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Lilac to rich purple flowers with glossy bluish-lilac fruit. Plants can be 6 to 10 ft. Best in sun.

Callicarpa bodinieri

Bodinier Beautyberry

Evergreen shrub 8 x 8. Red buds in spring, greenish-yellow brushes in summer. Sun to partial shade. Zone 8-9.

Callistemon viridiflorus

Green Bottlebrush

Offers a full season of color, morphing from gold in spring, orange in summer then red in winter. Evergreen 2' x 4'. Sun. Zone 5-9.

Calluna vulgaris 'Robert Chapman'

Robert Chapman Heather

Dark blue-violet flowers on creeping stems to 6 inches. Nice ground cover for sun to part shade.

Campanula linifolia

Purple Bell Flower

Bright scarlet flowers on purple-tinged, shiny foliage. To 6 ft. Half-hardy perennial. Sun.

Canna warscewiczii

Costa Rician Canna

Creeping, evergreen woodlander with cupped, white flowers from April to July. Grows 6" x 12". Prefers damp gardens, but will tolerate dry. Zone 5-7.

Cardamine trifolia

European Bittercress

Evergreen and gold clumping grass to 10 inches. Nice in containers or mass plantings. Best in sun to part shade. Zone 6-8.

Carex aureo 'Variegata'

Golden Sedge

Evergreen with golden edges on very dwarf sedge. Puffed, fluffy flowers sit above the blades. Partial Sun. Well-drained soil. Zone 5-7.

Carex conica 'Hime Kanasugi'

Variegated Japanese Sedge

Japanese sedge with golden green foliage and fountain form. To 15 inches. Nice year-round interest. Best in Sun. Zone 5 to 9.

Carex dolichostachya 'Gold Fountains'

Kaga Brocade Sedge

Bright silver and green variegated foliage clumps. Attractive flower heads. To 10 inches. Sun to partial shade. Zone 5 to 9.

Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptr'

Silver Sedge

Freely flowering shrub with golden-yellow, cup-shaped flowers in spring to autumn. Prune after flowers. Sunny sheltered spot.

Cassia corymbosa 'Yellow Cups'

Buttercup Bush

Dark red snake tongue-like bracts, two-lipped yellow flowers. Then followed by dark red fruits to reveal blue fleshy seed bed. Shade.

Cautleya spicata 'Robusta'

Hardy Exotic Ginger

Light blue rounded flowers in clusters on mounding evergreen foliage. Drought tolerant. 2x6 ft. Best in Sun. Zone 7.

Ceanothus gloriosus exaltatus 'Emily Brown'

California Lilac

Creamy-yellow scabiosa-type flowers on 3- 4 ft. tall stems in late summer thru autumn. Good for cutting. Sun.

Cephalaria leucantha 'Ivory Cream'

Ivory Cephalaria

Slow-growing evergreen 5 ft. x 5 ft, drought tolerant. Showy, edible 1 inch fruit. Sun to partial shade. Zone 6-9.

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Duke's Garden'

Japanese Plum-Yew

Lovely red, heart-shaped foliage with red to yellow fall color. Slow growing, to 40 ft. Best in sun.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsura tree

White flowers with a pink flush. The stems, leaves and thorns are all twisted. A lovely specimen. Sun.

Chaenomeles japonica 'Contorta'

Contorted Quince

Lilac-blue, yellow-throated snap flowers on round-leaved tumbling foliage. Late spring into summer. Great for rock gardens. Sun.

Chaenorrhinum origanifolium 'Blue Dreams'

Dwarf Snapdragon

Apple-scented foliage with pale rosy-pink sterile flowers. Full sun to partial shade. Zones 6-9.

Chaerophyllum hirsutum 'Roseum'

Hairy Chervil

Ever-blue tree pyramidal shape 15 to 20 ft. Best in sun. Zones 5-7.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Blue Surprise'

Port Orford Blue Cedar

Evergreen shrub 3 to 4 ft across and high. Slow growth. Best in sun. Zone 4-8.

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis'

Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

Rich rosy-pink spikes of snapdragon-like flowers on 1-2 ft. plants. Late summer bloom time. Best in sun.

Chelone obliqua

Turtle Head

Bluish triangular foliage with bright red edible berries. Annual, but reseeds freely. Best in sun.

