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Cabbage, Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw.

Cabbage 'Flower of Spring', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Flower of Spring'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. Cabbage 'Offenham 2 - Flower of Spring' is a variety that can be grown as Spring or Autumn cropping of solid pointed heads. If sown in Spring in the greenhouse it can be harvested in Autumn. If sown in late Summer or Autumn, outdoors, can be harvested in Winter and Spring.

Cabbage 'Golden Acre', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Golden Acre'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. 'Golden Acre (primo (II)' bears firm, dense, medium sized ball-headed cabbages with good flavour, all through the summer.

Cabbage 'Greyhound', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Greyhound'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. 'Greyhound' is a popular variety that produces dense pointed heads. Usually sown in Spring for an Autumn harvest, but can also be sown in Autumn, for Spring greens.

Cabbage Head Agave, Agave parrasana

A. parrasana is a small sized agave. Often referred to as the Cabbage Head Agave, it has very short broad leaves that form into a tight, symmetrical, spherical rosette, shaped like a 'cabbage' 40-60 cm tall, 50-90 cm in diameter. It produces few or no offsets but can form small mounds in the pot or dotted across the landscape.

Cabbage 'January King 3', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'January King 3'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw.

Cabbage 'Kalibos', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Kalibos'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. 'Kalibos' is a red cabbage which makes a dense,pointed head, with few wasted outer leaves. It has high sugar content. This cabbage is for harvesting in late summer or Autumn

Cabbage 'Sir', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Sir'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. 'Sir' is a dense, round, ball-headed cabbage with good flavour. It has good weather resistance, without splitting, or bolting. Good eaten cooked or shredded raw into salads and coleslaws.

Cabbage 'Stonehead', Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Stonehead'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. 'Stonehead' produces medium sized round dense head, with a creamy colour heart, crisp texture, and weighing around 2 to 3 kilos (4 to 6 lbs). It is an excellent variety for a small plot, as it is compact, and can be grown closer together (12" apart) than bigger varieties.

Cabeza de Viejo, Mammillaria Marksiana

Mammillaria marksiana is a beautiful, yellow, spring-flowering cactus. An easily flowering species, but not a fast grower, that may make large clumps given the best conditions. Some plants will offset, and moderately large-sized clumps can be produced in a few years.

Cacaloxochitl or Suchitl, Plumeria rubra

Plumeria are tropical natives, and the fragrant flowers are used to make a traditional Hawaiian lei. The plants have thick stems, and the leaves are leathery. The 5-petalled flowers come in an array of colours. In cooler climates, plumeria are grown in containers, as they will not tolerate cold. They require a minimum of 6 hours of full sunlight a day in order to reach its potential in growth and flower quality. Rubra has flowers of shades of pink, white and yellow over the summer and autumn

Cacao Tree, Theobroma Cacao

Theobroma Cacao - Cacao Tree or Cocoa Tree - is an evergreen tree from which we get the basis of chocolate. The leaves are oblong with one end narrower than the other, and aboyut 20 cms. in length. Clusters of pinkish white flowers are borne on branches . The flowers have slender, pointed, recurving petals. Fruits up to 30cm long, yellow, brown and even purple in colour, usually with 10 ribs. The seeds are embedded in slimy pulp.

Cactus, Opuntia Subulata Montrose

The monstrose, is a dwarf form of Opuntia subulata, which can still grow to 2m in height and branches freely. The vestigial leaves are mid-green but turn pink in the cold. This dwarf form prefers morning sun.

Cactus, Cactus

Cacti occur in all shapes and sizes. They are extremely well adapted to drought and able to store water within the structure to ensure survival through dry periods. They can be found surviving in the driest places on the planet. Almost all cacti are succulents, and are often grown in greenhouses, particularly in regions unsuited to their cultivation outdoors. They can be grown in the ground or in suitable containers which means that they are suitable as houseplants, being tolerant of the often dry atmosphere. Potted cacti can be moved outside in the warm summer months.

Cactus, Strawflower Cactus

Straw flower cactus plants make a beautiful addition to any house. Upon first glance, they appear to be normal cacti with bright, vibrant flowers growing out of the top. However, the flowers are glued to the cacti and not an actual natural part of them. While the flowers are technically dead, they are still capable of opening and closing with moisture and temperature changes, which gives them the appearance of being alive. When properly cared for, a straw flower cactus can last several years.

Cactus mystax, Mammillaria Mystax

Mammillaria mystax is a single stemmed cactus which with age can offset to form loose clumps.The species is common in cultivation and produces a profusion of rose coloured flowers in a ring around the crown of the stem.

Cactus Orchid 'Whatta Dream', Epiphyllum hy. whatta dream

Epiphyllum (orchid cacti) are easy to grow houseplants. They produce spectacular flowers, which are usually fragrant. Height and spread Up to 3m (10ft) by 1m (3ft). They are epiphytic and often grown in hanging baskets to accommodate their long trailing stems, but can be grown in containers. Hardy to about 10°C (50°F), but require at least 15°C (60°F) during the growing season. 'Whatta Dream' sports a large bloom with coral pink and orange outer petals which overlap. Great grower and bloomer!

