Garden Plants and Flowers
Beginning with the letter 'C'
Flowers starting with C includes -
Shrubs; perennials; bulbs; annuals; herbs; trees; grasses,
flowers. All members Plantae
Calamagrostis One of the ornamental grasses
with good late summer and autumn flowers/seedheads.
The Slipper flower or Pouch flower for indoor or outdoor use as a
- The English or Pot marigold. Unlike the French marigolds, it will
regenerate itself for ever more by way of self-seeding.
- Spectacular purple seed clusters on deciduous shrub.
; Callisia; Callistemon; Callistephus; Calluna; Caltha;
- Great spiked flowers from bulbs that can be planted in meadow ot
wild garden situation.
- Hardiest and most dependable of the winter flowering shrubs if you
take a few precautions.
Mauve Crocus planted in lawn |
- A right tear-away climber with bright orange
- The Indian Shot plant - grows from bulbs and is summer flowering
with impressive foliage.
- The giant lily - so spectacular - must have!
- Wide range of ornamental grasses - sure to please for late summer
and autumn display.
Carpenteria; Carpinus; Carthamus; Caryopteris; Castanea; Catalpa;
Catananche; Ceanothus; Cedrus; Celastrus; Celosia; Centaurea;
Centranthus; Cephalaria; Cerastium; Ceratostigma; Cercidophyllum;
Cercis; Cestrum; Chaenomeles; Chamaecyparis; Chimonanthus; Chionanthus;
- Bulbs of the same family of the Hyacinths and Scillas. One variety
has the purest blue you will find.
Beloved by Herb growers, but also worth planting at from of most
borders for the flower show of small pompoms.
- Mexican Orange Blossom - but also with marvelous aromatic foliage
Chrysanthemum; Chusquea; Cimcifuga; Circium; Cissus; Cistus;
Cladanthus; Cladrastis; Clarkia;
Clerodendrum; Clethra; Clianthus; Cobaea;
Colchicum autumnale - Autumn flowering crocus
- Not to be confused with Saffron which have edible flowers.
Cochicum is dangerous if ingested.
- A very unusual shrub with no or little foliage as such, but masses
of spikes and thorns. Intruder proofs do not come any better.
- Lily of the Valley - a good shade lover - damp or dry.
; Convolvulus; Coprosma; Cordyline; Coreopsis;
Cortaderia - The bloved - or hated - Pampas
- Unusual flowers with attractive foliage. The blue one is stunning.
Corylopsis; Corylis; Cosmos;
obovatus - americanus - Autumn floage colour is the draw, but the
flowering period gives it the common name the the Smoke Bush.
- Berries everywhere but also spectacular in flowers. Tall, short,
spreading or upright. One to cater for every taste.
Crambe; Crataegus; Crinodendron; Crinum;
- May be better known as Montbretia by some, but normally listed as
Crocosmia. Almost any colour available and good late flowering
- Needs little by way of introduction, but needs careful choices!
; Crosandra; Cryptomeria; Ctenanthe; Cuphea; Cupressus; Curcuma;
Cydonia; Cynara; Cyperus; Cytisus: