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Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud'
Spikes of small white flowers over mounds of mint-scented foliage.
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Caltha palustris var alba
White form of marsh marigold. Single flowers with yellow centres over mound of round leaves.
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Camassia quamash (syn esculenta)
Rich, dark purple-blue flowers with bright yellow stamens. Borders or in rough grass.
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Campanula persicifolia 'Blue Bloomers'
Large, double blue flowers on upright stems.
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Campanula persicifolia 'Cornish Mist'
Lovely, pale grey-blue, bell-shaped flowers.
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 Campanula persicifolia Cornish Mist
Campanula trachelium 'Bernice'
Double, deep violet-blue flowers. Upright habit.
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Campanula trachelium 'Purple Break'
Long heads of purple-violet bells.
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Campanula trachelium var Alba
Spires of white bells.
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Canna indica 'Tropicanna Gold'
Wide leaves striped with bands of green and gold. Brilliant yellow-orange flowers in summer. Protect from frost.
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Cardamine quinquefolia
Pretty, bright pink flowers.
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Catananche caerulea
Known as Cupid's Dart. Branched sprays of large, dark-centred, lavender-blue daisies over grassy leaves. Flowers can be dried.
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Cautleya spicata
Member of ginger family. Orange-yellow spikes with red bracts.
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Centaurea montana 'Grandiflora'
Deep violet-blue cornflowers with purple centres. Deadhead for second flush of flowers.
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Cephalaria gigantea
Giant scabious. Large, pale yellow flowers.
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Low-growing herbaceous perennial with spreading roots. Clusters of rich blue flowers. Leaves turn red or purple in autumn.
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Cerinthe major var. purpurascens
Tubular yellow and purple flowers with purple bracts. Attractive blue-green leaves. Annual.
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Chelone oblique syn alba
Upright stems of large, white, hooded flowers.
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Chiastophyllum oppositifolium 'Jim's Pride'
Cream-edged evergreen foliage. Arching chains of yellow flowers. Mat-forming.
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Chionodoxa forbesii 'Blue Giant'
Bright blue, starry flowers with large white centre.
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Chrysanthemum 'Clara Curtis'
Sprays of single, clear pink flowers.
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 Chrysanthemum Clara Curtis
Chrysanthemum 'Mary Stoker'
Sprays of soft apricot-yellow flowers.
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 Chrysanthemum Mary Stoker
Chrysanthemum 'Nantyderry Sunshine'
Sprays of small, bright yellow, semi pom-pom flowers. Easy.
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 Chrysanthemum Nantyderry Sunshine
Chrysanthemum 'Mei-Kyo'
Late-flowering hardy chrysanthemum. Mid pink, double pompons. Upright form.
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 Chrysanthemum Mei-Kyo
Chrysanthemum 'Chelsea Physic Garden'
Upright, double, dusky orange-red flowers with bronze reverse.
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Chrysoplenium macrophyllum
White-tinged green flowers - a bit like shaving brushes! Increases by sending out runners.
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Cirsium 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'
Not really blue but with deep purple thistle-like flowers on tall stems over rosettes of leaves.
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Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
Large, deep pink thistle heads Sun or part shade. Prefers some moisture.
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Claytonia sibirica f albiflora
Pretty ground cover. New leaves are bronzed and glossy. White flowers.
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Convallaria majalis var rosea
Pink lily-of-the-valley. Scented flowers. Easy.
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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Heliot'
Single, deep yellow flowers with ragged edges and red markings at base of petals.
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 Coreopsis grandiflora Heliot
Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora'
Long-lasting yellow daisy-like flowers over neat bushes of fine wiry leaves.
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 Coreopsis verticillata Grandiflora
Corydalis 'Tory MP'
Bright blue flowers over ferny foliage. Easy and vigorous.
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 Corydalis Tory MP
Corydalis 'Sylvia's Castle Haven'
Navy blue flowers over ferny foliage.
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Corydalis solida 'Beth Evans'
Pink flowers over ferny, blue-grey foliage.
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 Corydalis solida Beth Evans
Corydalis solida 'George Baker'
Tuberous, herbaceous perennial. Deep brick-red flowers over grey-green foliage.
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Corydalis temulifolia 'Chocolate Stars'
Bronze foliage with speckled white edges emerges in winter. Pale lavender flowers.
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Crocosmia 'Emily MacKenzie'
Large, dusky orange flowers with dark red centres.
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Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'
Rich, egg-yolk yellow buds opening to a brighter yellow inside. Large flowers.
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