New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acer japonicum ‘Ed Wood #2’ (one gallon pots) Full Moon Japanese Maple – Small to medium size tree growing to 8- 12′ in 10 years with huge green leaves (8 – 14″) and amazing fall color.   Plant in full sun to part sun.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Acer japonicum ‘Ed Wood #2’ Fall Color

  • Acer palmatum ‘Twombly’s Red Sentinel’ (one gallon pots) – Japanese Maple – A columnar tree to 10 – 20′ tall and 3 – 7′ wide with striking red foliage (scarlet in fall). Plant in full sun to part shade and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Ash’s Scarlet Princess’ (one gallon pots) – Japanese Maple – Dwarf weeping tree to 2 – 3′ tall and wide with red foliage.  Plant in part shade to full sun and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Princess‘ (one gallon pots) – Laceleaf Japanese Maple – Cascading tree to 8 – 10′ tall and 10 – 12’ wide with red foliage in spring.  Foliage may turn greenish-red in summer.  Plant in part sun to full sun, but protect from hot afternoon sun.  Scarlet fall color!  Hardy to < 15 F.

  • Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Lemon Lime Lace’ (one gallon pots) Weeping Green Laceleaf Japanese Maple – Weeping tree to about 4′ tall and 6′ and 10 years.  New growth in yellow-green new growth maturing to chartreuse in summer.  Yellow to orange fall color. Plant in part sun to full sun and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Memmingeri’ – (one gallon pots) – Horse-chestnut Tree to 20′ + with pale yellow (almost white) new growth maturing to a light green in summer.  Plant in full sun to part sun, but leaves may burn in full sun.  White flowers in spring and brown fruits in fall.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Memmingeri’

  • Aesculus x carnea ‘Aureomarginata’ – (one gallon pots) Variegated Red Horse-chestnut – Tree to 20 – 25′ + with green foliage edged in yellow.  Red flowers in spring and brown fruits in fall.  Plant in full sun to part sun and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Aesculus turbinata ‘Marble Chip’ (one gallon pots) Variegated Japanese Horse-Chestnut – Tree to about 30′ tall and 20′ wide with variegated green and creamy white leaves.  New leaves begin salmon pink and green and white.  White flowers in spring as leaves emerge. Plant in sun to part sun and hardy to < 15 F.

Aesculus turbinata ‘Marble Chip’

Aesculus turbinata ‘Marble Chips’

  • Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ (two gallon pots) – Sweetshrub – A suckering shrub to about 9′ tall and wide with green leaves and yellow fragrant flowers in May.  Plant in part sun/part shade and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Calycanthus raustonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ (one gallon pots)(syn. ×Sinocalycalycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’) Sweetshrub – A large shrub to 8 – 10′ with fragrant wine-red flowers from late spring to early summer.  Plant in sun or part sun and hardy to < 15 F.

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  • Catalpa bignoniodes ‘Aurea’ (one gallon pots) – a deciduous tree to 20 – 30′ tall with golden yellow leaves and white fragrant flowers in spring.  Plant in full sun and hardy to < 15 F.  Needs little water once established.
  • Disanthus cercidifolius ‘Ena Nishiki’ (one gallon pots) Variegated Redbud Hazel – a woodland shrub to about 6 – 8′ with heart shaped green leaves edged in creamy white.  Very small flowers emerge along stem in spring.  Plant in bright filtered light and hardy to < 15 F.  Striking fall color!

Disanthus cercidifolius ‘Ena Nishiki’

  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Marmor Star’ – Variegated European Beech – tree to about 10 – 15′ in 10 years (?).  First flush of leaves is mostly green and then comes a second flush of growth with white and green leaves.  Plant in sun to part sun and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Rohan Red Weeping’ (one gallon pots) – Weeping Beech – A small slow growing weeping deciduous tree to about 10′ tall and 8′ wide with purple red foliage.  Plant in full sun to light shade and hardy to < 15 F.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Snowcloud’ (one gallon pots) –  Variegated Maidenhair – a dwarf deciduous tree to 5 – 10′?  New growth is creamy white to yellow that matures to a variegated green and white.  Plant in a spot with very bright light (morning sun) avoiding hot afternoon sun that may burn the foliage.  Hardy to < 15 F.
  • Magnolia acuminate ssp. subcordata ‘Ellen’ (one gallon pots) Variegated Cucumber Magnolia – a deciduous tree to about 20′ tall and wide with variegated green and creamy white to yellow leaves and chartreuse to yellow flowers.  Hardy to < 15 F.  I am not sure about where to site this tree, perhaps avoiding hot afternoon sun?
  • Magnolia x ‘Polo De Lorenzo’ (one gallon pots) – a small deciduous tree to only 8′ tall and wide with huge (12″ wide) fragrant white and pink flowers in spring.  Full sun to part shade.  Hardy to < 15 F.
  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia ‘Star Shower‘ (one gallon pots) – Variegated Virginia Creeper Vine – A  deciduous vine to 30’ + with green and white variegated leaves.  Leaves have a pink blush in cooler weather in fall.  Plant in full sun to part shade. Hardy to < 15 F.

