Acacia iteaphylla – Willow Wattle – Small tree to 10 – 13′ with low water needs. Yellow flowers in Spring and hardy to 20 F.
Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’ – Prostate Acacia – Low growing shrub (1-2′ high x 10 – 15 wide) with low water needs. Small vanilla scented yellow flowers in Spring. Hardy to 10 – 15 F
Agave bracteosa ‘Monterey Frost’ – Frosted Candelabrum Agave – A variegated form with white margins to 1′ high x 1.5′ wide. Plant in part sun and protect when temps. drop below 20 F.
Agave ‘Filigree’ – Filigree Sierra Mixteca Agave – A small agave (1-2′ high x 2-3′ wide) with gray white leaf margins. Hardy to 20 F, or possibly lower. Low water needs. Possibly a hybrid of A. titanota?
Agave gentryi ‘Jaws’ – A very hardy Agave to about 4′ high and 6′ wide. Plant in full Sun at the coast to part sun inland. Hardy to 5 F.
Agave ‘Parracolorata’ – A cross of A. parrasana x A. colorata with 2′ tall silvery-gray leaves with nice leaf imprints. Very low water needs and hardy to possibly 15 F.
Asclepias speciosa – Showy Milkweed – Plant this 3′ and spreading native for your monarch butterflies and hummingbirds. Very hardy and drought tolerant.
Combretum fruticosum – Orange Flame Vine – A vine to 12 – 20′ with support. Flowers from summer to fall with yellow toothbrush-like flowers, turning orange with age. Hardy and evergreen to 26 F, but can tolerate temps down to 20 F or lower with some damage.
Dichondra sericea – Silverleaf Ponysfoot – Groundcover with silver gray leaves. Hardy to 10 F. Great for hanging over the edge of a pot!
Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ – A succulent to 6″ high and 8 – 12″ wide. Green leaves with red edges. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels – Biennial with silver gray leaves blooming the second season to 5 – 6′ with dark pink flowers. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ – A shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and wide with multicolored flowers in shades of yellow, pink and orange. Hardy to about 23 F.
Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-rocket Pincushion – Shrub to 7′ with bright orange pincushion flowers. Plant in full sun with drained soil and mulch heavily. These plants prefer an acidic soil. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer very low in phosphorus , but also containing trace elements.
A few new additions hot off the trucks this morning:
Acalypha monostachya ‘Raspberry Fuzzies’ – Round copperleaf – A groundcover in the Euphorbia Family that prefers Full Sun. Flowers from Spring till Fall with pink-red flowers.
Helleborus ‘Penny’s Pink’ – Variegated Lenten Rose – Rosy pink flowers in early Spring, but the foliage marbled with silver is nicest part of this plant. After all, I am into foliage.
Hesperaloe parvifolia ‘Yellow’ – A stemless, clumping succulent to 4-5′ tall with yellow flowers. For full sun, hummingbird magnet.
Lomandra longifolia ‘Platnium Beauty’ – Variegated Dwarf Mat Rush- I want to keep all these for myself, but I if I do sell some… This clumping grass-like perennial to 28″ has green and white variegation and fragrant flowers. Very adaptable plants in sun or part shade. I love Lomandra!
Leucadendron ‘Ebony’ – Finally have a few more of this Leucadendron with blackish-purple foliage.
New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Athyrium ‘Ghost’ – Hybrid fern between the Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’) and Southern lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina) to 2- 3′.
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Diane’s Gold’ – A Siberian Bugloss with chartreuse foliage and sky blue flowers.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Korean Gold’ – Golden Plum Yew to 6- 10′ tall and 3 – 6 wide.
Osmanthus heterophyllus’Rotundifolius’ – False Holly – very hardy shrub to 5 x 5′ or so with fragrant flowers in fall.
Osmanthus x fortunei ‘San Jose’ – Tea Olive – Very!! fragrant shrub to 15′ or so.
Podocarpus alpinus ‘County Park Fire’ – Alpine Plum Yew -Conifer to about 3′ with bronze winter foliage, then in spring the new shoots emerge creamy turning salmon pink then reddish and finally deep green.
Sophora prostrata ‘Little Baby’ -Shrub to about 4′ with zigzag stems and tiny leaflets. Orange pea flowers late in the season. Plant in full sun and hold off the fertilizer.
Taxus baccata ‘Watnong Gold’ – Dwarf Golden Yew to about 2′ tall and 3′ wide. Brilliant gold spring foliage.
Trachelospermum a. ‘Ogon Nishiki’ – Japanese star jasmine vine to about 8′ with amazing foliage in orange, yellow and green.