New Plants @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants this week include:

  • 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.

 

More new plants @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery today.

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.
  • Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’ – Spineless Opuntia.
Helleborus 'Penny's Pink'
Helleborus ‘Penny’s Pink’
Lomandra longifolia 'Platinum Beauty'
Lomandra longifolia ‘Platinum Beauty’
Opuntia cacanapa 'Ellisiana'
Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’

 

New Plants! @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery today:

  • Agave utahensis v. eborispina
  • Aquilegia ‘Woodside Goldspot’
  • Begonia b. ‘Million Kisses Honeymoon’
  • Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ –
  • Cordyline ‘Cha Cha’ –
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Pink’
  • Echeveria agaviodes ‘Lipstick’ –
  • Elegia fistulosa –
  • Leucadendron laxum –
  • Lomandra longifolia ‘Breeze’ –
  • Mangave ‘Macho Macha’ –
  • Parthenocissus henryana –
  • Pittosporum ‘Ebony Giant’
Agave utahensis v. eborispina
Agave utahensis v. eborispina

Photos of available plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery May 2016

Acer p. 'Oridono nishiki'
Acer p. ‘Oridono nishiki’

A few photos of plants that are available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery on this nice cool day in mid May 2016.

Athyrium 'Ghost'
Athyrium ‘Ghost’
Echeveria 'Moondust'
Echeveria ‘Moondust’
Styrax j. 'Evening Light'
Styrax j. ‘Evening Light’
Fagus s. 'Aurea Pendula'
Fagus s. ‘Aurea Pendula’
Ginkgo b. 'Sunstream'
Ginkgo b. ‘Sunstream’
Quercus cerris 'Aureo Marmorata'
Quercus cerris ‘Aureo Marmorata’
Quercus robur 'Concordia'
Quercus robur ‘Concordia’
Quercus robur 'Irtha'
Quercus robur ‘Irtha’
Quercus robur 'General Pulaski'
Quercus robur ‘General Pulaski’
Sedum 'Touchdown Teak'
Sedum ‘Touchdown Teak’

 

 

More new plants just arrived at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Another shipment of plants just arrived this morning including:

  • Agave weberi ‘Arizona Star’ – Variegated Agave, 4′ tall by 6 – 7′ wide.                         Hardy to 10  – 15 F.  Nice 5 gallon plants!
  • Aloe polyphylla – Spiral Aloe.
  • Cannomois grandis – Bell Reed. A beautiful large Restio.
  • Cercidium x ‘Desert Museum’ – (Palo Verde Tree) Great tree for our dry summers.  Yellow flowers and green, thornless green trunks.
  • Corylus avellana ‘Red Dragon’ – Red-leaved  contorted Hazelnut.  Holds the red color better than some of the other red-leaved varieties.
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem’ – A low spreading shrub (1′ x 4-5′) with pink and white flowers.
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Mt Tamboritha’ – Another variety of the Woolly Grevillea, 1-2′ high and 4 – 5′ wide.
  • Leptospermum t. ‘Flat Rock’ – This is my favorite Tea Tree to about 6′ with white flowers in spring.
  • Lomandra hystrix ‘Tropic Belle’ – A grass-like plant to 2-3′.  Very useful  and tolerant of many conditions – Sun to light shade.  Low water needs.
Cercidium x 'Desert Museum'
Cercidium x ‘Desert Museum’
Corylus a. 'Red Dragon'
Corylus a. ‘Red Dragon’
Leptospermum t. 'Flat Rock'
Leptospermum t. ‘Flat Rock’

 

A few new plants arrived today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

More new plants today, including:

  • Acacia stenophylla – Shoe-string Acacia
  • Agave vilmoriniana – Octopus Agave
  • Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’ – Variegated Octopus Agave
  • Aloe ‘Sunrise’ – Kelly Griffin Hybrid
  • Clytostoma callistegiodes – Lavender Trumpet Vine
  • Echeveria gibbiflora ‘David Harris’ –  Dark ruffled leaves.  These are priced to sell!
  • Mahonia lomaiifolia – Chinese Holly
  • Neomarica caerulea – Walking Iris
  • Urginea maritima – Sea quill
Agave vilmoriniana 'Stained Glass'
Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’
Echeveria ?
Echeveria ?
Clytostoma callistegiodes
Clytostoma callistegiodes

 

 

A few photos from around the nursery.

Just a few photos taken recently around the nursery.

Deutzia Magicien'
Deutzia Magicien’
Deutzia Magicien'
Deutzia Magicien’
Clematis x durandii
Clematis x durandii
Acer p. 'Esk Sunset'
Acer p. ‘Esk Sunset’
Clematis 'Rebecca'
Clematis ‘Rebecca’
Knowltonia vesicatoria
Knowltonia vesicatoria
Clivia x
Clivia x

More New Plants!

A few more plants arrived today @Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Aloe x nobilis
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’
  • Echeveria lilacina
  • Epilobium ‘Schieffelin’s Choice’
  • Leucospermum ‘High Gold’ – Just a few available in two gallons while they last.
  • Orostachys iwarenge – Chinese Dunce Caps
  • Sedum ‘Chocolate Ball’
  • Senecio mandraliscae
  • Senecio serpens
Cordyline 'Electric Flash'
Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’
Echeveria lilacina
Echeveria lilacina
Sedum 'Chocolate Ball'
Sedum ‘Chocolate Ball’
Senecio mandraliscae
Senecio mandraliscae
Senecio serpens
Senecio serpens

Nursery Display table

 

 

New plants today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

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.
Taxus b. 'Watnong Gold'
Taxus b. ‘Watnong Gold’
Cephalotaxus h. 'Korean Gold'
Cephalotaxus h. ‘Korean Gold’
Podocarpus a. 'County Park Fire'
Podocarpus a. ‘County Park Fire’
Sophora p. 'Little Baby'
Sophora p. ‘Little Baby’

A few photos before I start watering.

It’s going to be hot today here in Sebastopol.  A few photos from the nursery before I start watering.

Picea pungens 'Gabelle's Golden Spring'
Picea pungens ‘Gabelle’s Golden Spring’
Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'
Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web’
Arisaema dahaiense
Arisaema dahaiense
Arisaema ringens
Arisaema ringens