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  • Quercus cerris ‘Aureo Marmorata’ – (one gallon pots) Variegated Turkey Oak – a slow growing deciduous tree to 10′ in 10 years with variegated leaves of creamy white, yellow and green.  Seems to take full sun OK.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Quercus cerris ‘Aureo Marmorata’

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery (arriving Friday):

  • Cordyline ‘Design-A-line Burgundy’ (one gallon pots) – forming a clump of weeping burgundy foliage to 3′ tall and wide.  Best planted in well draining soil in full sun on the coast and part sun inland with regular watering.  Hardy to 15- 20 F.

Cordyline ‘Design-a-line Burgundy’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ (one gallon pots) – forming clusters of rosettes with gray-green leaves with dark red (black) edges.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to 20 F.

Echeveria ‘Ebony’

  • Farfugium japonicum ‘Aureomaculatum’ (one gallon pots) (aka: Ligularia tussilaginea ‘Aureomaculata’) – forming clumps about 20″ tall and 24″ wide with green leaves with yellow spots.  Drought tolerant, but will wilt if dry, so best kept moist in well draining soil.  Plant in part sun to light shade.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Farfugium japonicum ‘Aureomaculatum’

  • Fatsia japonica ‘Murakuma Nishiki’ (five gallon pots) (aka: Camouflage Fatsia) forming a shrub to 7′ tall with large tropical leaves that are yellow and gold in the center with irregular green borders.  Plant in full shade to part sun.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Fatsia japonica ‘Murakuma Nishiki’

  • Fatsia japonica ‘Variegata’ (five gallon pots) – Variegated Japanese Aralia – Forming a shrub to 6 – 10′ tall and 4 – 6′ wide with large palmate white and green leaves.  Plant in full shade or part sun .Hardy tp 20 – 25 F.   Perfect plant to brighten up your shade garden.

Fatsia japonica ‘Variegata’

  • Jubaea chilensis (10 gallon pots) Chilean Wine Palm – will form a thick gray trunk to 4 – 6′ in diameter and reach up to 80′ tall with feather-type gray-green leaves (pinnate) to 8 – 12′ long.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil. Hardy to 14 F.  I planted one in our garden. Just have a couple left that need to get out of these pots and into your garden soon.

Jubaea chilensis

Jubaea chilensis

  • Leucospermum pattersonii ‘Brothers’ (2 gallon pots) Pincushion – forming shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and wide with scarlet red flowers with orange/yellow from winter into spring.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Perfers deep, infrequent watering once established. Hardy to 20 – 25F

Leucospermum pattersonii ‘Brothers’

  • Parodia leninghausii (4″ pots) Yellow Torch Cactus – Clustering, columnar cactus to about 2′ tall with harmless golden spines and yellow flowers from spring to summer.  Hardy to around 30 F, but best to protect from winter cold/frost and keep the soil dry.  Plant in a well draining soil.

Parodia leninghausii

  • Sedum mexicanum ‘Lemon Ball’ (4″ pots) a succulent groundcover with lemon yellow foliage to 6″ tall and 2 – 3′ wide.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Low water needs.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Sedum mexacanum ‘Lemon Ball’

  • Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ (4″ pots) – a succulent groundcover with apple green leaves edged in cherry red to 4″ tall and 2′ wide.  Plant in full sun and hardy to < 15 F.

Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’

  • Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ (4″ pots) – Golden-yellow creeping succulent to 2-5″ tall and 1-2′ wide. Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil. Best looking with some watering thru the year. Hardy to < 15 F. Great in pots hanging over the side. This is one of my personal favorite go-to groundcovers.

Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ (one gallon pots) – Forms a 2′ x 2′ clump of green leaves for full sun to part sun.  Blooming in summer with many white flowers with a dark blue violet base.  Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Agapanthus ‘Twister’

  • Aloe deltoideodonta (one gallon pots) – a small clumping Aloe forming rosettes to 6 – 8″ wide and < 1′ tall.  This form has pale green leaves with darker parallel lines and straw margins. Hardy to about 25 F.  Salmon flowers in summer/fall.

Aloe deltoideodonta

  • Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’ (5 gallon pots) – Lilac Kangaroo Paws – Perennial to about 2 – 3′ with lavender pink flowers on 5 – 6′ tall gray pink stems from spring to fall.  Plant in full sun and hardy to about 25 – 30 F.

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’

  • Banksia speciosa (5 gallon pots) – Showy Banksia – Large shrub or small tree to 12 – 20′ with one foot long deeply serrated green leaves with white undersides. one foot tall creamy-yellow flowers in summer/fall. Low water needs once established and hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Banksia speciosa

  • Cannomois grandis ‘Large Seed Form’ (15 gallon pots)  – Tall Bell Reed – Large restio forming clumps of stems to 12 -15′ tall and 4 – 5′ wide.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well-grained acidic soil and water regularly.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Cannomois grandis ‘Large Seed Form’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ (2 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 8 – 12″ wide with green leaves with red edges. Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ (3 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to < 1′ tall and 14″ wide with apple-green leaves with red tips. Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to 14 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’

  • Euphorbia leucodendron (2 gallon pots) – Cat Tail’s Euphorbia – A spineless succulent that typically grows to about 4 – 6′ tall.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well drained soil and water infrequently if at all.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Euphorbia leucadendron

  • Grevillea nudiflora ‘Medusa’ (5 gallon pots) Bare Flowering Grevillea – Low growing dense mat to < 1′ tall and up to 10′ wide.  Very small red flowers mostly in winter/spring and sporadically thru the year.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Grevillea nudiflora ‘Medusa’

  • Hakea laurina (5 gallon pots) – Pin-cushion Hakea – A large shrub to small tree to 12- 20′ tall.  Round pink and white pin-cushion flowers opening in mid-winter.  Best planted in full sun in well draining soil.  Low water needs once established.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Hakea laurina

  • Parkinsonia aculeata (5 gallon pots) – Mexican Palo Verde – Small tree to 15 – 20′ tall and wide with yellow-green bark and thin leaves that create a very nice dappled shade.  Yellow, fragrant flowers in summer are very showy.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Low water needs once established.  Hardy to about 18 F.

Parkinsonia aculeata

  • Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ (one gallon pots) – Golden-yellow creeping succulent to 2-5″ tall and 1-2′ wide. Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil.  Best looking with some watering thru the year. Hardy to < 15 F.  Great in pots hanging over the side.  This is one of my personal favorite go-to groundcovers.

Sedum rupretre ‘Angelina’

  • Selenicereus anthonyanus (2 gallon pots) Fishbone Cactus – An epiphytic cactus with 2-3′ long green stems that are deeply lobed.  Large (5 x 8″) violet-red fragrant flowers appearing spring/summer.  Great hanging plant, house plant for cool sun to light shade. Hardy only to about 30 F.

Selenicereus anthonyanus

  • Trevesia palmata (5 gallon pots) Snowflake Aralia – An evergreen small tree to 15 – 20′ tall and 8 – 12′ wide with large deeply lobed leaves.  Plant in light shade to part sun and best with regular water.  Only hardy to 25 – 30 F, so protect in winter.

Trevesia palmata

  • Veltheimia bracteata ‘Pastel Series’ (one gallon pots) Pastel Forest Lily – Semi-deciduous bulbs with green wavy leaves to about 1′ long.  Best to withhold water in summer and let the bulbs go dormant.  Leaves return in fall and flower in winter/spring with yellow, pink or peach tubular flowers.  Plant in light shade to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Veltheimia bracteata ‘Pastel Series’

Summer/Fall blooming Aloes at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Summer/Fall blooming Aloes at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’

Aloe’David’s Delight’

Aloe deltoideodonta

Aloe greenii

Aloe reitzii

More new plant arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Aloe ‘Hercules’

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Aechmea recurvata (10″ pots) A bromeliad that grows 1 – 2′ tall and wide with many rosettes of green leaves that turn red when in flower in spring/summer.  Grow in bright light. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Aechmea recurvata

  • Aloe ‘Hercules’ (10 gallon pot) A hybrid tree Aloe (Aloe barberae x A. dichotoma) that can grow to 30 – 40′ tall.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Hardy to 20 – 30 F.

