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Photo unavailable CEANOTHUS gloriosus 'Anchor Bay'
Point Reyes Wild Lilac

Shrub: Evergreen. California native. Deer, drought, coast, gopher & fire tolerant. Dark green holly-like leaves are leathery and toothed making it less palatable to deer than most. Clusters of lavender-blue flowers appear in spring. Dense, low-spreading ground cover with slightly arching branches. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Approximate size: 1-2' x 6-8'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8

Photo unavailable CEANOTHUS griseus var. horizontalis 'Diamond Heights'
Carmel Creeper, Californian Lilac

Shrub: Deer, drought, coast, gopher & fire tolerant. Has glossy outrageous lime green leaves with pine colored markings & clusters of pale blue flowers in spring. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Approximate size: 1-2' x 8-10'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Part shade in hot climates is best to prevent foliage from burn. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CEANOTHUS griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Carmel Creeper, Californian Lilac

Shrub: Deer, drought, gopher, coast, lime and fire tolerant. California native. Good ground cover and rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Has evergreen glossy foliage with clusters of flowers in spring-summer. Bloom color: medium blue. Size: 3-5' x 8-10'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

CEANOTHUS hearstiorum, Hearst's California Lilac CEANOTHUS hearstiorum
Hearst's California Lilac

Shrub: Evergreen. Califronia native. Drought tolerant. One of the lowest growing at only 6-12". This plant forms a dense mat of textured foliage blanketed by medium-blue flowers in spring. Great choice for coastal gardens. Bloom color: blue. Bloom time: spring. Exposure: sun-part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

CEANOTHUS maritimus 'Popcorn', White California Lilac CEANOTHUS maritimus 'Popcorn'
White California Lilac

Shrub: Deer, drought, gopher, coast and fire tolerant. Coastal California native. Early-flowering with compact, tidy habit. Excellent ground cover for open banks. Good substitute for Cotoneaster. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Has evergreen glossy foliage with heavy clusters of flowers in spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Size: 2-3' x 6-8'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CEANOTHUS x 'Emerisa's Gem'
Carmel Creeper, Californian Lilac

Shrub: Evergreen, deer, drought, coast, gopher & fire tolerant. A selection we found and named. It has glossy dark green leaves edged in yellow w/clusters of pale blue flowers in spring. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Approximate size: 1' x 8-10'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Part shade in hot climates is best to prevent foliage from burn. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CELERY 'Tango'
Organic Celery

An early, heavy yielder w/exceptionally smooth stalks. Each stalk is tender, sweet & never stringy. Greatly improved variety, easy to grow & comes in 2 weeks earlier than most varieties. The self-branching stalks have a big celery crunch w/apple green tops that are 18-20” tall. It is more tolerant of less than ideal conditions than other varieties. Plant in sun/part shade. (Maturity: 55-85 days)(Apium graveolens ‘Tango’).

Photo unavailable CELOSIA argentea var. cristata 'Chief Mix'
Cockscomb, Crested Cockscomb

Annual: The blooms resemble the comb on a rooster. The plants are sturdy and uniform with strong stems that hold large 4-6" flowers that are great fresh or dried. A cut bouquet favorite! Use in beds, borders, containers and as an accent plant. Bloom color: assorted mix of gold, rose, persimmon, and red shades. Height: 36-40 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Purple' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Purple')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery purple plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant green foliage with hints of burgundy. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: purple. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Red' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Red')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery bold red plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant bright green foliage. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: bold red. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

Photo unavailable CELOSIA spicata Kelos 'Fire Yellow' (syn. C. plumosa Kelos 'Fire Yellow')
Cockscomb, Woodflower

Annual: Drought tolerant. A cut bouquet favorite due to the electrifying feathery bright yellow plumes that hold their color through the heat of summer and continue into fall. Robust, compact, vibrant light green foliage. Uses: beds, borders, edges, mass plantings, hanging baskets, ground cover, containers, and as a cut flower. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: bright yellow. Height: 12-20 inches. Width: 12-30 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z11.

Photo unavailable CENTAUREA 'Silver Feather'
Cornflowers

Perennial: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Large bristly flowers contrast beautifuly against fabulous frosted silver foliage. The unique "shingled" buds grow into showy flowers that are unusually lacy, giving them an exquisitely delicate appearance. Good cut & dried flower, border & rock garden plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: lilac pink. Size: 12-18" x 18-24". Exp.: sun. Water: moderate/dry. Z3.

Photo unavailable CENTAUREA cyanus
Organic Heirloom Bachelor's Button
Photo unavailable CENTAUREA cyanus 'Polka Dot'
Bachelor Buttons

Hardy annual. Easy to grow. Brought to America in the 17th century. Tall plants produce lots of purple, red, blue, white & pink flowers. Suitable for beds and borders, flower mixtures, and pollinator gardens. Flower petals are edible.. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Exposure: sun. Height: 18-24". Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable CENTAUREA hybrid FanciFillers 'Chrome Fountain'

Perennial: Tolerates heat and drought. This FanciFiller is a thriller and filler! It is a hybrid of a tender perennial foliage plant native to Italy. The silvery-white foliage provides great color and texture to borders, beds, baskets and containers. Does not bloom. Upright, compact habit. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8-10.

Photo unavailable CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst Dream'
Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket Flower

Perennial: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Unique “shingled” buds grow into showy flowers that are unusually lacy, giving them an exquisitely delicate appearance. The centers are reddish. Good cut & dried flower, border & rock garden plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: amethyst purple. Size: 1.5-2' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3. USPP#20,781.

Photo unavailable CERASTIUM tomentosum
Snow-in-Summer

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought and coast tolerant. Fire retardant. Good for rock walls, rock gardens, edges and as a ground cover. Tolerates poor, dry soil. Very fine silver foliage. Free flowering. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Mat forming. Height: 6-8". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides, Dwarf Plumbago, Leadwort CERATOSTIGMA plumbaginoides
Dwarf Plumbago, Leadwort

Subshrub: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Ground cover, rock garden & border plant. Foliage turns to red in autumn, nice fall color. Cut back each winter. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: intense blue. Size: 8-18" x 24". Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. Sunset zones 2-9, 14-24. USDA Z5. (syn. PLUMBAGO larpentae).

Photo unavailable CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum
Chinese Plumbago

Shrub: Deer resistant. Drought and coast tolerant. Deciduous rock garden & border plant. Foliage turns to yellow/red in winter. Similiar to C. griffithii but leaves are more diamond shaped. Cut back each winter. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bright blue. Size: 2-4' x 2-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

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