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Catawba Rhododendron

Catawba Rhododendron 'Album' (Rhododendron catawbiense)

Catawba Rhododendron are particularly hardy compared to other Rhododendrons and are often referred to as "Iron Clad Rhododendron." This species is named after the Catawba River in North Carolina because it is native to the eastern U.S. and grows mainly in the southern Appalachian…

Catawba Rhododendron

Catawba Rhododendron (Rhododendron catawbiense)

Catawba Rhododendron are particularly hardy compared to other Rhododendrons and are often referred to as "Iron Clad Rhododendron." This species is named after the Catawba River in North Carolina because it is native to the eastern U.S. and grows mainly in the southern Appalachian…

Cat Palm, Cataractarum Palm

Cat Palm, Cataractarum Palm (Chamaedorea cataractarum)

A dense busy palm native to moist regions of Mexico. The fronds form a lush clump that is beautiful used as backdrop to other tropical plants, a low hedge or privacy screen. Thrives in moist soils and high humidity, this is an excellent choice for planting near ponds or streams.…

Cedar Elm

Cedar Elm (Ulmus crassifolia)

This North American native is a lovely source of shade for hot, dry locations; even in situations with poor or compacted soil. Cedar Elm has the unusual characteristic of blooming and setting seeds in autumn. Foliage forms a rounded canopy over time with leaves turning golden yellow…

Cedar of Lebanon

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani)

A favorite in public parks and gardens, the cedar of Lebanon is a towering and graceful evergreen native to the Mediterranean. This true cedar, a member of the pine family, is mentioned in The Bible and appears on the flag of Lebanon. This tree is an extremely slow grower, and its…

Cereus, Monstrose Apple Cactus

Cereus, Monstrose Apple Cactus (Cereus peruvianus montrose)

This “monstrose” form of the Apple Cactus has a genetic mutation that results in an irregular texture and branching habit that gives it a fascinating sculptural quality. Apple Cactus is a nocturnal bloomer, with large, fragrant white flowers opening at night. The flowers are…

Chaste Tree, Chaste Berry, Monk's Pepper

Chaste Tree, Chaste Berry, Monk's Pepper (Vitex agnus-castus)

Chaste Tree has something for everyone; flowers, fragrance, beautiful foliage and it's nearly maintenance-free! This is a super versatile plant that can be grown as a shrub or pruned into a small tree. A spectacular sight when in bloom and the branches are covered with blue flowers.…

Cherry

Cherry 'Evans' (Prunus cerasus)

This charming, self-pollinating variety is ideal for small garden spaces or a home orchard. A very ornamental tree throughout the seasons. Fragrant spring flowers are followed by an abundance of sweet, bright red cherries in mid-summer. The deep red bark adds a touch of color to the…

Cherry Laurel, English Laurel

Cherry Laurel, English Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Also known as English Laurel, this broad-leaved evergreen is s classic choice for creating beautiful, low care hedging. In spring, foamy clusters of dainty white blooms appear against the backdrop of glossy foliage. These are followed by bright red berries that ripen to black. The…

Cherry Plum, Purple Leaf Plum

Cherry Plum, Purple Leaf Plum (Prunus cerasifera)

This small tree is ideal for adding big color and interest to small spaces. Welcome spring with a lush display of fragrant flowers followed by deep purple foliage. Produces little edible plums in summer. Plant among green trees and shrubs for dramatic color contrast.