Acacias are blooming at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Acacias are blooming @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery. Acacia covenyi (in photo) is one my favorites and is available in 5 and 15 gallon pots. Other Acacias available include: A. cognata ‘Cousin Itt’, A. cultriformis, A. parvissima, A. riceana, A. stenophylla and A. vestita.

Acacia covenyi - Blue Bush
Acacia covenyi – Blue Bush

Peacock Horticultural Nursery Winter Hours

Peacock Horticultural Nursery  is now open Thursday thru Sunday 10am till 4pm.  Closed Friday morning (Feb. 12, 2016) will not open until after 11am, and then open from 11am till 4pm.

Always best to text/call/email before making a trip to the nursery.

Helleborus x 'Painted Doubles'
Helleborus x ‘Painted Doubles’



Early Bulbs and tubers @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Some early bulbs and a couple of summer dormant tubers now available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including:

  • Galanthus ‘Lady Beatrix Stanley’ – Double flowered Snowdrop.
  • Narcissus cantabricus – White flowering form of the Hoop Petticoat.  Fall blooming in Northern Califronia.  6″ These are blooming now in the nursery Nov 2015, and are available in 4″ pots.
  • Canarina canariensis – Summer dormant tubers. Orange blooms on scrambling stems in winter.  Protect from frost.
  • Tropaeolum tricolor –  Summer dormant vine with scarlet, blue and yellow flowers in winter, early spring.
Galanthus 'Lady Beatrix Stanley'
Galanthus ‘Lady Beatrix Stanley’
Galanthus 'Lady Beatrix Stanley'
Galanthus ‘Lady Beatrix Stanley’
Narcissus cantabricus
Narcissus cantabricus
Narcissus cantabricus
Narcissus cantabricus
Tropaeolum tricolor
Tropaeolum tricolor

More new plants arriving tomorrow afternoon @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few more new plants arriving tomorrow at Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including:

  • Agave asperrima – Syn. Agave scabra – Rough Century Plantave – Medium Agave
  • (3 – 4′) with blue-gray leaves.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Beschorneria albiflora – Trunking Beschorneria – Hardy to 16 F.
  • Ceiba speciosa – Syn. Chorisia speciosa – Floss Silk Tree – 40 – 60′ tree with large thorns on a green trunk. Pink Flowers.  Hardy to 18 F ?
  • Echeveria agaviodes ‘Prolifera’ – 12″ wide hardy Echeveria with reddish-pink tinge near the leaf edges.
  • Echeveria secunda ‘Blue Mist’ – Hardy Echeveria to 6″ with whitish grey leaves.
  • Hymenosporum flavum – Sweet Shade – Evergreen tree to 40′ with shiny green leaves and yellow fragrant flowers.
  • Senna artemisioides – Feathery Cassia – Hardy, drought tolerant shrub for full sun.  Yellow fragrant flowers. 4 – 6′
Agave asperrima
Agave asperrima
Ceiba speciosa
Ceiba speciosa
Echeveria agavoides 'Prolifera'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’


Senna artemisioides
Senna artemisioides
Echeveria secunda 'Blue Mist'
Echeveria secunda ‘Blue Mist’



A few more Fall Color photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few more Fall Photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Nyssa sylvatica 'Autumn Cascade'
Nyssa sylvatica ‘Autumn Cascade’
Davidia involuvrata 'Iseli Fastigiate'
Davidia involuvrata ‘Iseli Fastigiate’


Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist'
Nyssa sylvatica ‘Zydeco Twist’



More new plants arrived yesterday @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

More new plants arrived yesterday @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including:

  • Acer campestre ‘Carnival’ – Variegated Hedge Maple
  • Acer rubrum ‘Vanity’ – Variegated Red Maple
  • Asimina triloba Variegata – Variegated Pawpaw
  • Calycanthus (Sinocalycanthus) raulstonii ‘Venus’ – Sweetshrub – White Flowers
  • Cedrela (Toona) sinensis ‘Flamingo’ – Pink-leaved Chinese Mahogany
  • Clerodendrum t. ‘Golden Glory’– Glorybower
  • Davidia involucrate ‘Platt’s Variegated’ – Variegated Dove Tree
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ – European Beech – Slow growing small tree with white and green variegated leaves
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ – European Beech – Weeping tree with butter-yellow leaves.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Sunstream’ –  Ginkgo tree with yellow and green variegated leaves.
  • Quercus cerris ‘Aureo Marmorata’ – Variegated Turkey Oak
  • Quercus robur ‘Castle Howard’ – Variegated English Oak
  • Quercus robur ‘General Pulaski’ – English Oak with recurved leaves
  • Ulmus procera ‘Argenteo-Variegata’ – Variegated English Elm
  • Ulmus hollandica ‘Wredeii’ – Columar Elm with bright yellow leaves.
Acer campestre 'Carnival'
Acer campestre ‘Carnival’


Acer rubrum 'Vanity'
Acer rubrum ‘Vanity’
Ginkgo biloba 'Sunstream'
Ginkgo biloba ‘Sunstream’


Quercus cerris 'Aureo Marmorata'
Quercus cerris ‘Aureo Marmorata’


Quercus robur 'General Pulaski'
Quercus robur ‘General Pulaski’

New plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery just in time for Fall planting.  Several drought tolerant selections in this delivery.

