my area and trees to plant for privacy on a back patio with no fence|
|There are lots of perennials from which to choose. Here's a terrific publication with plant descriptions and sizes as well as blooming times specifically for your growing region: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu...
As for trees, there are many - here's a list of those that do best in Texas:
Good luck with your landscape!