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Photo unavailable CAULIFLOWER 'Snowball Y'
Organic Heirloom Cauliflower

Heirloom-Introduced in 1947 by Ferry Morse, Snowball Y offers smooth, tight curds on deep 6-7” white heads that are very flavorful. Dwarf plants have erect outer leaves that offer good sun protection. Cauliflower is a good source of vitamins A and C and has a low fat content. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 70 days) (Brassica oleracea ‘Snowball Y’)

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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')

CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague', Chamomile CHAMAEMELUM nobile 'Treneague'
Chamomile

Evergreen perennial: Deer, clay & drought tolerant. This is the non-flowering variety. Good ground cover, rock garden, border, pot & edging plant. Can use as a lawn substitute. Foliage has a very sweet fragrance when crushed or walked on. Size: 3-12" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. ANTHEMIS nobilis 'Treneague').

Photo unavailable CHAMOMILE 'German'
Organic Chamomile

Chamomile leaves and flowers may be used fresh or dried and are best when picked the day they open. Flowers can be picked for several months. Leaving the last flowers to set seed usually allows the plant to self sow the next year. Annual Herb. Height: 8-24”. Width: 6-12”. Bloom time: late spring. Bloom color: white with yellow center. Exposure: sun to part shade. (Matricaria recutita syn. M. chamomilla, Chamomilla recutita)

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