Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs
Mail-Order Gardening Companies Names Beginning with C
This is an alphabetical list of all the mail-order gardening websites whose names start with the letter C.
Last Update: February 24, 2016
***Feb 24 - Added Century Farm Orchards***
C AND D PLANTS
Cactus, mesembs, succulents; specializing in rare and hard-to-find mesembs, adromischus, euphorbias, haworthia,
euphorbia and cactus -- mostly smaller plants. Fill out form on website and email for ordering information. Ships to US only.
C AND T IRIS PATCH
Lots of iris - tall bearded, aril, median, dwarf, rebloomers. Introductions dating from 1970s and newer. Order online,
probably no print catalog although you can buy a CD with all their images.
CABIN CREEK NURSERY
Cold hardy trees and shrubs - conifers, birch, lilac and others. Not a huge selection but nice plants for those tough bare
spots. Order online, probably US shipping only.
Large selection of cacti and succulents. Small plants in bulk, dish gardens, succulent wreaths, etc. Order online
using PayPal. No print catalog, ships to US only.
Good selection of cactus & succulents - aloes, yuccas, agaves and more. Also carries selection of seeds for cacti plus other
desert-adapted plants. Order online or fill out form and mail; probably no printed catalog.
Standard selection of cactus and some succulents; the store has more décor items than plants, but you might find something
you like. Order online, no print catalog, probably no international shipping.
Orchids, selection "from Aerangis to Zygopetalums", species and hybrids. Prices look quite reasonable. Order online
almost ready (as of Dec 05), don't see a print catalog mentioned.
CALADIUM BULB COMPANY
Caladiums, colocasia (elephant ear), and tuberose. Possible to order online, don't see print catalog. This appears to be the
same entity as The Amaryllis Bulb Company.
Caladium specialist, minimum 5 bulbs. Order online or free print catalog. Ships to US ZIP codes only.
Carnivorous plants: sundews, butterworts, bladderworts,pitcher plants.Growing guide $2, price list free.
Dahlia introductions of their own breeding. Fill out order form on website or request printed price list.
CAMP LOT A NOISE TROPICALS
Large selection of orchids, hybrids and species. A few other tropical plants plus books and supplies. Will do custom flask
propagation. Possible to order online, don't see print catalog available.
CAMELLIA FOREST NURSERY
Good variety of camellias, including Camellia siniensis (tea) and other camellia spp. Many other interesting trees & shrubs.
Minimum order $25, free print catalog.
CANADA'S BAMBOO WORLD
Hardy bamboos, nice selection; also a few tropicals such as brugmansia, canna and banana. Order form available on website,
looks like Canadian shipping only.
Very nice selection of hardy perennials. Hostas, daylilies, geraniums, ferns, and more. Ships to Canada and U.S.; U.S.
residents pay for phytosanitary certificate.
CANYON RIDGE DAYLILY FARM
Field grown daylilies from British Columbia, hardy to zone 5, organically grown. Not a huge variety, but a good selection of
colors and forms from various hybridizers, reasonable prices. Order form available on website, ships to Canada only.
CAPE COD VIOLETRY
Supplies for growing African violets: pots, saucers, fertilizers, everything. Email or call to order. Plants are available via
Ebay. Doesn't look like there is a print catalog anymore.
Seedling trees - min order 100 trees. Free catalog.
Over 2000 varieties of northern acclimated rhododendrons and azaleas, mountain and sheep laurels (kalmias). Does not ship
Orchids - cattleya, dendrobium, phalaenopsis, oncidium and vanda at various stages of growth. Says they specialize in
phalaenopsis breeding and cloning. Order online, ships everywhere, no print catalog.
CARNIVOROUS PLANT NURSERY
Lots of carnivorous plants: flytraps, pitcher plants, nepenthes, sundews, butterworts, more. Site also has large amt of
educational material. Order online or by mail; min order $20, US shipping only. Don't see print catalog available.
Daylily seed from Tom Bruce, sold in 5 or 10 packs. About 200 or so crosses listed. Fill out order form and mail, they will
CAROLINA GARDEN SYSTEMS
Raised garden beds, patio planters, cold frames and other planting kits from Carolina Garden Systems. Sturdy
looking and claims to assemble in minutes. Plenty of configurations to choose from or custom sizes can be
ordered. Order online, ships to continental US only. No print catalog mentioned.
