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Image of Chamaerops humilis photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(European Fan Palm, Mediterranean Fan Palm)

European fan palm has large, rounded, palmate leaves that are deeply divided and sit atop long, sharply toothed petioles. Foliage is either green or blue-green on top and has silver-green undersides. Its trunk(s) is clothed in a sheath of fibers and old leaf bases. In summer, these palms bear bright yellow flowers that rise from short stalks among the leaves. These are followed by ovoid brown to yellow fruit.

European fan palm requires well drained soils and can tolerate partial shade, but prefers...

Image of Chamelaucium uncinatum photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Geraldton Waxflower)

Needle-thin leaves on tall, thin stems contrast in texture and color with Geraldton waxflower’s lush clusters of light-pink flowers. An open, fine-textured evergreen shrub for warm climates, it is native to the Shark Bay region of extreme western Australia. The leaves are short, thin, and bright-green to dark-green, depending on the season. Crush a leaf and a pleasant scent of lemon escapes. The branches are smooth and grayish-brown, but on older plants become shaggy. Young twigs can be slightly...

Image of Chenopodium ambrosioides photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Mexican Tea)

Long prized in Mexico as an herb and medicinal plant, this weedy annual or short-lived perennial from tropical America is naturalized worldwide from the tropics to the temperate zones. Plants form clumps of erect, waist-high stems with alternate, oval, toothed leaves. Bruised leaves emit a pungent, disagreeable odor. In summer, long spikes of small greenish flowers appear at the stem tips and leaf axils. Tiny greenish single-seeded fruits follow the flowers. Plants readily self-sow.

Mexican...

Image of Chlorophytum comosum photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Spider Plant)

Probably the most popular houseplant of all time, spider plant produces a spreading clump of broad, arching, green blades. It is typically grown as a hanging basket specimen because it produces long, pendulous, wiry stems with lots of spidery plantlets at the tips, hence the common name. The most popular variety in commerce is the variegated form, ‘Variegatum.’ The species is native to South Africa where it exists in upland and lowland forests, so it naturally grows well in shade.

The long,...

Image of Chlorophytum comosum

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Spider Plant, Variegated Spider Plant)

The variegated spider plant is the most commonly grown form. It has attractive thin strap-like leaves of green edged with white. The plants are tender, but vigorous and prolific.

Chlorophytum cosmosum is indigenous to South Africa. It is a clump-forming tender perennial that’s primarily cultivated as an annual or houseplant. Spider plant spreads slowly by thick rhizomes (underground stems) that are easily divided. Its grassy strap-like leaves are delicate, green and white-edged....

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Spider Plant, Variegated Spider Plant)

Forming a clumping tuft of dark green and ivory leaves that often arch or curl backwards, 'Vittatum' is a showy selection of the common spider plant. Indigenous to South Africa this is a frost-tender, clump-forming perennial that is often used as a tropical groundcover or hanging basket houseplant. Spider plant spreads by rhizomes (underground stems) and by young plants borne on the sprawling or dangling stems.

Grass-like leaves are dark green but with a central band of ivory. Plants produce small,...

Image of Chonemorpha fragrans photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Frangipani Vine)

Coarse looking, but glossy green with a crepe paper texture, the leaves of frangipani vine take a secondary role once the amazingly fragratn white flowers appear in spring and summer. A heavy, large, broadleaf evergreen vine, it is native from India southward to Malaysia.

New leaves emerge a light green with a hint of bronze and soon become large oval to heart-shaped leaves of glossy green. The blades have a rippled vein texture. In midspring through the summer, small clusters of baseball-sized,...

Image of Chorisia insignis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(White Floss Silk Tree, White Silk Floss Tree)

This medium to large deciduous tree is distinguished by its swollen, prickly trunk and its large white late-season flowers. It is native to semi-arid lowlands of central South America.

The leaves of white silk floss tree are palmately compound, with five to seven leaflets arranged like fingers on a hand. In autumn and early winter, large, creamy-white flowers open, casting a light vanilla-like fragrance. Each flower has five wide-flaring petals and a pale yellow, cup-shaped throat. Pear-shaped...

Image of Chorisia speciosa photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Chorisia, Floss Silk Tree, Silk Floss Tree)

This medium to large deciduous tree is distinguished by its swollen, prickly trunk and its large colorful late-season flowers. It is native to semi-arid forests of Brazil and Argentina.

The leaves of floss silk floss tree are palmately compound, with five to seven leaflets arranged like fingers. In autumn and early winter, large, pink or reddish-purple flowers open, usually after the leaves fall. Each flower has five wide-flaring petals and a pale yellow, purple-flecked throat. Pear-shaped seedpods...

Image of Chrysobalanus icaco photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Coco Plum, Icaco Coco Plum)

Coco plum is one of the most versatile evergreen plants for coastal and warm-winter landscapes. It is native to the coastal regions of Florida, the Caribbean, as well as Central and South America.

Its leaves are rounded, leathery and dark green. They appear in flushes all year around and are red-hued when they first emerge. The flowers are small and white and the edible fruit is round and turns from red to black.

This tough, drought-tolerant shrub grows best in full sun and average, well-drained...