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Calla Lily

Calla Lily (Zantedeschia Hybrid)

Smoothly elegant trumpets of bloom bring a feeling of sophistication and artistry to gardens or containers. Consistent feeding and soil moisture are key to strong blooming. Excellent as a houseplant.

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy Golden (Plectranthus australis)

The handsome, gold-edged leaves of this plant look great cascading from a hanging basket or spilling over the sides of a planter mixed with flowering plants. In addition to its beauty, gardeners value this selection's vigorous, rapid growth and its low maintenance level of care.…

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus australis)

Although commonly known as “Swedish Ivy” this plant actually originates in Australia where it grows as a wild groundcover. The glossy scalloped leaves are beautiful carpeting the foreground of mixed borders or as an understory plant around large shrubs. Also looks great cascading…

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus coleoides)

Plectranthus have moved from the indoors where they have flourished as houseplants to outdoors as foliage “fillers” and “spillers” in annual plantings. Create colorful and easy-to-care-for plantings using Plectranthus to accentuate flowering annuals or with other interesting…

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy

Candle Vine/Swedish Ivy Purple (Plectranthus australis)

This fast-growing, trailing plant makes a beautiful carpet of foliage to edge a border or use as an understory plant around large shrubs. Also looks great cascading from a hanging basket or spilling over the sides of a planter mixed with flowering plants. Produces small flowers, but…

Candy Corn Vine

Candy Corn Vine (Manettia bicolor)

Sure to be a fun conversation piece, this vigorous vining plant produces brilliant red and yellow blooms that resemble the popular treat, candy corn. This is a fast grower that will provide quick coverage and great color all season long.

Canna Lily

Canna Lily (Canna x generalis)

Choose Canna to add an instant tropical feel to the landscape. Incredibly striking when planted in groups of several plants or even a large mass in open areas. Cannas are perennial in warm climates, but the tubers cans be dug up in the fall and stored for the winter in cold areas.…

Cape Mallow, African Mallow

Cape Mallow, African Mallow (Anisodontea capensis)

This lovely South African native has been a regional favorite for over a century. It is gaining popularity worldwide for its easy care, and continuous display of blooms through the growing season. The flowers look like miniature versions of Tree Mallow. A very charming plant and an…

Carex, Sedge

Carex, Sedge (Carex buchananii)

This Sedge forms graceful upright clumps of slender, brownish leaves with curled tips. Carex are care-free, cool season grasses that grow naturally in grasslands and marsh areas throughout the world. They bring a relaxed, unstructured feel to containers or the landscape. Creative…

Carnation

Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus)

Dianthus caryophyllus produce fragrant, loosely tufted blooms sure to catch the attention of nose and eyes. Varieties bred from this species give the gardener a selection of heights and branching habits to fit a range of gardening needs and space; from large cutting gardens to lush…