CARTER AND HOLMES
Orchid specialists; many types. Hybrids and mericlones. Will ship overseas. Print catalog $2.
CASA FLORA INC
Hardy and tropical ferns, many varieties, and heucheras. Wholesale only.
CASCADE BULB AND SEED
Daylilies, lilies, iris, alliums; daylily and lily seed.
Many types of carnivorous plants - Drosera, Drosophyllum, Pinguicula, Sarracenia, Nepenthes, more plus seeds for a few
varieties. No wild-collected plants. Possible to order online, don't see a print catalog listed. Ships to US only.
CATES FAMILY GLADS
Gladiolus bulbs, mostly older varieities, excellent for cutting. Pricelist and order form available on website.
CEDAR CREEK VIOLETS
African violets: standards, minis, and trailers. Chiritas and Petrocosmea. Mostly leaves, some plants may be ordered.
Possible to order online, also order form available on website if you want to mail, probably ships to US only. Don't see a print
Looks like they specialize in prairie and pasture grass seed, a couple wildflower varieties. Used to be Winterfeld Ranch. No
info on pricing or ordering available on website, you'll need to write or call.
Daylilies of their own hybridizing and others, plenty to choose from. Possible to order online, print catalog available.
Bonsai of varying ages, containers, ornaments and accessories. Ships across US; also does wholesale selling.
Daylilies from J.D. Stadler, specializes in doubles and singles with edges. As with most daylily specialists new introductions
are costly. Email or call to order, no print catalog.
CENTURY FARM ORCHARDS - NEW!
Old southern disease resistant apple and pear trees, along with a few fig varieties, are offered from Century Farm Orchards.
Custom grafts are possible. Inventory listed on the website but no online ordering; call or email. Print catalog is available,
probably US shipping only.
CHAMBLEE'S ROSE NURSERY
Miniature roses, and old garden roses. Ships small to medium size plants in pots. 10% off for orders of 10 or more plants.
Selection of daylilies - he bought out most of Swallowtail Daylily Gardens stock - plus others; some nice flowers. No online
ordering yet (as of 02/06), looks like company is still evolving.
Lilies - Asiatics, Orientals, trumpets, martagons, hybrids.
CHUCK CHAPMAN IRIS
1300 named varieties of bearded iris, varieties selected for hardiness and acclimated to Canada. Minimum order $30 and
they will ship to the US. Print catalog $2, no online ordering as of May 05.
CHARING HOUSE GARDENS
Nice selection of locally grown dahlia tubers, all varieties that are good for cut flowers. Ships to Canada only, email for
ordering info. No print catalog.
CHARLES ALFORD PLANTS (AKA RAREFERNS.COM)
Very rare ferns, specialist in staghorn ferns plus other rare epiphytes. Cool curiousity: ant-inhabited plants. Email to
receive an occasional list of ferns for sale.
CHARLEY'S GREENHOUSE SUPPLY
Greenhouses and greenhouse supplies; orchid supplies; pruning tools, season extenders and fertilizers. Free print catalog
or order online. Will ship overseas.
Offers a good selection of peonies and tree peonies mail-ordered bare-root in the fall. No print catalog. No method to order
online, email for availability.
CHATTANOOGA DAYLILY GARDENS
Daylilies, their own breeding. Not a lot of them but some very pretty plants. Pricey as most new introductions are. Catalog
$3.00, may have more on offer than the web site.
CHERRY CREEK DAFFODILS
New daffodil introductions and rare bulbs for collectors, a few supplies. Order form available on website, will ship
Small operation with selection of daylilies from various hybridizers, mostly older introductions, lots of Munson cultivars.
Email for availability.
CHESTERFIELD ORCHID COMPANY
Orchids; looks like the standard cattleyas, dendrobiums, phals etc. Used to be Chesterfield Dahlia Company but they have
dropped everything except orchids.
