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Photo unavailable COLLARD 'Georgia'
Organic Heirloom Collard

Heirloom-Collards are the soul food of the South! 'Georgia' is a top producer of tender, mild flavored greens w/reliable, heavy yields. The long, loosely-held leaves are dk grn w/stark white midribs. The plants average 36" tall and are non-heading. It is both heat and cold tolerant and is also slow to bolt, so it is suited for many climates. Plant in sun.(Maturity: 70 days)(Brassica oleracea var. acephala 'Georgia')

COLLINSIA heterophylla, Purple Chinese Houses COLLINSIA heterophylla
Purple Chinese Houses

Annual: Native to CA. Exquisite flowers like little pagodas gave this wildflower its name. Lush white, rose-purple blms are tiered in whorls near the top of the 2' stalks. Long lasting cut flower. Good for butterly or cottage gardens. Can be grown under oaks where it will self-sow for a woodland effect. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Size: 12-24" x 12". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy.

Photo unavailable COLOCASIA esculenta 'Black Ruffles'
Elephant's Ear, Giant Taro, Ape Flower

Tuberous Perennial: Heat and cold tolerant. Resistant to deer, disease, heat, insects and mildew. Has large heart-shaped rich purple-black leaves with ruffled edges over deep plum stems. Border, container, water, and houseplant. Arching, tall, upright growth habit. Height: 4-5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z-9.

Photo unavailable COMFREY (Symphytum Officinalis)
Knitbone, Boneset

Herbaceous perennial native to Europe. Used as a topical to treat skin irritations, cuts, sprains and swelling. Beautiful in any garden with long oval shaped fuzzy leaves topped with a purple bell shaped flower. Height: 3-4'. Bloom time: May-September. USDA Z9. Please note: Comfrey should not be taken internally as, even in small doses over time, it can be harmful.

Photo unavailable COMMELINA coelestis 'Hopley's Variegated'
Dayflower, Blue Spiderwort

Tuberous Perennial: Drought tolerant. Clay tolerant. Produces showy 1" three-petaled blooms that last just a day, but are steadily produced in great numbers summer-fall. Creamy-green variegated foliage. Clump forming. Versatile and easy to grow in dry or moist soil. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom color: brilliant sky blue with bright yellow anthers. Size: 12-18" x 18". Exposure: sun/part shade. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS cneorum
Silverbush, Bush Morning Glory

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Evergreen plant with funnel-shaped flowers. Rock garden, border and container plant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white (rarely pink) with yellow throat. Size: 2-4' x 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8. (Sunset zones, 7-9, 14-24)

Photo unavailable CONVOLVULUS sabatius 'Compacta'
Dwarf Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A compact form of the species. Creates a low, trailing mat of round green leaves, bearing a long display of funnel-shaped lavender blue flowers. Excellent for rock gardens or edging, particularly in hot sunny areas. Also good container, hanging basket or ground cover plant. Combines nicely w/Helianthemum & Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Blm time: summer-fall. Size: 8" x 12". Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod. USDA Z8.

CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus), Ground Morning Glory CONVOLVULUS sabatius (C. mauratanicus)
Ground Morning Glory

Perennial: Fire retardant. Rock garden, container, hanging basket and ground cover plant. Combines nicely with Helianthemum and Cerastium. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Size: 1' x 3'. Exposure: sun or light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

COPROSMA 'Evening Glow', Mirror Plant COPROSMA 'Evening Glow'
Mirror Plant

Shrub or Small Tree: Evergreen. Deer and coast tolerant. Good border, rock garden, hedge and container plant. A New Zealand native with dramatic glossy golden foliage that turns to rich orange with pink-red shades. Insignificant flowers. Tolerates trimming and clipping. Size: 4-5' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8.

CORDYLINE 'Design-a-Line Burgundy', Torbay, Cabbage or Cornish Palm CORDYLINE 'Design-a-Line Burgundy'
Torbay, Cabbage or Cornish Palm

Shrub: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. This is a new clump forming Cordyline. Tight dense habit, similar to a Phormium. Great container plant. Foliage color: weeping burgundy. Established plants have fragrant white flowers in summer. Garden size: 3' x 3'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Prefers good drainage. Fairly drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. USDA Z8. PPAF

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE 'Purple Dazzler' (syn. C. fruticosa cv., C. stricta 'Dark Purple')
Torbay, Cabbage Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. A stunning indoor, patio or tripical garden specimen with shiny purple-black leaves. Provides nice contrast with light colored walls and bright colored foliage plants. Long, strappy leaves are 2 inches wide and 18 inches long and arch to create a fountain-like look. Drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. Bloom color: violet. Ht: 3-8 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: part shade. Protect from frost. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE australis 'Paso Doble' (Dancing Series)
Torbay Palm

Subtropical Tree: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Coastal tolerant. Colorful, strap-like foliage are a mix of brilliant pink with dark purple variegation. Great border, bedding and container plant. Blooms: insignificant, creamy white. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Prefers good drainage. Drought tolerant but is lusher with regular water. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. PP #29,714

Photo unavailable CORDYLINE terminalis 'Chocolate Queen'
Ti Plant, Palm Lily, Hawaiian Good Luck Plant

Subtropical tree: Evergreen. Deer and rabbit resistant. Beautiful variegated green leaves streaked heavily with cream and white, as leaves mature they become flushed with chocolate purple and deep red. Good border, container and houseplant. Bloom color: white, pink. Ht: 18-24 inches. Width 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9

COREOPSIS 'Desert Coral', Tickseed COREOPSIS 'Desert Coral'

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. A desert sunset on a stem! Dwarf, mounding habit, continuous flowers cover the old flowers so rapidly that it never has a rest period. Good cut flower, container, border, ground cover and edging plant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: peach & coral-red. Size: 9-11" x 14". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6

COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull', Fluted Tickseed COREOPSIS 'Jethro Tull'
Fluted Tickseed

Perennial: Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant. A cross between 'Zamphir' and 'Early Sunrise', it has broader fluted petals, a compact habit and an extended flowering season. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 12-18". Width: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z5. PP#18789.

COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana', Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed COREOPSIS auriculata 'Nana'
Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Dwarf Coreopsis, Tickseed

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover, edging and container plant. Seeds attracts birds, flowers attract bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: orange yellow. Size: 6" x 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.


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