Chenopodium foliosum

Strawberry Sticks

Blue flowers from July to Sept. grows to 30 inches. Nice cut flower for sunny, well-drained soil. Zone 2-9.

Cichorium intybus var intybus

Chicory

A compact, evergreen shrub with enormous satin-white blooms up to 4 inches across. 1 to 2 1/2 ft. tall.

Cistus palhinhae

St. Vincent Rock Rose

White flowers on deep purple foliage to 24 in. Shrubby habit. Full sun partial shade. Zone 2-9.

Clematis recta 'Purpurea '

Purple Clematis

Star-shaped jasmine-scented, white blossoms. Followed by turquoise and purple fruit. Deciduous shrub or small tree. 10 ft. Sun to partial shade.

Clerodendron trichotomum

Harlequin Glorybower, Peanut Butter Bush

Indoor bright and colorful hanging plant. Enjoys a well-lit location and room to spread. Keep indoors.

Columnea gloriosa

Goldfish Plant

White flowers in early spring, white stripes on 8-12 inch green foliage. Spreads through rhizomes. Best in shade. Zone 7.

Convallaria majalis 'Albostriata'

Lily of the Valley

Silvery foliage with white 2 inch flowers. Trailing shrub to 2 ft. Best in sun. Zone 6-8.

Convolvulus cneorum

Silver Bush

Blue flowers on rounded green foliage. Great for containers or rockery. Sun. Zone 6-8.

Convolvulus sabatius

Blue Glory

Ever-gold and green foliage on wiry stems can be trained as hedge or shrub. 3x5 ft. wide/ tall. Tolerates dry soil. Sun. Zone 7-8.

Coprosma 'Beatson's Gold'

Variegated Mirror Plant

Bright yellow foliage on red stems. Can grow to 10 ft. high by 10 ft. wide. Prune to keep smaller. Moist well-drained soil. Best in sun. Zone 6-8.

Cornus alba 'Aurea'

Golden Leaf Red Twig Dogwood

An effective choice for the landscape with its pale green and white foliage and red stems. 5-6 ft tall and wide. Sun to partial shade.

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Variegated Red Twig Dogwood

Showy white flowers and red fruit that follows. Wide spreading shrub or small tree. Not susceptible to anthracnose. Sun or partial shade.

Cornus kousa 'Chinensis'

Chinese Kousa Dogwood

Yellow flowers in Feb-March followed by edible fruit. 15 to 20 ft. Zones 4-8.

Cornus mas

Cornelian Cherry

Star-like yellow flowers on delicate silvery foliage. Great for containers! Full sun and well drained soil.

Corokia cotoneaster

New Zealand Corokia

Ever-silvery, rounded foliage with upside-down flowers. Sandy, rocky soils. 5' x 5'. Leaves can be used for tea. Zone 9. Sun.

Correa alba

Australian White Correa

Attractive purple foliage with fragrant purple-blue flowers. Early spring and will rebloom in fall. Partial shade, moist soil.

Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'

Purple-leaved Blue Bleeding heart

Handsome, bold silver foliage cluster grows to 3 feet. White flowers in bunches set above foliage. Full sun. Well-drained soil.

Crambe maritima

Sea Kale

Attractive, indoor, easy care plant. Grows at a moderate rate. Low water. Sun or very bright spot.

Crassula argentea

Jade Plant

Delicate golden foliage on multi-stemmed small tree, which remains gold throughout the year. Best in sun to partial shade. Zones 6-9.

Cryptomeria japonica elegans 'Aurea'

Golden Japanese Cedar

Very decorative bronze foliage to 16 inches. Entirely edible. Well drained soil. Hardy. Zone 4-9. Sun.

Cryptotaenia japonica f. atropurpurea

Purple-leaved Japanese Parsley

Hardy, evergreenish blue, pyramidal to pendulous tree. Use as specimen. Nice texture. Slow to medium growth. Best in sun.

Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca'

Blue Chinafir

Bright red flowers with white tip that keep blooming through fall. Bright green foliage to 3 ft. Native to Mexico. Zone 8-9. Sun.

Cuphea ignea

Firecracker Plant

Native tree, enjoys moist soil and drainage. Long-lived and slow growing. Sun.

Cupressus nootkatensis

Yellow Alaska Cedar

Shades of pink to purple flowers sit above heart-shaped spotted foliage in early spring. Sun to shade. Zone 3-9.

Cyclamen coum

Persian Violet