CHIEF RIVER NURSERY
Chief River Nursery carries a nice selection of seedlings for conifers and hardwood trees, ornamental shrubs, and fruit
trees. Also has a few products for transplanting and critter repellents. Ships bare root in April and May. No ship to AZ, CA,
OR and WA. Order online or call, free print catalog available.
THE CHILE WOMAN
Organically grown chile plants, an outstanding array of types. Also a few sweet peppers, tomatoes, and tomatillos. Ships only
May through June.
Big selection of species rhododendrons. Doesn't look like they are set up to do much mail-order but they do suggest a call or
email if you'd like to arrange shipping. Probably US shipping only, no print catalog.
CHOCOLATE FLOWER FARM
Specializes in plants and seeds for plants that are very dark-colored either in foliage or bloom - the deep purples, browns, and
dark reds. Lots of plants on their list but the available inventory changes pretty often, they suggest you enquire for
availability. Other chocolate-themed items. Possible to order online.
Good selection of registered daylilies and a few of their own breeding. Will ship internationally.
CHULA ORCHIDS GROWING SUPPLIES
Orchid growing supplies. Pots, growing medium, stakes and clips. Email ordering only, via Paypal; no print catalog.
Cycads, artificially propagated plants plus seeds. Some items available for ordering online, looks like you need to call about
most. Don't see a printed catalog mentioned.
Nice selection of ornamental plants, specializing in those that thrive in the Willamette Valley of OR. Perennials, succulents,
grasses, shrubs, more. Print out order form; doesn't look like there is a printed catalog.
CLACKS DAHLIA PATCH
Selection of dahlias from various breeders. Fill out order form on website or request printed price list. They will ship
Caladium bulbs - lots of colors and patterns. Also has colocasia and alocasia (elephant ear) bulbs. Order online,
US shipping only, no print catalog.
Big selection of plants used for groundcovers - grasses, vines, small shrubs, ivies, and more. Order online, no print catalog,
no phone, ships to continental US only. Can ship bare-root.
CLEAN AIR GARDENING
"Environmentally friendly" garden supplies. Reel mowers, electric tools, composters, planters, hand tools. Free shipping in
continental US. No print catalog.
CLEAR CREEK SEEDS
Open-pollinated, non-GMO, heirloom seeds are on offer at Clear Creek Seeds. Mostly vegetables and herbs, but there's a
selection of popular easy-to-grow flowers as well. Not a huge selection but enough choices to fill out the garden. Website has
good planting info as well. Order online, ships to continental US only. No print catalog.
CLEAR SKY FARM
Heirloom garlic, about 12 varieties, bulbs and bulbils. Some interesting food products too. Ships to Canada only, no online
order yet as of March 2011, email or call to order.
Smallish selection of dahlias, their own introductions and other show quality dahlias. Fill out order form on website or
request printed price list.
CLIFTONS FLOWER & GARDEN CENTER
Trees & shrubs - maples, camellias, olives, roses, gardenias, more; fruit trees incl lots of citrus; some perennials; vines and
topiaries. Clifton's also runs an online site called mynursery.net.
CLOUD MOUNTAIN FARM NURSERY
Fruit trees & berries. Now offering ornamental plants as well. Catalog $1.00
CLOVER ROADS ORGANIC FARM
A limited number (but expansion is planned) of organic seeds for heirloom varieties of tomatoes, melons, cucumbers and
squash, most look well-suited for short season growing. Ships to Canada only, possible to order online via Paypal. No print
CLYDE ROBIN SEED CO.
Catalog $2. Wildflower seeds and blends; they have some pretty colors of California poppies
Conifers, maples, kalmias, bonsai. Catalog $3.00
COLD HARDY CACTUS
Cold hardy cactus from North America. Agaves, Echinocereus, Yucca, a huge selection of Opuntia, more. Order form
available on website. Probably no print catalog.
COLD HARDY PLANT MATERIAL INC
Evergreen trees and deciduous trees for cold climates - northern US and higher elevations of CA, NM, NV. Wholesale only.
No online ordering. Print catalog available.
COLD STREAM FARM
Hybrid poplars, conifers, wildlife shrubs. Buy 1 or 100. Free print catalog. No shipping to CA or outside US.
