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Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata' is a variegated calamint that forms fragrant, upright, bushy mounds with rose-pink flowers.
Tolerant of dry sites, Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud' has masses of white flowers atop aromatic foliage. Exceptionally long-blooming.
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta is a vigorous bloomer with clouds of light blue flowers from summer to fall. Flowers and foliage are aromatic.
Callirhoe involucrata is an extremely showy, midwestern US native with luscious, glowing, magenta flowers with white centres.
Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody' is a gorgeous true blue BC native with starry lily-like flowers atop variegated foliage with white edges.
Camassia quamash 'Orion' is a gorgeous selection of our true blue BC native with starry flowers on tall spires.
Camellia sinensis 'Large Leaf' is a tea plant from China that produces abundance of shoots to harvest from.
Camellia sinensis 'Small Leaf' is grown in Japan and produces a mild flavoured tea.
Camellia sinensis var. assamica is grown in Northern India and produces robust teas like black tea, oolong, and pu-erh. Flowers are fragrant and white.
'Freya' is a mid-sized Campanula with clusters of star-shaped, lilac-purple flowers in early summer.
Cardamine angustata (syn. Dentaria heterophylla) a good hellebore companion w/ clusters of small white to pink flowers in early to mid spring.
Cardamine concatenata (syn. Dentaria laciniata) is a mustard relative with clusters of small, white to pink, four-petaled flowers in early spring.
Cardamine diphylla is a cute wintergreen groundcover with clusters of small, white, four-petaled flowers in spring popular with bees and butterflies.
Caryopteris Grand Blue produces masses or rich blue flowers which delight humans and bees and butterflies alike.
Masses or rich blue flowers atop dramatic silver foliage.
Ceanothus 'Lemon Ice' is a hardy, upright, evergreen shrub with variegated green/yellow foliage and fragrant blue blossoms.
Centaurea montana, the perennial bachelor's button, is a cottage garden classic with feathery, royal blue flowers with dark pink centres.
The ornamental buds of Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’ burst into flower with silky, pure white petals that radiate in a starburst from deep royal purple centres.
Centranthus ruber has long-lasting magenta-pink to reddish pink flowers over bluish foliage.
A beautiful white turtlehead for late summer. Chelone glabra has strong upright stems and grows in a range of light conditions.