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CAROLINA CHERRY - CARPET ROSE - CARROTWOOD TREE

CEANOTHUS - CHINESE ELM TREE - CHINESE FLAME TREE

CHINESE PISTACHE TREE - CITRUS TREE - CORAL BELLS

COREOPSIS - COTONEASTER - CREEPING FIG

CREEPING RED FESCUE - CREEPING THYME

CREPE MYRTLE - CUPHEA

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 CALIFORNIA PEPPER TREE

Botanical Name: Schinus Molle

Specs: Evergreen; fast growth to 40’ tall and wide; very hardy, thrives in poor conditions, with little water; gnarled trunk w/ graceful, weeping branches; can be pruned as a hedge; excellent as screening or on a slope; can produce messy litter in lawn areas.

 

 CALLA LILLY

Botanical Name: Zantedeschia hybrid

Specs: Perennial; evergreen in mild climates, deciduous where winters are cold; many colors available; tolerates most soils, can even grow in bogs.

 

 CAMELLIA

Botanical Name: Camellia japonica

Specs: Shrub; evergreen; small tree, large shrub, but variable 6-12' tall; many varieties w/different blooming seasons; grows best with eastern exposure in deep rich soil and good drainage.

 

 CAMPHOR TREE

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora

Specs: Evergreen; slower growth to 20’; rounded head, strong structure, heavy trunk; foliage is light yellow green, more bronzy in winter; leaves are aromatic when crushed; tolerates dry soil, need excellent drainage; tiny, fragrant flowers in May.

 

 CANDYTUFT

Botanical Name: Iberis Sempervirens

Specs: Groundcover; evergreen; 8”-16” tall; clusters of pure white flowers bloom early Spring to June, can bloom year round in milder areas.

   

 CAPE PLUMBAGO

Botanical Name: Plumbago Auriculata

Specs:
Shrub; semievergreen; mounding bush to 6’ tall and 8’ wide; fresh looking, light green leaves; masses of 1” wide clear blue flowers blooms March to December; needs little care; deer proof.

 

 CAROLINA CHERRY

Botanical Name:
Prunus caroliniana

Specs: Shrub or tree; evergreen; well branched, dense foliage can be sheared or used as screen;  trees can grow to 35’;  quite drought tolerant once established.

 

 CARPET ROSE

Botanical Name: Rosa

Specs:
Shrub; deciduous; prolific bloomer; full sun; 2.5’ tall, 3’ wide.

 

 CARROTWOOD TREE

Botanical Name: Cupaniopsis anacardiodes

Specs:
Tree; evergreen; slow to moderate growth rate to 40’; an attractive, clean, well behaved tree; excellent lawn, patio or street tree; fragrant greenish-white flowers; tolerates hot dry winds; needs ample water and good drainage.

 

 CEANOTHUS

Botanical Name: Ceanothus

Specs: Shrub, small tree, even groundcover; mostly evergreen; spring flowers; does not like wet soil; usually flowers in the spring; use locally tested varieties; ‘Sierra Blue’ grows very fast to 10’ tall and wide, bright blue flowers in spring; ‘Ray Hartman’ can grow to 20’ tall and wide, easily trained as a small tree, medium blue flowers; ‘Dark Star’ to 5’ tall and 10’ wide, very dense dark green leaves and pale blue flowers; ‘Carmel Creeper’ is 2’ tall and can spread 15’ wide, excellent groundcover, light blue flowers.

 

 CHINESE ELM TREE

Botanical Name: Ulmus Parvifolia

Specs:
Evergreen or deciduous according to winter temperatures; fast growth to 40’ tall w/ 50’ spread; long arching branches; not bothered by pests; great street tree.

 

 CHINESE FLAME TREE

Botanical Name: Koelreuteria Bipinnata

Specs:
Deciduous; moderate growth to 30’; spreading, flat top; flowers turn into showy 2” capsules in late summer and fall and hang in large clusters; roots deep, non invasive.

 

 CHINESE PISTACHE TREE

Botanical Name: Pistacia Chinensis

Specs:
Deciduous; moderate growth to 50’ tall; not fussy to soil but prefers ample water during hot months; foliage turns brilliant in the fall; excellent tree for street or lawn.

 

 CITRUS TREE

Botanical Name: Citrus

Specs: Evergreen; valued for fruit; dark green foliage, fragrant flowers; needs full sun, ample water, good drainage, regular feeding; many varieties to choose from; ‘Improved Meyer Lemon’, to 12’ tall and wide, constantly covered w/ white flowers, plenty of ripe fruit year round; ‘Washington Navel’, standard grows to 20’, dwarf to 8’, bears fruit December to February; ‘Bearss Lime’, to 15’ tall, drops leaves in winter, some fruit all year; ‘Clementine Tangerines’, to 12’ tall, ripens November-December, fruit stays on the tree for months; ‘Marsh Grapefruit’, seedless, large yellow fruit ripens 18 months after bloom, standard tree can grow to 30’ tall or dwarf stock to 15’;

 

 CORAL BELLS

Botanical Name: Heuchera Sanguinea

Specs: Perennial; evergreen; clumps of round leaves; small bell shaped red/coral flowers on 20” slender stems; use as edging, groundcover or massed; light shade in hot areas.

 

 COREOPSIS

Botanical Name: Coreopsis Grandiflora

Specs:
Perennial; grows to 15” high, spreading to 3’; yellow/orange flowers; deer proof.

 

 COTONEASTER

Botanical Name: Cotoneaster (Apiculatus or Dammeri)

Specs: Shrubs and groundcover; evergreen and deciduous; multiple varieties, vigorous growth w/ little or no maintenance; tolerates poor soil conditions; most varieties have small white flowers and small red fruit; ‘dammeri’ grows only 6” high and forms a dense mat of bright green foliage; ’apiculatus’ to 4’ high and wide.

 

 CREEPING FIG

Botanical Name: Ficus Pumila

Specs:
Vine; evergreen; vigorous growing; attaches itself to wood, masonry, even metal surfaces; no limit to size and area it will cover over time; tiny delicate, heart shaped leaves; excellent hanging pot plant.

 

 CREEPING RED FESCUE

Botanical Name: Festuca Rubra

Specs:
Grass; fine blade; clumping and shade tolerant; make attractive meadow on slopes too steep to mow.

 

 CREEPING THYME

Botanical Name: Thymus Serpyllum or Praecox Arcticus

Specs:
Groundcover; evergreen; foliage heavily scented; forms flat mate w/ purplish white flowers; good for small areas or between stepping stones.

 

 CREPE MYRTLE

Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia Indica

Specs: Tree or shrub; deciduous; slow to leaf out in the Spring, but has long flowering period; full sun, water infrequently, but deeply; varieties/colors available are white, lavender, pink, dark rose-red, rosy-red.

 

 CUPHEA

Botanical Name: Cuphea Hyssopifolia

Specs:
Perennial; evergreen; mounding to 2’ tall w/ tiny purple flowers; sun or part shade.

 

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