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Caladium "Carolyn Wharton"
Green and rose leaves with red veins. Frost tender, tuberous perennial for the tropical border or pot.
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 Caladium Carolyn Wharton
Caladium "Frieda Hemple"
Large, heart-shaped, red-pink leaves with green edges. Frost tender, tuberous perennial for tropical border or pot.
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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 "Royal Wave"
Upward-facing, violet-blue, cup-shaped flowers with white centres. Neat habit.
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 Campanula Royal Wave
Campanula glomerata "Caroline"
Very large, lilac-blue flower heads on sturdy stems. Upright habit.
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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 poscharskyana
Spreading stems bearing large, light violet-blue flowers. Vigorous.
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Campanula rapunculoides
Spikes of lilac-blue, bell-shaped flowers.
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 Campanula rapunculoides
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 "Durban"
Attractive, dark purple, striped foliage. Bright orange flowers.
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Cardamine quinquefolia
Pretty, bright pink flowers.
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Cautleya gracilis (syn lutea)
Member of ginger family. Yellow flower spikes with red bracts.
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Cautleya spicata
Member of ginger family. Orange-yellow spikes with red bracts.
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Cenolophium denudatum
Attractive deeply-cut foliage looks good all year. Sprays of tiny white flowers.
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Centaurea "John Coutts"
Mauve-pink flowers.
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Centaurea bella
Dainty pink flowers over silver foliage. Good over edge of low walls or front of border.
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Centaurea montana "Grandiflora"
Deep violet-blue cornflowers with purple centres. Deadhead for second flush of flowers.
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Centaurea montana "Parham"
Large, lavender flowers over grey-green leaves.
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Centaurea orientalis
Masses of large, yellow thistle-like flowers.
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 Centaurea orientalis
Cephalaria gigantea
Giant scabious. Large, pale yellow flowers.
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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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Cerotostigma plumbaginoides
Low-growing herbaceous perennial with spreading roots. Clusters of rich blue flowers. Leaves turn red or purple in autumn.
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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 luciliae "Rose Queen"
Large, starry, white-centred, violet-rose flowers.
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 Chionodoxa luciliae Rose Queen
Chondropetalum tectorum
Evergreen, rush-like perennial. Dark brown spikes.
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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 "Lady in Pink"
Hardy chrysanthemum. Single, pale pink flowers.
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 Chrysanthemum Lady in Pink
Chrysoplenium macrophyllum
White-tinged green flowers - a bit like shaving brushes! Increases by sending out runners.
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Cichorium intybus "Roseum"
Rose-pink flowers on tall stems in late summer.
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 Cichorium intybus Roseum
Cichorium intybus alba
White Chicory. Long branched spikes of pure white flowers over a long period.
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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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Claytonia virginica
Pink to white flowers.
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Commelina coelestis
Small clusters of brilliant blue flowers.
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Coniogramme japonica "'Flavomaculata'"
Branched, ribbon-shaped fronds highlighted with horizontal yellow-green bands, most pronounced in new growth.
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Convallaria majalis var rosea
Pink lily-of-the-valley. Scented flowers. Easy.
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Coreopsis lanceolata "Walter"
Dwarf form, producing long succession of golden, daisy-like flowers with wine-red centres.
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 Coreopsis lanceolata Walter
Corydalis "Tory MP"
Bright blue flowers over ferny foliage. Easy and vigorous.
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Corydalis "Sylvia's Castle Haven"
Navy blue flowers over ferny foliage.
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Corydalis solida
Grey-green, ferny foliage. Pink-purple flowers.
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Corydalis solida "Beth Evans"
Pink flowers over ferny, blue-grey foliage.
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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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Crambe cordifolia
Branched sprays of small, scented white flowers over large, dark green leaves.
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Crocosmia "Emily MacKenzie"
Large, dusky orange flowers with dark red centres.
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Crocosmia "George Davison"
Upright, light gold, freesia-like flowers. Clump-forming.
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Crocosmia "Lucifer"
Sprays of brilliant red flowers on upright stems.
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Crocosmia "Sunglow"
New introduction. Large, bright golden-yellow flowers.
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Crocosmia masoniorum
Long, branched sprays of upward-facing, brilliant orange-red flowers on stems.
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Cyclamen hederifolium "Amaze Me"
Pure white flowers. Silvered dark green foliage.
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Cynara cardunculus "Cardoon"
Known as Globe Artichoke or Cardoon. Huge silver-grey leaves, stout stems topped by enormous prickly purple thistle-heads.
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