  • Agapetes ‘Ludgvans Cross’
  • Agave ‘Mateo’ – A cross between Agave bractoesa and possibly Agave lophantha.
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Helmond Pillar’ – Barberry – A columnar form with purple-red leaves.
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii – Desert Bird of Paradise –  Drought tolerant shrub.
  • Calliandra eriophylla – Pink  Fairy Duster – Another drought  tolerant  shrub.
  • Calliandra x ‘Sierra Starr’ – Fairy Duster – A hardy, drought tolerant shrub.
  • Choisya ‘Gold Fingers’ – Mexican Orange – Narrow, Pale yellow new growth.
  • Deutzia ‘Magicien’
  • Eremophila hygrophana – Blue Emu Bush, Blue Bells – A 3′ x 3′ drought tolerant shrub, with silvery foliage and purple flowers.
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Mingenew Gold’ – Hardy, drought tolerant, groundcover (1′ tall x 6 – 10′ wide), with yellow flowers.
  • Eremophila maculate ‘Valentine’ – Hardy, drought tolerant 4′ x 4′ shrub with red flowers.
  • Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Yellow Bird’ – Nodding Pincushion –
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ – Drought tolerant (but will appreciate some summer water), evergreen shrub with variegated foliage. Grows in full sun to deep shade.
Eremophila hygrophana
Eremophila hygrophana
Calliandra x 'Sierra Starr'
Calliandra x ‘Sierra Starr’
Osmanthus h. 'Goshiki'
Osmanthus h. ‘Goshiki’


Autumn photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Here a few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery last weekend.  Starting to feel like Autumn.

Camellia azaela
Camellia azaela
Newest bed at nursery.
Newest bed at nursery.
Newly planted bed.
Newly planted bed.


Zelkova s. 'Goshiki'
Zelkova s. ‘Goshiki’
Amaranthus caudatus
Amaranthus caudatus
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer japonicum ‘Vitifolium’
Aechmea g. 'Lucky Stripe'
Aechmea g. ‘Lucky Stripe’
Mangave x 'Spotted Borders'
Mangave x ‘Spotted Borders’
Clematis stans 'Festival'
Clematis stans ‘Festival’
Planted bed at the nursery
Planted bed at the nursery


Acer saccharum 'Monumentale'
Acer saccharum ‘Monumentale’

A couple of blooming plants @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

A couple of beautiful plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Colletia spinosissima (?) – Aamzing fragrance.  I love it!
  • Lapageria rosea White flowering – Every once in a while you get a pure white flowering form of this Chilean Bellflower Vine.  These photos are from the actual 2 gallon plant available for sale.
Colletia spinosissima (?)
Colletia spinosissima (?)


Lapageria rosea White flowers
Lapageria rosea White flowers
Lapageria rosea White flowers
Lapageria rosea White flowers

New plant arrivals for next week @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Here are a few new plants that will arrive next week @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia covenyi – Blue Bush – Small, hardy, drought tolerant tree with beautiful blue leaves. Available in 5 and 15 gallon pots.
  • Acacia cultriformis – Knifeleaf Acacia – Small, drought tolerant, hardy to ~20 F tree with gray-green triangular leaves. Available in 5 gallons pots.
  • Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’ – Medium sized hardy Agave. Available in 15 gallon pots.
  • Cordia boissieri – Texas Wild Olive – Small Tree with large white flowers. Available in 5 gallon pots.
  • Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata –  Mountain Cabbage Tree – Available in 5 gallon pots.
  • Echeveria prolifica – Small clustering succulent. Available in one gallon pots.
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’ – Fine-leafed Mallee – Shrub, 4 – 12′. Available in 5 gallon pots.
  • Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Los Alamitos’ – Texas Sage – Large, very drought tolerant , very hardy shrub with gray-green felted leaves and rose-pink flowers.
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Available in 10 gallon squat pots.
Leucophyllum frutescens 'Los Alamitos'
Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Los Alamitos’
Leucophyllum frutescens 'Los Alamitos'
Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Los Alamitos’

Acacia covenyi