Aloe ‘Hercules’

  • Billbergia ‘Midnight’ (8″ pots) A large bromeliad to 3′ tall with very dark leaves.  Grow in bright light.  Not sure about hardiness on this variety.

Billbergia ‘Midnight’

  • Cereus peruvianus (syn. Cereus repandus) (3 gallon pots) Apple Cactus – A large cactus with irregular cylindrical blue-green stems to 4 – 8″ in diameter.  Can reach about 15′ tall.  White/cream colored flowers bloom at night for only one day.  Edible red fruits.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Water only when dry.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Cereus peruvianus monstrosus

  • Dioon spinulosum (3 gallon pots) Cycad – One of the tallest cycads in the world, but in our gardens they can reach about 10 – 12′  tall and 6.5′ wide (leaf spread).  Best grown in part shade with regular water.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Dioon spinulosum

  • Euphorbia coerulescens (2 gallon pots) – A bluish-grey columnar cactus with 2″ spines to about 5′ tall and spreading underground. Yellow flowers (cyathia) occur near the ends of the branches.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Only water when dry.  Hardy to about 25 F.  Be very cautious when handling and avoid the milky white sap when the plants are cut or damaged.  Can cause irritation to skin and eyes.

Euphorbia coerulescens

  • Hechtia rosea (8″ pots) Red Leaved Hechtia – A succulent forming clusters of rosettes to about 2 – 3′ tall and 3 – 4′ wide.  Red leaves to about 18″ long have very sharp teeth so handle with care.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Very little water required after plants are established.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Hechtia rosea

  • Hohenbergia ‘Blushing Tiger’ (10″ pots) Bromeliad.

Hohenbergia ‘Blushing Tiger’

Hohenbergia ‘Blushing Tiger’

  • Monstera deliciosa (3 gallon pots) Swiss Cheese Vine – Large vine with large green leaves (2′ wide by 3′ long) that will need a support stake to grow on.  Best in bright light indoors or cool sun to part shade outdoors in mild climates.  Water regularly.  Hardy to 28 – 30 F.

Monstera deliciosa

  • Rhapis excelsa (5 gallon pots) Lady Palm – Palm to 10 – 12′ tall.  Grow in light shade to part sun and give regular watering.  Hardy to 20 F.

Rhapis excelsa

  • Vriesea fosteriana hybrid (8″ pots) A bromeliad to about 12″.  Plant in bright light in bromeliad medium and keeps the cups full of water at all times.  Hardy to about 30 F.

Vriesea fosteriana hybrid

Vriesea fosteriana hybrid

  • Xerosicyos danguyi (one gallon pots) Penny Plant – An evergreen succulent vine to 10 – 15′ long.  Small dioecious chartreuse flowers in late winter/early spring.  Grow in full to part sun or bright light as a house plant.  Low water needs once established, but looks best with occasional watering.  Hardy to  about 25 F.

Xerosicyos danguyi

  • Yucca linearifolia (10 gallon pots) Linear-Leaf Yucca – A slow growing Yucca with 2 – 3′ blue-green leaves on top of a thick trunk that will very slowly reach up to 4′ tall.  So nice to have a few larger specimens in stock.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Low water needs once established.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Yucca linearifolia

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Aloe reitzii

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave potatorum ‘Ikara Raijin Nishiki’ (2 gallon pots) A small variegated Agave (14″ – 18″ wide rosettes) with cream to yellow along leaf margins and blue-gray streaks in the middle of each leaf. Plant in full to part sun. Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave potatorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’

  • Agave salmiana var ferox ‘Medio Picta’ (2 gallon pots) – Plants grow to 3 – 5′ tall and 4 – 6′ wide with wide blue-green leaves with yellow to cream down the middle of each leaf.  Grow in full sun in well drained soil.  Hardy down to about 15 F.

