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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 (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…

Castor Oil Plant

Castor Oil Plant (Ricinus communis)

The Castor plant has been cultivated since ancient times for its oil that is prized for an array practical and medicinal uses. Care must be taken with this plant. All the plant parts are toxic and can cause irritation and even death if the poisonous seeds are ingested. Take care to…

Cat's Whiskers, Java Tea

Cat's Whiskers, Java Tea (Orthosiphon staminus)

A fun and exotic-looking plant prized for its unique flowers with long white stamens that resemble a cat’s whiskers. A favorite for enticing butterflies, bees and hummingbirds into the garden. Makes a good houseplant and flowers are suitable for cut arrangements.

Celosia, Cockscomb, Flamingo Feather

Celosia, Cockscomb, Flamingo Feather (Celosia species)

Celosia are known for their bright, soft-to-the-touch blooms. Depending on the variety chosen, those blooms may be a wavy ridge resembling a velvety rooster's comb (crested) or a fluffy, feather-like stalk (plumed). These fun and colorful plants thrive with full sun and consistent…


Centradenia (Centradenia floribunda)

Provides a rewarding display of rose-purple flowers all season. Dark bronze-green foliage is a nice complement. The perfect choice for brightening lifeless shaded areas.


Chamaesyce 'Silver Fog' (Chamaesyce hypericifolia)

Fine, silvery-gray foliage and dainty white flowers create a misty affect in the landscape. ‘Silver Fog’ has an incredibly tough character despite its soft, delicate appearance. This plant is incredibly tolerant of hot, dry conditions. Wonderful for use in containers on its own…


Chamaesyce 'Star Dust' (Chamaesyce hybrid)

Compact, mounding selection with dainty flowers. Easy-care plant stylishly accents other bright colors. Dependable color and texture looks great all season.

Chocolate Cosmos

Chocolate Cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus)

Produces velvety maroon daisies that have the fragrance of chocolate! Attracts butterflies and birds as well. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering.

Cineraria, Pericallis, Florists' Cineraria

Cineraria, Pericallis, Florists' Cineraria (Cineraria x hybrida)

Cineraria's daisy-like blooms come in a rainbow of brilliant colors to brighten any summer annual planting. In its warmer native zones Cineraria blooms from winter to spring. Excellent as a houseplant when provided medium light levels.