Coneflower – A Plant Of The Asteraceae Famliy

Coneflowers are popular perennials and they come in glorious shades of pink, orange, yellow, red and chartreuse. They bloom from June to August but the bloom time varies by species and cultivars. They belong to Daisy family that is Asteraceae and native to eastern United States. They grow up to 2 to 4 inches in […]

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Cuckoo Flower-A Plant Of The Mustards Family

This flower is also known as lady’s smock and it generally comes into bloom around the time when the cuckoo Flower starts to call and for this reason the name too. Cuckoo flower is the country flower Brecknockshire. The flower is usually seen blooming in the first days of the April. The flower is given […]

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Cockscomb Flower – A Plant of the Amaranthaceae Family

Cockscomb flower is traditionally grown in its red variety called Celosia cristata but is also available in different colors like yellow, pink, orange and white. It is an annual addition to the flower bed. The flower belongs to Amaranth family and has common names of wool flowers and Flamingo feathers. The flower name is suggestive […]

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Cyclamen Flower – A Plant of the Primroses Family

Cyclamen are winter and spring flowering plants that are available in wide range of colors. This plant is perennial and is versatile. It can be used as indoor plant and can also form part of flowerbeds in the garden or containers. They are native to parts of Asia and Africa. There are 23 Species of […]

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Crocus Flower – from Iridaceae Family

The name of the genus is derived from the Latin word crocatus that means saffron yellow. Saffron is actually a spice that is derived from the flower of saffron crocus and it is a species of crocus that is from Iridaceae family. Crocus is native to Southern Europe and Asia. There are about 80 species […]

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Crown Imperial – A Plant of the Lily Family

Commonly called Crown Imperial Flowers, its botanical name is Fritillaria imperialis. They are native to mountainous regions of Turkey, western Iran and eastwards to Kashmir. They are spectacular clusters of bell shaped flowers that blooms in the late spring. They are available in red, yellow and orange colors with a 3 foot tall flower stalk. […]

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Creeping Phlox – A Plant of Polemoniaceae Family

The common name of this plant is Creeping phlox and botanical name I Phlox subulata. These plants are perennial and start blooming in early spring to late summer. The plant has colorful start shaped flowers. These plants have needle like foliage with flowers that are starry and five pointed. The plant produces long spreading stems […]

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Crocosmia – A Plant of the Iridaceae Family

The scientific name of this flower is Crocosmia croscosmiiflora and commonly called falling stars or copper tips. They belong to Iridaceae family. These plants are native to grasslands of Cape Floristic Region, South Africa but are cultivated all over the world. Summer is the blooming season of these flowers and they are available in colors […]

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Cotoneaster – A Plant of the Rosaceae Family

Cotoneaster belongs to Rosaceae family and is a beautiful shrub especially appreciated for its berries. This plant is native to temperate parts of Europe, Asia and Africa but today it can be found all around the world. The cotoneaster has dark green or gray leaves that can be elliptical, ovate or lanceolate in shape. It […]

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Cosmos – A Plant of the Asteraceae Family

The genus Cosmos has about 20 species of perennial and annual plans in the Asteraceae family that is the family of sunflowers, daisies and asters. The Cosmos flowers are produced in capitulum and are surrounded by a ring of broad ray florets and a center of disc florets. The Cosmos flowers are 2 to 4 […]

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