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New Mangaves and a new Manfreda are now available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Finally have some of the many exciting new Mangaves  and a new Manfreda available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Mangave ‘Moon Glow’
  • Manfreda undulate ‘Mint Chocolate Chip’ – Like one of my favorite plants – Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, Mint Chocolate Chip has wider wavy leaves, darker spotting and the leaves are even more silver-blue.
  • Mangave ‘Inkblot’ – Another Agave and  Manfreda cross to 6 – 8″ tall and 18 – 22″ wide, with dark spotting on leaves.
  • Mangave ‘Moon Glow’ – Another cross, this one between Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ and Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, to 6″ tall and 2′ wide, with dark spotting.

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agapanthus ‘Twister’

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

  • Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Flame Bush – Shrub with wedge-shaped foliage to 2 – 4′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.   New growth is bright pink. Hardy to 15 -20 F
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris ‘Banksianum’ – Maidenhair Fern – Small , to about 18″, evergreen fern with black stems and small green leaves.  Hardy to 20 F
  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ – Lily of the Nile – Flowers, to 4′ high, are white with violet-blue at the base of each flower.
  • Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’ – A clumping Agave to 2′.  Hardy to about 18 F.
  • Aloe cheranganiensis – Cherangani Hills Aloe – To 3-4′ with orange-red flowers in fall/winter. Hardy to 25 F.
  • Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native CA shrub to 6 – 10′ tall and wide with dark red bark and white/pink flowers.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – a hardy Agave relative, forming a clump to about 3′, with tall red flower stalks in summer covered with green flowers with red bracts.
  • Cryptbergia ‘Red Burst’ – Clumping Bromeliad with bronzy-red leaves to about 1 foot.  Hardy to about 26 F.
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Grey Horizon’ – Groundcover shrub to 1′ tall and 4-6′ wide.  Attractive grey foliage, low water needs and hardy to about 20 F.
  • Euphorbia caput-medusa – Medusa’s Head – Succulent to 1′ tall and 3′ spread.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Euphorbia resinifera – Moroccan MoundSucculent to 1-2′ tall by up to 6′ wide.  Full sun in coastal locations and afternoon shade inland. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’ – A succulent cross of and an Aloe and a Gasteria resulting in a plant with dark purple mature leaves to about 1′. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Graptosedum ‘Vera Higgins’ – Succulent with bronze foliage to <1′ tall.  Full Sun on coast to part sun inland.  Great trailing over edge of a bed or pot.  Hardy to 25 F or perhaps lower.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-Rocket Pincushion – To 4 – 7′ tall, with orange flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’ – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Gray soft foliage to 1-2′ high and trailing down 4 – 6′.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Oscularia caulescens – Succulent groundcover to <1′ tall and 2-3′ wide with pink flowers. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Berzerkeley’ – to 24″ tall and 3′ wide with pink flowers.
  • Senecio jacobsenii – Trailing Jade –  Succulent trailing to as much as 4′ with orange flowers.  Hardy to at least 20 F.
  • Tanacetum haradjanii – Silver Tansy – gray foliage plant <1 tall and 2′ wide with yellow flowers.
  • Vriecantarea ‘Julietta’ – a large Bromeliad cross (Alcantarea x Vriesea) to 3′ and 4′ wide with purple and green leaves.  Hardy to 30 F
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Big Bend Yucca – Slow growing yucca to 12 – 15′ tall and 4′ wide.  Blue-gray foliage and hardy to 0 F.
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’
Beschorneria yuccoides
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Senecio jacobsenii
Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’
Agave celsii car albicans ‘UCB’
Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’
Euphorbia resinifera

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Leucospermum ‘Tango’

