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Photo unavailable COREOPSIS rosea Satin & Lace 'Razzle Dazzle'
Threadleaf Tickseed

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A beautiful addition to the pollinator garden, adds old fashioned charm to the front of borders. Great for cottage style plantings & other informal styles. Excellent cut flower, ground cover and container plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: raspberry red blooms with white tips. Size: 16-22" x 16-22". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. USPP# 27,412

COREOPSIS verticilata 'Route 66', COREOPSIS verticilata 'Route 66'

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright yellow with a large red eye. Size: 2-2.5' x 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. PP#20609.

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam', Thread-Leaf Coreopsis COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Thread-Leaf Coreopsis

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pale yellow. Size: 1.5-2' x 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Sweet Marmalade', Threadleaf Coreopsis COREOPSIS verticillata 'Sweet Marmalade'
Threadleaf Coreopsis

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Stunning flowers open deep orange in spring then lighten to soft apricot yellow into summer. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, container and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Size: 12-18" x 12-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. USPP# 20,702

COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha', Chocolate Cosmos COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'
Chocolate Cosmos

Perennial: Deciduous border plant. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Flowers have a bittersweet chocolate fragrance (even more than the species). More compact and tidy too. Good cut flower. Produces tubers, so treat like Dahlias (dig up and store over winter if desired). Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mahogany red. Height: 12". Spread: 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. USPPP

COTULA hispida, COTULA hispida

Perennial: Evergreen groundcover. Native to S. Africa. Forms a low cushion of ferny silver-grn lvs similar to Artemesia 'Silver Mound'. Wiry stems appear in late spring producing ylw button-shaped flowers. Good alpine, rock garden, border or small container plant. Drought tolerant once established, w/well drained soil. Dislikes excessive winter wetness. Ht: 2-4". Width: 10-12". Exp: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z6-9.

COTULA lineariloba, Brass Buttons, Big Yellow Moon COTULA lineariloba
Brass Buttons, Big Yellow Moon

Perennial: Evergreen groundcover. Perfect for small containers, borders or for filling in empty spaces between plants. Native to South Africa. Has beautiful finely and deeply cut grey-green foliage that stays close to the ground, looks like a ferny mat. Bloom time: spring-frost. Bloom color: 1" velvety bright yellow. Height: 1-2". Spread: 3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable COTYLEDON oblongata var. orbiculata
Old Man's Fingers

Perennial: A beautiful succulent that is drought tolerant. The fleshy blue-green foliage is long and pointed. Forms a large clump over a year or two. Apricot blooms throughout the season with flower stalks that rise above the foliage carrying clusters of coral bells. Exposure: full sun. Water: very little. Hardy.

Photo unavailable CRASPEDIA globosa 'Drumstick'
Drumstick Flower, Billy Balls or Billy Buttons

Perennial: Native to New Zealand, Australia & Tasmania. The blooms may look delicate, but the plants are tough, tolerating drought, heat & heavy or poor soil. Very decorative, a favorite amongst florists! Adds intrigue to the garden w/clusters of 1" sunny orbs. Dazzling in cut or dried arrangements. Long vase life as a cut & retains color as a dried flower. Blms: summer. Blm color: gldn ylw. Size: 24-30" x 12". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. Z8.

Photo unavailable CRASSULA 'Hobbit'
Jade Plant

Small shrubby succulent native to South Africa. Drought tolerant. Slow grower w/ interesting leaves that are curled back or quilled. Trunks become thick with age & develop interesting stem patterns. Great for rock gardens, container or bonzai cultivation. Bloom color: pinkish-white star-shaped flowers. Height: 1-3'. Width: 1-2'. Exposure: full sun to bright shade. Water: dry. USDA Z9.

CRASSULA capitella 'Shark's Tooth', Red Pagoda, Shark's Tooth Crassula CRASSULA capitella 'Shark's Tooth'
Red Pagoda, Shark's Tooth Crassula

Perennial: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Instant origami! Small & compact with striking coloration & fascinating form. Green, triangular, tightly-stacked leaves form a pyramidal or pagoda shape. Brilliant, fiery red color in full sun. Good rock garden, edger, container or even hanging basket plant. Tiny, white flowers appear in summer. Size: 6-10" x 12-20". Exp.: full sun, can take light shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable CRASSULA coccinea 'Campfire'
Red Flames or Campfire Plant

Native to South Africa. Drought tolerant. Striking coloration and interesting form. Bright, lime green leaves with flaming orange red tips. Sometimes the entire plant turns red. Good rock garden or container plant. Tiny, white flowers during spring. Size: 6" x 3'. Exposure: Sun-lover! Can take light shade. Water: moderate/dry.