Agave salmiana var. ferox ‘Medio Picta’

  • Agave ‘Snow Glow’ (2 gallons pots) – Finally have a few of the variegated form of Agave ‘Blue Glow’ available.  Limited to one plant. Plants grow about 2′ tall and 3′ wide with blue-green leaves edged in red and red spine and margined in white to cream.  Grow in full sun in well drained soil.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Agave ‘Snow Glow’

  • Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Albomarginata’ (5″ pots) – White Queen Agave – Finally have a few of the variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae with white and green leaves.  Limited to one plant. Slow growing plants to < 1′ tall and 1 to 2′ wide with green leaves edged in white.  Plant in full sun on the coast to part sun/bright light inland or in the greenhouse in very well draining soil.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Albomarginata

  • Aloe arenicola (2 gallon pots) – Sand Aloe – A clumping, creeping plant that will grow flat along ground, especially when young.  Blue-green leaves with white spots and white teeth along margins. Plant in full sun in very well draining soil.  Water infrequently as this plant is prone to rot.  Summer blooming.  Hardy to abut 25 F.

Aloe arenicola

  • Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand’ (2 gallon pots) –  Suckering Aloe forming a short trunk to 2- 3’ tall and wide. Leaves are a very pale green almost white with darker green lines running along leaf and orange teeth. Blooms are salmon colored occurring in late fall to early spring. Plant in full sun to light shade. Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand’

  • Aloe reitzii (3 gallon pots) Plant grows 3′ tall and wide forming a solitary, stemless rosette.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Summer flowering.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Aloe reitzii

  • Dichondra sericea (one gallon pots) – Silver Ponysfoot – Spreading groundcover to only about 1 – 2″ tall with silver foliage.  Plant in full to part sun and water regularly. Hardy to 10 F.

Dichondra sericea

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ (2 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 8 – 12″ wide with green leaves with red edges.  Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ (3 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 12″ wide with green leaves with a reddish-pink tinge to the leaves.  Plant in full sun on the coast to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera

  • Echeveria ‘Ruffled Red’ (one gallon pots) – A succulent forming rosettes to about 12″ on a 12″ stem.  Leaves are pink tinted with an undulating edge.  Plant in cool sun in well drain soil.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Echeveria ‘Ruffled Red’

  • Mangave ‘Coffee Jitters’ (2 gallons pots) – A succulent forming rosettes to about 6″ tall and 2′ wide with narrow, deeply channeled purple-brown leaves.  This plant resulted from a cross between Manfreda longiflora, Manfreda maculate and Agave marmorata.  Plant in full sun.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Mangave ‘Coffee Jitters’

  • Oxalis spiralis spp vulcanicola (one gallon pots) – Volcanic Sorrel – Spreading groundcover to about 8″ tall and 2′ + wide with red leaves and yellow flowers.  Plant in cool sun to bright shade.  Looks best with regular watering.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Oxalis spiralis spp vulcanicola

  • Puya laxa (2 gallon pots) – Hay Stack Puya – A terrestrial Bromeliad to about 12 – 18″ tall and spreading 3 – 4′ wide with leaves covered in silver hairs with teeth along the margins.  Tubular flowers in spring that red-violet to black-purple.  Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Puya laxa

 

 

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

Begonia acetosa

  • Begonia acetosa – Ruby Begonia (one gallon pots) – A rhizomatous begonia with round foliage that is olive green on top and velvety red underneath.  Plant is less than 1′ tall.  Great hanging plant, houseplant in bright light.  Let dry between waterings.  Plants will appreciate a little extra humidity.  Not hardy and needs protection in winter.
  • Begonia ‘Angel Glow’ (2 gallon pots) – A rhizomatous begonia with foliage that is coppery red, ruffled and spiraled.  Let dry between waterings.  Hardiness unknown, but I would assume it would need protection from cold and wet in winter.

  • Begonia gehrtii ‘Comet’ (5 gallon pots) A rhizomatous begonia with large leaves that have an crazy texture.  Amazing!  Needs bright light and regular water. Needs protection from winter cold and wet.

Begonia gehrtii ‘Comet’

  • Dymondia margaretae – Silver Carpet (4″ pots) Slowly spreading, low groundcover 1 – 2″ only with gray-green and white leaves and little yellow flowers. Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  May need protection from gophers.  Hardy to 25 – 30 F.  Low water needs once established.
  • Grevillea ‘Austraflora Fanfare’  (5 gallon pots) A low growing goundcover shrub to about 1′ tall and up to 15′ wide with red brush-like flowers from winter to fall.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Needs little water once established.  Resistant to deer, rabbits and gophers, but loved by hummingbirds.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Grevillea ‘Austraflora Fanfare’

  • Grevillea ‘Spirit of Anzac’ (one gallon pots) – One of the newer Grevilleas forming large shrubs to 10′ tall and 8′ wide with bright red flowers nearly year-round.  Can be pruned in late spring to keep more compact and hopefully increase flower production. Plant in full sun in well drained soil and needs little water once established.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Loved by hummers.
  • Lomandra longifolia ‘Plantinum Beauty’ Variegated Mat Rush (one gallon pots) – Grass-like variegated green and white foliage to 3- 4′ tall and wide.  Can be used in full sun to part shade and will need little water once established.  Resistant to deer and rabbits.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Origanum Kirigami (Quart pots) – Ornamental oregano for full sun.  Great in pots hanging over the side to about 1 foot, or in the front of a perennial border.  Hardy to < 15 F.