Unique and rare plants - conifers, perennials, variegated. Many interesting things. Catalog $2.00
Tulips & other bulbs. They sell bulbs in mixes of colors meant to be planted together. Free print catalog, minimum order
$50, no ship outside continental U.S. Also known as Schipper & Co.
COLOR FARM COLEUS
Beautiful coleus, many colors and shapes. Minimum order $10.
COLVOS CREEK NURSERY
Trees and shrubs, excellent selection of uncommon varieties and decorative evergreen shrubs. Hardy Eucalyptus & palms,
some perennials. Fill out order form or call; they will ship internationally. Print catalog seems to be available.
COMANCHE ACRES IRIS GARDENS
Tall bearded iris of their own breeding, spuria, and Louisiana irises. Print catalog $3 refundable. Possible to order online.
Perennial ground covers, mostly, looks like they might have some trees available. Bits of decor as well.
Interesting array of Herb, Dye, unusual Food, etc. plants. Catalog $3. Seeds also available for many of their plants. Will ship
COMPLETELY CLEMATIS GARDEN NURSERY
Named and species clematis - over 200 varieties. Descriptive list $3. Some really nice stuff. No bareroot, all in pots. Ship to
CA, AZ, WA okay.
COMPOSTERS.COM (AKA GREENCULTURE)
Compost bins, tumblers, mowers, shredders, mulchers etc. This is a subsidiary of Green Culture and also does business as
Eco-Gardening.com. Possible to order online, probably no print catalog.
COMSTOCK, FERRE & CO.
Cat $3. Vegetable, flower and herb seeds for the Northeast, from packets to pounds; old and new varieties. No info on
Native grasses, drought tolerant grasses, trees and shrubs, wildflowers. Call for current pricing.
Over 300 varieties of ornamental and rare bamboos. No online ordering and no print catalog, call for more info.
Small dahlias suited for growing in containers, tissue-cultured plants sent. Only four colors to choose from. Print out form
and mail, min order 8 plants.
CONTRARY MARY'S PLANTS & DESIGNS
Their online store carries only hostas and peonies, although the website mentions other perennials. Nice selection of hostas,
about 400 varieties, and just under 100 peonies. Ships to all US except Hawaii, no international orders. Order online or by
phone, apparently no print catalog.
THE COOK'S GARDEN
A wonderful array of vegetables but specialty is salad greens including several mescluns. An added bonus are the recipes.
Edible and cutting flowers. Will ship to Canada. Free print catalog.
COOK'S CARNIVOROUS PLANTS
Carnivorous plants, several varieties - sarracenia, nepenthes, drosera, more. Free brochure. Ships worldwide.
Big dahlia collection, claims 400 varieties. Possible to order online or fill out form on site and mail. Minimum order $25,
they will ship internationally.
Roses especially suited for Southern climates. Hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers, old garden roses and minis. Ships year
round. Probably no print catalog - order online or print out order form.
Many types of iris and many photos. Color catalog $5, deductible from first order.
Vegetable seeds, wildflowers, seeds for planting to attract deer and wild turkey.
CORN HILL NURSERY
Cat $2. Fruit trees, perennials, azaleas, rhodos, roses, for colder zones. Not all stock is available mail order, but shipping
might be arranged. Roses only to U.S.
All sorts of gardening tools, pruners and clippers, rakes, saws, wheelbarrows, more. Geared towards the ag professional side
but home gardeners will find plenty of interest. Possible to order online.
CORONA CACTUS NURSERY
Nice selection of cacti and succulents plus growing supplies. Download form and email, looks like upgrades to the web site
are forthcoming (as of Aug 2010). No print catalog; accepts payment in US dollars only so probably ships US only.
Dahlias - specializing in rooted cuttings, over a hundred varieties. They also have some seeds and some tree dahlias.
Minimum order $30, they ship to continental US and Canada. Possible to order online, don't see a print catalog available.
Ornamental trees & shrubs - roses, hydrangeas, hibiscus, others - plus some perennials, some fruit, some supplies. Lots of
exclamation points on what a great deal you're getting (remember, if it's too good to be true…) Order online, print catalog
seems doubtful. This company apparently sells quite heavily through television shopping channels.