Cactus Ventula, Small Clumping Cactus

Cacti occur in all shapes and sizes. They are extremely well adapted to drought and able to store water within the structure to ensure survival through dry periods. They can be found surviving in the driest places on the planet. Almost all cacti are succulents, and are often grown in greenhouses, particularly in regions unsuited to their cultivation outdoors. They can be grown in the ground or in suitable containers which means that they are suitable as houseplants, being tolerant of the often dry atmosphere. Potted cacti can be moved outside in the warm summer months.

Cactus 'warasi' or 'warasii', Parodia warasii

Parodia is a genus of cactus that range from small globose plants to 1 m tall columnar plants. They are deeply ribbed and spiny, with single flowers. Some species produce offsets at the base. They are popular in cultivation, but must be grown indoors where temperatures fall below 10 °C. Parodia warsii is a short columnar cactus usually solitary or slowly clustering related to the well-known Parodia leninghausii and similar to Parodia magnifica but with bright green surface. Stems became tall and erect as it ages (up to 60 cm tall, 30 cm in diameter).

Caesalpinia pulcherrima syn. Caesalpinia lutea, Pride of Barbados

Caesalpinia are evergreen shrubs, trees or climbing shrubs with 2-pinnate leaves and terminal clusters of 5-petalled flowers that have protruding stamens. Caesalpinia pulcherrima - 'Peacock Flower' - is a thorny upright small tree or shrub, native to tropical USA, that has showy flowers in shades of yellow, fiery red, and orange and fern-like foliage.

Cairo Morning Glory, Ipomoea cairica

This is a vining perennial that has palmate leaves and large, lavender flowers with a purple throat. It produces a fruit which matures at about 1 cm across and contains hairy seeds.

Caladenia 'Dimidia', Wispy Spider Orchid

Caladenia 'Dimidia' is a small, tuberous, terrestrial orchid, which grows in moist soil on rocky hillsides and especially around granite outcrops and other rocky areas near to water courses. It has a single, linear, pubescent leaf and blooms in the late winter and early spring. The colour of the bloom is variable with long lax petals and sepals.

Caladenia flava, Cowslip Orchid

The Cowslip orchid is a very common orchids found everywhere in all habitats in Western Australia. The markings of the orchid are variable and differ between populations. Most clumps however, will consist of plants that have identical markings. Flowers are produced in clusters of two to four on stems to 30 cm. Flowering is in late winter and spring.

Caladenia hirta subsp.rosea, Pink Candy Orchid

Pink Candy Orchids have small pink flowers and are short plants growing to just 25cm in height. The flowers are variable from very pale pink to dark pink. A tuberous, clump-forming perennial which flowers from early to late summer. It grows in moist soil on rocky hillsides and especially around granite outcrops and other rocky areas near to water courses.

Caladenia 'Incensa', Spider orchid

Caladenia are quite difficult to cultivate and rarely survive more than a few years. In their natural environment they multiply probably because the seeds fall to the base of healthy plants and grow forming clumps. Caladenia 'Incensa' is a small, tuberous, terrestrial orchid, which grows in moist soil on rocky hillsides and especially around granite outcrops and other rocky areas near to water courses.

Caladenia roei, Ant Orchid

The Ant Orchid is a small orchid with yellow or greenish sepals and petals which have a red band down the centre. The lip is mostly pale green with reddish black bumps along the centre. The flowering stems grow to 30 cm tall and are produced in spring. The hairy grass-like leaf grows from the base of the plant.

Caladium, Elephant Ear (Caladium)

Caladiums are tropical plants grown for their colorful foliage, and often grown as a houseplant or summer bedding plant. Caladium Candidum will grow to produce numerous leaves each of which may reach up to 30cm in height.

Caladium 'Aaron', Elephant Ear 'Aaron'

This stunning caladium with paper-thin translucent leaves, white with a thin veining of green, makes for a spectacular ornamental garden plant. Caladium Candidum will grow to produce numerous leaves each of which will reach up to 30cm in height. 'Aaron' is one of the few Caladium that is not recommened for full sun planting, its light colored leaves are prone to damage in hot sun. Dappled shade is ideal.

Caladium 'Buck', Fancy leaf 'Buck' Caladium

'Buck' caladium are large exotic looking plants with decorative foliage. Long arrow head or elephant ear looking leaves. Very showy, good in containers.

Caladium Candidum 'Junior Improved', Elephant Ear 'Junior Improved'

This stunning caladium with paper-thin translucent leaves, white with a thin veining of green, makes for a spectacular ornamental garden plant. Caladium Candidum will grow to produce numerous leaves each of which will reach up to 30cm in height.

Caladium Candidum 'Moonlight', Elephant Ear 'Moonlight'

Moonlight, a caladium variety from the University of Florida's breeding program features luminescent white leaves that will brighten any shady spot in your garden or landscape. The main veins are understated and the center tends to be creamy white with pronounced netting near the borders. Individual leaves are lightly frilly, translucent thin and may average 6" or a bit more tall when mature.

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