Origanum Kirigami

  • Salvia ‘Desperado’ (one gallon pots) – A large hybrid sage (S. apiana x S. leucophylla) to 4 – 8′ tall and 4 – 6′ wide with aromatic white-gray leaves.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil and needs little water once established.  Hardy to 10 – 15 F.

Salvia ‘Desperado’

  • Sarracenia x ‘Scarlet Belle’ (4″ pots) Pitcher Plant – A hybrid between S. leucophylla and S. psittacina producing red pitchers with white spots to 15″ long.  Grow in full sun and keep wet by setting in a tray of water.  Hardy to below 15 F . Dormant in winter.

New plants arriving at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this week.

New plants arriving at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this week:

  • Agathis robusta (five gallons pots) – Queensland Kauri – A tall conifer that may grow 80′ or more tall and 15′ or more wide.  Plant in full sun and hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Agathis robusta

  • Agave celsii var albicans ‘UCB’ (3 gallon pots) –  Plant to about 2′ tall and 2- 3′ wide with wide glaucous-blue leaves. Plant in full sun to part sun and hardy to 20 – 25.
  • Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand‘ (2 gallon pots) – Suckering Aloe forming a short trunk to 2- 3’ tall and wide.  Leaves are a very pale green almost white with darker green lines running along leaf and orange teeth.  Blooms are salmon colored occurring in late fall to early spring.  Plant in full sun to light shade. Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand

  • Agave potatorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’ (2 gallon pots) Small variegated Agave with cream to yellow along leaf margins and blue-gray streaks in the middle of each leaf.  Plant in full to part sun.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave potarorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’

  • Aloe plicatilis (10 gallon squat pots) (syn Kumara disticha) Fan Aloe – A succulent shrub 3 -6′ tall or more with gray trucks ending in green leaves in a fan shape.  Orange-red flowers in late winter to early spring.  Plant in full sun at the coast to cool sun in inland.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Chamaedorea hooperiana (7 gallon pots) Suckering palm to 12′.  Grow outside in filtered light or grow as an indoor palm.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Crassula ‘Pangolin’ (4″ pots) – A succulent with scale-like leaves resembling the scales of a pangolin (ant and termite eater).  Terminal, honey scented, creamy white flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Crassula ‘Pangolin’

  • Crassula perforata Giant Form (4″ pots) Necklace Vine – A succulent with green leaves with red edges that have the appearance of being stacked on top of each other.  Plant in full sun on the coast to light shade inland.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Crassula perforata Gaint Form

  • Crassula rupestris subsp. marieriana (4″ pots) Jade Necklace – Stacked succulent to 8″ with green leaves with red edges.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Crassula rupestris subsp. marnieriana

  • Cupressus cashmeriana (5 gallon pots) – Kashmir Cypress – A beautiful conifer with blue-green foliage forming a pyramidal shape to about 40 – 60′ tall and 15  to 20′ wide with weeping branchlets. Can be damaged by high winds and does not like prolonged periods of hot, dry weather.  Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.  Photo of one of ours in our garden.  We have three of these planted so far.  I think we love them!

Cupressus cashmeriana

  • Cyphostemma juttae (2 gallon pots) Wild Grape – A deciduous succulent shrub to 6′ with large gray-green leaves that emerge red-purple in spring and drop off in the fall.  Attractive swollen trunks (caudiciform) with papery, peeling bark. Plant in full sun in very well draining soil. Hardy to about 25 F.

Cyphostemma juttae

  • Echeveria ‘Silver Queen’ (4″ pots) – A cultivar of E. affinis forming rosettes to about 8″ with silver-purple leaves.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Echinopsis subdenudata (4″ pots) Easter Lily Cactus – Small green ribbed cactus to 3′ tall and 4 – 5″ in diameter.  Produces large white, very fragrant 8″ flowers during the night.  Needs bright exposure and regular water in summer and keep dry in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F, but should protect from being wet in winter.

  • Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’ (4″ pots) Red Pencil Tree – A succulent shrub to about 4 – 8′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide with reddish-golden stems.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Not hardy below 30 F and needs winter protection.  Euphorbias have a milky sap that one should be careful to avoid contact with your skin and especially keep away from your eyes!

Euphorbia ‘Sticks on Fire’

  • Euphorbia susannae (6″ pots) Suzanne’s Spurge – Small clustering succulent to about 4″ tall and 12″ across with prominent tubercles all along the stems.  Hardy to about 25 F if dry in winter.

Euphorbia susannae

  • Hansara ‘Jumping Jacks’ (3 gallon pots) A tri-generic hybrid succulent forming rosettes to about 14″ tall and 27″ wide with gray-green leaves spotted purple.  Plant in full to part sun.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.  These plants have genes of Agave gysophila ssp pablocarrilloi , Agave macroacantha, Manfreda maculosa, Polianthes tuberosa and Polianthes howardii.  Yellow flowers on 6′ tall stems occur after a few years of growth.

Hansara ‘Jumping Jacks’

  • Haworthia cuspidata (4″ pots) Star Window Plant – A clustering succulent forming rosettes to 3 – 5″ across with translucent windows on the ends of the leaves.  Grow in bright shade.  Hardy only to about 30 F, so would need protection in winter.

Haworthia cuspidata

  • Hawothia limifolia var. striata (aka. Miami) (6″ pots) File leaf Haworthia – Succulent rosettes to about 4″ with raised white turbercles that resemble a course file.  Grow in bright shade.  Hardy to about 25 F if kept dry, but best to protect from frost.

Haworthia limifolia v. striata

  • Haworthia retusa f acuminata (4″ pots) Succulent forming rosettes to a little more than 3″.  Grow in bight light to part sun.  Water in winter only when completely dry.  Hardy to about 25 F if dry, but best to protect from frost in winter.

Haworthia retusa f acuminata

  • Haworthia venosa var. tessellata (4″ pots) Offsetting succulents forming rosettes to 5 – 6″ with leaves with a square pattern on the top of leaves.  Grow in bright light  – avoiding full sun.  Protect from frost in winter.

Haworthia venosa var. tessellata

  • Isopogon formosus (5 gallon pots) An evergreen shrub originating in Australia to about 6′ tall and 4′ wide with purple/pink flowers in winter/spring.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Be careful with fertilizer as this plant is sensitive to phosphorus as are many plants from Australia.
  • Leucadendron ‘Ebony’ (3 gallon pots) Ebony Conebush – An evergreen shrub to 3 – 4′ tall and 3 – 6′ wide with black-purple foliage and red bracts. Plant in full sun and hardy to mid 20’s F.)
  • Oreocereus trollii (6″ pots) Old Man of the Mountain – A columnar Cactus to about 2′ covered in white hairs and dark spines.  Grow in full sun and water regularly during the growing season allowing soil to complete dry before watering again.  No water in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F if kept dry.

Oreocereus trollii

  • Philodendron ‘Hope‘ (one gallon pots) A P. selloum hybrid that does vine, growing to about 4′ tall and 3’ wide.  Plant in light shade/part sun and hardy 20 – 25 F.
  • Sedum morganianum ‘Burrito’ (6″ pots) Hanging succulent to 2- 3′.  Provide bright light and protect from frost in winter.

Sedum m. ‘Burrito’

  • Vebena bonariensis ‘Lollipop’ (one gallon pots) Dwarf form to 2′ tall and 3′ wide with purple flowers from spring to winter that will attract butterflies, bees and hummers to your garden.
  • Yucca linearifolia (3 gallon pots) Linear-leaf Yucca – Forms a rounded head of blue-green leaves to 2 – 3′ long all atop a trunk that can reach 4′ slowly.  Plant in full sun and has low water needs once established.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Yucca linearifolia

New shipment of blooming Tillandsias/Airplants are arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Tillandsia geminiflora Hybrid

New shipment of blooming Tillandsias/Airplants are arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Tillandsia aeranthos/bergeri Specimen XL
  • Tillandsia aeranthos Royal Flush

  • Tillandsia geminiflora Hybrid

Tillandsia geminiflora Hybrid

  • Tillandsia montana x stricta

Tillandsia Montana x stricta

  • Tillandsia stricta Emerald Forest Specimen

Tillandsia stricta Emerald Forest

  • Tillandsia stricta Green Clump Sm.
  • Tillandsia stricta Moonglow
  • Tillandsia stricta Starburst
  • Tillandsia stricta x tenuifolia multibloom

