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Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud'
Spikes of small white flowers over mounds of mint-scented foliage.
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Caltha palustris var alba
White form of marsh marigold. Single flowers with yellow centres over mound of round leaves.
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Camassia quamash 'Orion'
Deep violet-blue flowers in early summer. Summer dormant. Good for naturalising.
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 Camassia quamash Orion
Camassia quamash (syn esculenta)
Rich, dark purple-blue flowers with bright yellow stamens. Borders or in rough grass.
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Campanula persicifolia 'Blue Bloomers'
Large, double blue flowers on upright stems.
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Campanula trachelium 'Bernice'
Double, deep violet-blue flowers. Upright habit.
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 Campanula trachelium Bernice
Canna 'Tropicanna Black'
Large, nearly black leaves. Scarlet flowers. Protest from frost.
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 Canna Tropicanna Black
Canna 'Wyoming'
Strong-growing with large, deep bronze-purple leaves and very large, vivid orange flowers.
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Canna indica 'Tropicanna Gold'
Wide leaves striped with bands of green and gold. Brilliant yellow-orange flowers in summer. Protect from frost.
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Cardamine quinquefolia
Pretty, bright pink flowers.
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Carex trifida ''Rekohu Sunrise''
Rosettes of creamy, yellow-edged, blue-green foliage. Long catkins on arching stems. Evergreen. Dislikes wet conditions.
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 Carex trifida 'Rekohu Sunrise'
Catananche caerulea
Known as Cupid's Dart. Branched sprays of large, dark-centred, lavender-blue daisies over grassy leaves. Flowers can be dried.
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 Catananche caerulea
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Cautleya spicata
Member of ginger family. Orange-yellow spikes with red bracts.
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Cenolophium denudatum
Attractive deeply-cut foliage looks good all year. Sprays of tiny white flowers.
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 Cenolophium denudatum
Centaurea montana 'Grandiflora'
Deep violet-blue cornflowers with purple centres. Deadhead for second flush of flowers.
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Cephalaria gigantea
Giant scabious. Large, pale yellow flowers.
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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Low-growing herbaceous perennial with spreading roots. Clusters of rich blue flowers. Leaves turn red or purple in autumn.
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Chelone obliqua
Known as 'Turtle Head' due to shape of pink flowers.
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Chelone obliqua var alba
Upright stems of large, white, hooded flowers. Attractive to bees and butterflies.
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Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant'
Pink, starry flowers with large white centre.
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 Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chrysanthemum 'Clara Curtis'
Sprays of single, clear pink flowers.
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 Chrysanthemum Clara Curtis
Chrysanthemum 'Mary Stoker'
Sprays of soft apricot-yellow flowers.
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 Chrysanthemum Mary Stoker
Chrysanthemum 'Nantyderry Sunshine'
Sprays of small, bright yellow, semi pom-pom flowers. Easy.
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 Chrysanthemum Nantyderry Sunshine
Chrysanthemum 'Chelsea Physic Garden'
Upright, double, dusky orange-red flowers with bronze reverse.
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Cichorium intybus 'Roseum'
Rose-pink flowers on tall stems in late summer.
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 Cichorium intybus Roseum
Cichorium intybus 'Roseum'
Chicory. Tall stems with long branched spikes of rose-pink flowers over a long period. Middle or back of border.
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 Cichorium intybus Roseum
Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'
Large, deep pink thistle heads Sun or part shade. Prefers some moisture.
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Claytonia sibirica f albiflora
Pretty ground cover. New leaves are bronzed and glossy. White flowers.
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 Claytonia sibirica f albiflora
Claytonia virginica
Pale pink flowers. Hardy, dwarf plant from North America.
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 Claytonia virginica
Convallaria majalis var rosea
Pink lily-of-the-valley. Scented flowers. Easy.
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Coronilla emerus
Medium shrub. Yellow pea flowers.
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 Coronilla emerus
Corydalis 'Tory MP'
Bright blue flowers over ferny foliage. Easy and vigorous.
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 Corydalis Tory MP
Corydalis solida 'Beth Evans'
Pink flowers over ferny, blue-grey foliage.
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 Corydalis solida Beth Evans
Crocosmia 'Zeal Tan'
Large, deep orange-red flowers over dark green leaves - later than most crocosmias.
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Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'
Rich, egg-yolk yellow buds opening to a brighter yellow inside. Large flowers.
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