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Camellia (Camellia hiemalis)

One of the earliest blooming Camellia species. This is a slow-growing, low-maintenance, evergreen shrub; excellent for adding year-round color and structure to the home landscape or in a woodland planting. The dark green foliage provides a backdrop to colorful flowers or blooming…


Camellia (Camellia sasanqua)

Sasanqua camellias are a plant for all seasons. The lustrous dark green leaves create a wonderful compliment or backdrop to colorful flowers or shrubs in spring and summer. In late fall this shrub will light up the landscape with a profusion of flowers over a long season. Many…

Canaan Fir, West Virginia Balsam Fir

Canaan Fir, West Virginia Balsam Fir var. phanerolepis (Abies balsamea)

An excellent evergreen for cool climates. Cannan fir trees are native to the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia. They can adapt to moist, poorly drained soil and tolerate spring frosts better than other fir species. This tree’s distinctly pyramidal form adds elegance whether…

Canadian Hemlock, Eastern Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock, Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

A graceful evergreen selection that provides color throughout the year. Pyramidal form adds great structure to any landscape border. Display improves with each passing year.

Canary Island Date Palm

Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)

A classic palm tree native to the Canary Islands. It’s massive trunk and elegant crown of fronds make a spectacular statement planted as a row in large, open areas or lining a drive. This is a popular palm that is now grown in temperate climates throughout the world.

Candle Plant

Candle Plant (Cassia alata)

Cassia gets its common name from its striking upright flower clusters that resemble candlesticks held above the foliage. The intricate foliage and unusual blooms add an instant exotic feel to the landscape. Useful as a small tree in warm, frost-free climates.

Cane Cholla, Tree Cholla Cactus Outdoors

Cane Cholla, Tree Cholla Cactus Outdoors (Cylindropuntia imbricate)

A common sight in the deserts of the Southwest, particularly Arizona, this cactus has thorny branches resembling cane or rope, which have spawned some of its common names: cane cholla, chain link cactus, devil's rope cactus, walking stick cactus. Violet flowers appear in the spring…

Cape Honeysuckle

Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria capensis)

Cape honeysuckle provides a welcome burst of color to the late season landscape. This rambling evergreen is incredibly heat tolerant and easy to care for. The clusters of bright tubular flowers are a magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies. Plant near a porch or patio to enjoy the…

Carolina Jasmine

Carolina Jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

A twining evergreen vine that provides trumpet-shaped yellow flowers. The sweetly fragrant blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This is a fast grower that can quickly cover a trellis or fence to hide unattractive features or provide a screen for privacy.


Cassia (Senna bicapsularis)

Aside from its beautiful foliage, brilliant golden-yellow flowers, and attractive seed pods this plant is also a host plant for Sulphur Butterflies. The butterflies lay their eggs on the plant and it provides a food source for the caterpillars when they emerge. In frost-free climates…