Tillandsia stricta x tenuifolia multibloom & Tillandisa xerographica

  • Tillandsia stricta x tenuifolia specimen

Tillandsia stricta x tenuifolia specimen

  • Tillandsia usneoides ,Thick Form (Spanish Moss)

Tillandsia usneoides Spanish moss & Tillandsia geminiflora hybrid

  • Tillandsia x Kimberly (T. usneoides x T. recurvata)
  • Tillandsia xerographica

More new plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Haworthia limifolia

More new plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery including:

  • Asplenium x ebenoides (4″ pots) Dragontail Fern – (A. platyneuron x A. rhizophyllum) – An evergreen fern to 4 – 12″ with variable fronds with assorted shaped and sized lobes. For part shade and very hardy.

Asplenium ebenoides

  • Athyrium felix-femina ‘Frizelliae’ (4″ pots) Tatting Fern – Deciduous fern to about 12″ tall with very narrow fronds (1″) and ball-like pinnae attached to the midrib like a string of beads.  Plant in part shade to full shade.

Athyrium felix-femina ‘Frizelliae’

  • Banksia ericifolia Compact Form (one gallon pots) Heath Leaved Banksia – Shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide with 10″ orange-red bottlebrush-like flowers from fall to spring.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Banksia ericifolia Compact Form

  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’ (one gallon pots) Japanese Barberry – Great foliage plant for your garden because of it coral to ruby red color in full sun.  Deciduous shrub to 4 – 5′ tall and 2 – 3′ wide. Hardy to -20 F

Berberis ‘Orange Rocket’

  • Cordyline ‘Design-A-line-Burgundy’ (one gallon pots) A clump forming Cordyline to 3 tall and wide with burgundy weeping foliage.  Plant in full sun near the coast to part shade inland.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Cyperus papyrus (one gallon pots) Papyrus – A clumping aquatic plant to 10 – 15′ tall.  Plant in up to 12″ of water or in moist soil.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Cyperus papyrus ‘Little Tut’ (one gallon pots) Dwarf Papyrus – A dwarf clumping plant to 4 – 6′ tall.

Cyperus papyrus ‘Little Tut’

  • Haworthia herbacea (4″ pots) – Small clustering succulent to about 3″ with margins covered with white spines.  Best in bright shade, but can take part sun.  Soil should be moist in summer and only water when completely dry in winter.  Protect from frost in winter.
  • Haworthia limifolia (4″ pots) – File leafed Haworthia – Small clustering succulent to about 4 – 5″ with raised ridges on leaf that resemble a course file. Best in bright shade, but can take part sun. Soil should be moist in summer and only water when completely dry in winter. Protect from frost in winter.

Haworthia limifolia

  • Leucadendron discolor ‘Pom Pom’ (one gallon pots) – Shrub to 7′ tall and 5′ wide with bright red pollen cones surrounded by white bracts.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Mulch. Hardy to about 20 F.

Leucadendron discolor ‘Pom Pom’

  • Mahonia eurybractea ‘Soft Caress’ (one gallon pots) A 3′ tall and wide evergreen shrub with yellow flowers from fall to spring.  Plant in part shade.  Hardy to 5 F and low water needs once established.
  • Mahonia gracilipes (5 gallon pots) – A shrub to 4 – 5′ tall with a waxy white underleaf and pink orange flowers in late fall followed by fruit.  Plant in part sun to bright shade.  Average to moist water needs.
  • Origanum Kirgami (Quart pots) Ornamental Oregano – A trailing non-culinary oregano with attractive purple flower bracts to 10″ tall and 14′ wide.

Origanum Kirigami

  • Polystichum setiferum Divisilobium Group (4″ pots) – Soft Shield Fern – An evergreen fern to 1- 3′ for part shade to shade and average to moist watering.

Polystichum setiferum Divisilobium Group

  • Pteris cretica Wimsettii (4″ pots) Cretan Brake Fern – Evergreen fern to 1 – 2′.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Pteris cretica ‘Wimsettii’

  • Russellia x ‘St Elmo’s Fire’ (Quart pots) – Coral Fountain or Firecracker Plant to 4 – 6′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide for full to part sun.  Red 1.5″ flowers from spring till fall much loved by hummingbirds. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Russelia equisetiformis