THE COTTAGE GARDENER
Heirloom plants and seeds - annuals, perennials, vegs and herbs. Ships anywhere in Canada, no US shipping.
Daylilies - new and old varieties, Stout award winners.
Teak garden furniture, planters, and trelliswork. Print catalog free.
COUNTRY GARDEN BROMELIADS
Bromeliads and Tillandsias for landscapes and interiors. Wholesale only, no print catalog. Ships to all US states. Used to be
called Bromeliad World.
COUNTRY STORE AND GARDENS
Perennials, trees and shrubs, some seeds for vegetables and ornamental plants, supplies; most everything suited for the
Northwest climate. Some natives too. Not a huge selection of anything but interesting varieties to go along with the more
common stuff. Possible to order online, US shipping only, no print catalog.
Antique roses, disease-resistant newer hybrid roses, all grown on own roots. Shipped in pots Sep-Dec and Mar-June. No
print catalog, order online. Ships to continental US only.
COWLITZ RIVER DAHLIAS
Selection of dahlias, several types represented. Fill out order form on site and mail, or phone. Min order $25.
THE CRAFTY GARDENER
Seeds of easily grown and low maintenance plants for the ornamental garden, tending towards heirloom varieties. Does not
ship outside Canada. A few other non-garden related crafts for sale.
CREATE A GARDEN
Small assortment of hand tools, plant stakes, and other supplies, but they look like nice things. Possible to order
online. Ships to US and Canada.
Hydroponic supplies geared towards growing orchids, plus some orchids and amaryllis for sale. Possible to order online.
CRICKET HILL GARDEN
Chinese tree peonies. Catalog $2.00
CRIMSON SAGE NURSERY
Specializing in medicinal herb plants - Chinese, auryvedic,and Native American. Some very interesting plants even if you are
not into the healing theories. Possible to order online, min order 6 plants.
Lots of pretty daylilies from owner Curt Hanson for pretty hefty prices. Older intros are of course less pricey. Fill out order
form and mail, will accept overseas orders, min order $50 for US, $200 for overseas.
CRITTER CREEK FARM
List of daylilies, large selection from various breeders, prices from single to triple digits. Minimum order $30. Printed price
Predator urine in powder form for repelling various varmints from the garden. US shipping only; can order online, phone, or
print out order form. No print catalog.
Nice looking system of fencing and fence kits designed to keep deer and other critters out, and fence kits to keep your pets
in. Will ship to Canada. No print catalog.
CROCHET DAYLILY GARDEN
Fairly good-sized selection of daylilies, their own introductions and others, with prices for any budget. Fill out order form
and mail. Minimum order $30 and they will ship internationally.
CROSMAN SEED CORP.
50 cents for list. Vegetable seed, by the ounce, 1/2-lb., or pound. Also flower seed packets and a wildflower mixture.
CROSS BORDER DAYLILIES
Daylilies, John Peat's introductions, current and past years. Fill out order form and mail, ships to both Canada and US.
CROSS COUNTRY NURSERY
Chile pepper plants, a lot of them. Sweet bell to fiery hot types. No seeds, just plants.
Mason bees - 3 types for various climates - and everything you need to keep them happy. Very informative website. Order
online; don't see a print catalog mentioned.
Daylilies, hostas, ferns, perennials. Excellent catalog, desc. of genus & species. Free catalog. Doesn't ship to the western
Cultivariable has a fascinating niche market in Andean edible roots & tubers. Oco, ulluco, mashua are sold as
tubers and as seed; potato seed and a few other interesting vegetables. They also offer a small-scale capability
of culturing and treating vegetatively propagated vegetables for disease. Order online, no printed catalog.
Big selection of grafted apples, plus plums, cherries, apricots, peaches and pears. Some heirloom varieties. Custom grafting
available. Call, email, or fill out order form on website.
Selection of daylilies from various breeders some old some new, plus a few own introductions. Possible to order online, print
catalog doubtful, ships to US only.
Cycads, many different kinds for the collector. Has other tropicals for wholesalers. Ships within U.S. excluding CA and HI.
No info on print catalog; no ordering online - email for availability.
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