Photo unavailable CRASSULA deceptor 'Stone Age Silver'

Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought and salt tolerant. Easy to grow, low maintenance. A unique succulent, low growing dense texture plant that produces fleshy silver-gray rosettes covered in tiny white hairs. Interesting shape. Ideal for rock gardens, low borders, along walkways, miniature gardens, costal gardens, patio containers or combind with other succulents. Height: 8". Bloom color: pale yellow-white. Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable CRASSULA ovata 'Sunshine'

Perennial: Evergreen. Tolerant of deer, drought & fire. Use as a house plant, container plant, rock garden plant or near swimming pools. Bloom time: fall-spring. Bloom color: pink. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable CRASSULA spathulata
Dainty Crassula

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to S. Africa. A fast sprawling succulent w/rounded & toothed lvs which have a red tinge to the margins in full sun. Dense mat that suppresses weeds. Ideal groundcover for sun or dp shade. Great for rock gardens, retaining walls, borders, containers & hanging baskets. Attracts bees & butterflies. Star-like, white-pinkish blms appear spring-summer. Size: <1' x 2-3'. Water: mod./dry.

Photo unavailable CROCOSMIA 'Lucifer'
Montebretia

Cormous Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Deciduous. Branched stems carry clusters of lily-like flowers that are excellent for cutting (they last about 2 weeks). Good in borders. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: red. H: 2-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (Parentage: C. masoniorum x C. paniculata)

Photo unavailable CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'Emily McKenzie'
Montebretia

Cormous Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Deciduous. Branched stems carry clusters of lily-like flowers that are excellent for cutting (they last about 2 weeks). Good in borders. Attracts hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Color: yellow orange. Ht: 2-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5. (syn. C. masionorum 'Emily McKenzie')

CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'George Davidson', Montrbretia CROCOSMIA x crocosmiiflora 'George Davidson'
Montrbretia

Cormous Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts hummingbirds. Spectacular, golden yellow lily-like blooms on tall, singular stems that are great for cutting. Nice in borders. Bloom time: summer. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun-part/shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable CRYPTOBERGIA rubra (syn. 'Red Burst')
Red Leaf Bromeliad

Shrub: Evergreen. Cross between Billbergia nutans x Cryptanthus bahianus. Forms rosettes of flattened 8-12" long pointed green to bronzy-red leaves, the color intensifies in bright light. Spreads freely creating large, dense clumps. Great for drought tolerant, shade or container gardens. Attracts hummingbirds.

CYCLAMEN persicum 'Indiaka Rose', CYCLAMEN persicum 'Indiaka Rose'

Tuberous perennial: Deer resistant. The Indiaka series offer flashy & original color contrasts. The two-tone color acts differently depending on the environment: some petals have a horizontal spread, some are more colorful at the top or are striped so the flowers come in a range of multiple looks. Good for borders & rock gardens. Blm time: late summer-fall. Blm color: rose pk & wht. Ht: 12". Width: 10". Exp.: pt shade. Water: moist. Z8.

CYCLAMEN persicum 'Indiaka Salmon', CYCLAMEN persicum 'Indiaka Salmon'

Tuberous perennial: Deer resistant. The Indiaka series offer flashy & original color contrasts. The two-tone color acts differently depending on the environment: some petals have a horizontal spread, some are more colorful at the top or are striped so the flowers come in a range of multiple looks. Good for borders & rock gardens. Blms: late summer-fall. Blm color: salmon pk & wht. Ht: 12". Width: 10". Exp.: pt shade. Water: moist. Z8.

Photo unavailable CYCLAMEN persicum 'Latina Scarlet Red'

Tuberous perennial: Deer resistant. Abundant, mid-size to large blms are well-centered on very compact, early-flowering plants. The blossoms twist & turn like tiny butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors. Good for borders & rock gardens. Can also be grown as houseplants. Blms: late summer-fall. Blm color: scarlet red. Ht: 10-14". Width: 10-14". Exp.: pt shade. Water: moist. Z8.

Photo unavailable CYCLAMEN persicum 'Latina Success Pure White'

Tuberous perennial: Deer resistant. Abundant, mid-size to large blms are well-centered on very compact, early-flowering plants. The blossoms twist & turn like tiny butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors. Good for borders & rock gardens. Can also be grown as houseplants. Blms: late summer-fall. Blm color: pure wht. Ht: 10-14". Width: 10-14". Exp.: pt shade. Water: moist. Z8.

CYCLAMEN persicum 'Sierra Synchro Purple', CYCLAMEN persicum 'Sierra Synchro Purple'

Tuberous perennial: Deer resistant. Compact series of early, free-flowering plants with large blooms. The blossoms twist & turn like tiny butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors. Good for borders & rock gardens. Can also be grown as houseplants. Blm time: late summer-fall. Blm color: bold violet-purple. Height: 12-14". Width: 12-14". Exp.: part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z8.

CYMBALARIA muralis 'Nana', Kenilworth Ivy CYMBALARIA muralis 'Nana'
Kenilworth Ivy

Perennial: Deer resistant. Evergreen ground cover, rock garden or container plant. This variety is mat forming and slow growing - not rampant like its parent! Attracts butterflies. Blooms: spring-summer. Color: darling linaria-like purple flowers. Height: 1 inch. Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3. (syn. LINARIA cymbalaria 'Nana')

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