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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 Fancifillers 'Chrome Fountain'
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.

CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow', Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket Flower CENTAUREA montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
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. Unique color combination of satiny wht petals surrounding a dp royal prpl cntr. Good cut & dried flower, border & rock garden plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Size: 1.5-2' x 1.5-2'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3. USPP#18,284.

CENTRANTHUS ruber, Valerian or Jupiter's Beard CENTRANTHUS ruber
Valerian or Jupiter's Beard

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Showy plant for borders, walls or bank plantings. Attracts butterflies, bees and insects. Fragrant flowers. Good cut flower. Re-seeds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: red. Height: 1.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Albus'
Valerian or Jupiter's Beard

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Showy plant for borders, walls or bank plantings. Attracts butterflies, bees and insects. Fragrant flowers. Good cut flower. Re-seeds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 1.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

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).

CERATOSTIGMA willmottianum, Chinese Plumbago 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.

Photo unavailable CEROPEGIA woodii
The String of Hearts, Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine

Houseplant: The delicate heart-shaped foliage and trailing vines can reach 12' long in its natural environment. Foliage: green with a silvery speckled sheen. Exposure: indirect light. Water: moderate-dry. The plant experiences winter dormancy so water only when the soil is dry. Be sure to dust the leaves for proper photosynthesis ability.

Photo unavailable CEROPEGIA woodii 'Silver' (syn. C. linearis subsp. woodii 'Silver')
Silver String of Hearts, Rosary Vine

Evergreen Vining Succulent: Trailing plant with gray-green, heart shaped leaves w/a silvery-white sheen on long, reddish-brown vines. Good in containers, hanging baskets, & as a houseplant. Blooms: 1" Chinese lantern like pink blooms. Height: 1". Length: vines 2-3' or more. Exposure: bright indoor light, filtered/partial sun, partial shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable CHAMAEMELUM nobile
Chamomile

Evergreen perennial: Deer, drought & clay tolerant. Good ground cover, border, rock garden, border and edging plant. Can use as a lawn substitute if mowed or sheared. Foliage is very fragrant when crushed. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: yellow, summer. Size: 3-12" x 12". Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. ANTHEMIS nobilis)

CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Flore Pleno', Double-flowered Chamomile CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Flore Pleno'
Double-flowered Chamomile

Evergreen perennial: Deer, drought & clay tolerant. Good ground cover, border, rock garden, pot & edging plant. Can use as a lawn substitute if mowed or sheared. Foliage is very fragrant when crushed. Blooms: double white, summer. Attracts butterflies. Size: 3-12" x 12". Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. ANTHEMIS nobilis 'Flore Pleno')

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