Flowers are a significant part of human life. They’re pretty, they decorate our homes, and they make our lives more beautiful. Flowers give us hope because they always seem to find a way to thrive no matter the circumstances.
Flowers Starting with C
Cactus is a flowering plant from South and North America. There are more than 2,000 species of cacti in the world, some very common and others very rare that they are almost critically endangered. Cactus comes in various unique colors, sizes, and shapes, with all sorts of beautiful flowers.
Calibrachoa is sometimes seen adorning cascading planters or hanging baskets and other containers, a hardy, and delicate flower. It's not the most popular choice in terms of formal arrangements and bouquets. Still, when presented as a potted plant, Calibrachoa is a flower with deep symbolism for its recipient.
Although its name can be confusing as to its origins, the California Pepper Berry surprisingly originates from Peru. These pink berries aren't really used for pepper in yet another misnomer, but only for their decorative charm. The flowers of the California Pepper Tree are yellowish-white in color and grow profusely in hanging axillary clusters.
The California Poppy (Eschscholzia California) became California's official state flower on March 2, 1903. The four-petal flowers, borne on stems 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm) long, are typically cream, orange, or pale yellow. Still, cultivars are white and in a variety of pinks and reds.
As a roadside flower that is now spreading in many regions of the world, the Campanula flower is a striking purple or blue addition to your meadow. This plant is a genus of approximately 500 species of plants in the Campanulaceae family native to the northern hemisphere's temperate regions.
Carnations were originally peach and pale pink in color. Still, the flowers are now available in various hues, including shades of green, purple, white, red, and yellow. The carnation is revered for many reasons, three of which are its disheveled appearance, its clove smell, and its incredibly long flowering period.
Casa Blanca flowers are predominantly whiteto pinkto purple-red, and some are golden yellow in color. Their medium texture blends in with the garden. Casa Blanca belongs to a genus of approximately 100 species of herbaceous and bulbous perennials native to South America, North America, and Europe.
Caspia (Limonium sinuatum) is a perennial or annual herbaceous plant that originates from Central Asia and the Mediterranean meadows. Its flowers have white petals and calyces that come in shades of purple, yellow, pink, white, or lavender, the latter being known to hold their color very well.
As one of the exotic perennials of the flower world, catmint (Nepeta cataria) is very versatile and easy to grow. The dark purple flowers explode in early summer for a spectacular display that can last for quite some time. Since this plant appears in muted colors, typically purple/blue flowers on a cool gray-green, catmint is easy to mix and match with other annuals and perennials without clashing.
Cattleya orchids display a fantastic look that several plant lovers could not resist. Cattleya belongs to a genus of Cattleya spp. in the family Orchidaceae. There are currently 35 natural hybrids and 46 recognized species of the genus Cattleya. These orchids are native to the tropics like South and Central America. The blooms can reach a diameter of 8 inches, with colors ranging from white to blue, yellow, red, purple, and orange.
Centaurea cyanus is an annual flower native to Europe that escaped gardens and became naturalized across southern Canada and the United States. Also known as garden cornflower and blue bottle, Centaurea cyanus belongs to the Asteraceae family. The bluish-purple (often pink to white) flowers bloom on stems 1 to 3 feet tall from late spring through summer.
Clary sage originates from the Mediterranean region (North Africa, Central Asia, and southern Europe). The genus Salvia contains around 960 different species of woody and herbaceous plants in the Lamiaceae (mint) family. The flower stalks appear in the second year and reach a height of 3-4", crowned with flower heads small, double-lipped, tubular, lilac to creamy white flowers.
Columbine, also known as Aquilegia and Grandmother's Cape, is a genus of around 60 to 70 species of grassland perennial plants native to temperate climates in North America, Europe, and Asia. Columbine is a common garden flower in many colors, including purple, pink, white, red, and yellow.
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley) is a fragrant perennial herbaceous plant. The only species of the genus Convallaria from the Asparagaceae (asparagus) family. Convallaria majalis is a perennial rhizome herb that typically forms a ground cover that extends indefinitely up to 8-12 inches high.
Coral bells (Heuchera Americana) are the world's perennial coleus. First, these plants came in soft colors with small, insignificant flowers. Now they are available in a wide range of colors, with some varieties explicitly cultivated for their flower masses. The small, greenish-white flowers in airy, open panicles are borne on slender, thread-like stems extending well above the mound of leaves, typically 18-24 inches high in late spring and early summer.
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