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100+ Plants and Flowers that Start with “C”

Check out our database of flowers and plants that start with "C". Include key info such as sun and water requirements, soil pH, hardiness zones and more.

Creeping Liriope (Liriope Spicata)

creeping liriope_Liriope spicata

  • Common Name: Creeping Liriope
  • Scientific Name: Liriope Spicata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 4.5 to 6
  • Flower Color: Lavander
  • Special Characteristics: Showy Flowers, Tolerates deer, Tolerates Rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 9″ to 18″
  • Sun: Full sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia Procumbent)

18 Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia Procumbent)

  • Common Name: Creeping Zinnia
  • Scientific Name: Sanvitalia Procumbent
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Moderate moisture to Dry
  • Soil PH: 5.5 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Orange, Pink,Purple,Red,White,Yellow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Culvers Root (Veronicastrum Virginicum)

Culver's root_Veronicastrum virginicum

  • Common Name: Culvers Root
  • Scientific Name: Veronicastrum Virginicum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: White, Pale blue, Pale Violet
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 48″ to 84″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Herb

Cushion Spurge (Euphorbia polychroma)

cushion-spurge_Euphorbia-polychroma

  • Common Name: Cushion spurge
  • Scientific Name: Euphorbia polychroma
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow bracts
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata “Hortensia”)

cutleaf coneflower_Rudbeckia laciniata 'Hortensia'

  • Common Name: Cutleaf coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia laciniata “Hortensia”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1-8.5
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 60-84″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Cutleaf Coneflower (Rudbeckia Laciniata)

cutleaf coneflower_Rudbeckia laciniata

  • Common Name: Cutleaf Coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia Laciniata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Moderate Moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, Tolerates deer, Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24″ to 108″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Cypress spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias)

cypress spurge_Euphorbia cyparissias

  • Common Name: Cypress spurge
  • Scientific Name: Euphorbia cyparissias
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 5.6 to 7
  • Flower Color: Yellow aging to red
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 9-18′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

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