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adenanthos sericeus (Coast Wollybush) – Shrub or small tree (6 – 10′ tall) with soft gray needle-like foliage.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Tip damage may occur below 24 F.  For full sun on the coast to part shade inland.
  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’ – Hardy Agave to 1-2′ tall x 2-3′ wide with blue leaves edged in red and yellow.
  • Brahea edulis (Guadalupe Palm) – Hardy fan palm to 20+ feet tall for full sun. Slow growing.
  • Chamaedorea microspadix (Hardy Bamboo Palm) – a suckering palm for shade.  8′ tall or less.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Chamaerops humilis cerifera (Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm) – Suckering (multi-trunked) palm .  8-10′ tall, for full sun.  Very hardy to 5 – 10 F.
  • Cordyline ‘Design a line Burgundy’ – Clump forming Cordyline with burgundy weeping foliage to 3′.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica (Tasmanian Tree Fern)  – Hardy tree fern to about 15′ and 6-10 wide.  Hardy and evergreen to the low 20 F, but will resprout  at 19 F.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ – Succulent with dark “black” edges in full sun.
  • Lampranthus deltoids (syn Oscularia deltoids) – Pink Iceplant – Hardy succulent groundcover for full sun.  Blue-green foliage, dark pink stems and pink flowers.
  • Leucadendron Ebony – 3-4′ tall shrub with dark foliage and burgundy flowers.
  • Leucospermum ‘Tango’ – (L. glabrum x L. lineare) – Drought tolerant shrub with amazing orange-red flowers.  Grows to 6 – 8′ and 4 – 6′ wide.
  • Nolina nelson (Blue Nolina) – Both a very drought tolerant and very hardy shrub to 4 – 8′ tall.
  • Trachycarpus takil – Takil Palm – Fan palm up to 40′, but very slowly.  Very hardy to 15 F, for full sun to part sun.
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – Finally have some 4″ of this variegated  yellow and green Yucca.  1-2′ tall for full sun.

Deal of the day @Peacock Horticultural Nursery – 15 gallon Venus Dogwood – 30% OFF

Cornus ‘Venus’

Deal of the day @Peacock Horticultural Nursery – 15 gallon Venus Dogwood.  Cornus (nuttalli x kousa) ‘Venus’.  Needs a good home.  This variety has huge white flowers!

Cornus ‘Venus’

 

Blooming Bromeliads at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Blooming Bromeliads at Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Aechmea gamosepala
Aechmea covata
Aechmea recurvata Red Form
Aechmea recurvata ‘Aztec Queen’

Lots of blooms on my morning walk thru Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Lots of blooms on my morning walk thru Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Paeonia ‘Bartzella’
Cornus (nuttalli x kousa) ‘Venus’
Philadelphus ‘Snow Velvet’
Iris
Anigozanthos ‘Big Red’
Leucospermum ‘High Gold’
Deutzia ‘Magicien’
Callistemon pityoides
Beschorneria septentrionalis x decosteriana
Weigela f. ‘Rubidor’
Clematis ‘Rebecca’
Cornus alternifolia ‘Golden Showers’
Iris

Sarracenias (Pitcher Plants) are in bloom at Peacock Horticultural Nursery and a few other photos from this evening.

Sarracenias (Pitcher Plants) are in bloom at Peacock Horticultural Nursery and a few other photos from this evening:

Sarracenia leucophylla ‘Tarnok’
Vriesea sp.
Acer pseudoplantanus ‘Esk Sunset’
Sarracenia x ‘Abandoned Hope’
Sarracenia x ‘Hank’
Sarracenia flauva

More spring photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few photos between rain storms from Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Arisaema dahaiense
Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’
Pinellia tripartita ‘Free Tibet’
Pinellia tripartita ‘Free Tibet’
Beschorneria septentrionalis x decosteriana
Mangave x ‘Spotted Borders’
Ulmus X hollandica ‘Wredeii’
Echeveria colorata ‘Mexican Giant’

A few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery from a beautiful spring weekend.

Spring is here!

Fatsia ‘Spider Web’
Acer pseudoplantanus ‘Esk Sunset’
Iris PCH – Canyon Snow’
Quercus robur ‘Furst Schwarzenburg’
Quercus robur ‘General Pulaski’
Aechmea recurvata ‘Red Form’
Aesculus turbinata ‘Marble Chip’
Acer p. ‘Baby Ghost’
Acer p. ‘Beni Fushigi’
Acer longipes ‘Gold Coin’
Agave parrasana x colorata
Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’

 

Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’
Athyrium ‘Ghost’
Iris PCH – Idyllwild’

More new plants arriving this afternoon @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery. Must be spring!

A few more new plants arriving this afternoon @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’
  • Astelia ‘Silver Shadow’
  • Banksia s. ‘Schnapper Point’
  • Brahea armata – Blue Fan Palm- 15 gallon pots
  • Correa ‘Wyns Wonder’
  • Cotinus c. ‘Golden Spirit’
  • Deutzia ‘Magicien’
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’
  • Fatsia j. ‘Spider Web’
  • Ribes s. ‘King Edward VII’
  • Ribes s. ‘White Icicle’
  • Yucca elephantipes ‘Variegata’
  • Yucca pallida
Banksia s. ‘Schnapper Point’
Deutzia ‘Magicien’
Yucca pallida