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New Conifers and a few types of deciduous trees arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New Conifers and a few types of deciduous trees arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Abies koreana ‘Kohouts Icebreaker’ – Korean Fir
  • Calocedrus decurrens ‘Berrima Gold’ – Golden Incense Cedar – Does not want summer water.
  • Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Claim Jumper’ – Golden Kadsura – Gold-leaf selection.
  • Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Imbricata Pendula’ –  Lawson Cypress – Whipcord-like foliage.
  • Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Sparkling Arrow’ – Alaska Cedar – Foliage green and creamy-white.
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Chirimen’ – Dwarf Hinoki Cypress
  • Davidia involucrata ‘Lady Sunshine’ – Variegated Dove Tree
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Ansorgei’ – European Beech Tree – With long, narrow, purple foliage.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Nicole’ – Variegated European Beech
  • Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘Miss Grace’ – Dawn Redwood – Weeping form.
  • Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘North Light’ (Schirrmann’s Nordlicht) –  Dawn Redwood – Dwarf variegated form.
  • Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘Silhouette’ – Dawn Redwood – Creamy-white variegation.
  • Picea abies ‘Aurea Magnifica’ – Golden Norway Spruce
  • Picea abies ‘Farnsburg’ – Norway Spruce – Weeping Habit
  • Picea mariana ‘Aureovariegata’ – Variegated Black Spruce
  • Picea pungens ‘Dietz Prostrate’ –   Colorado Spruce – Blue Foliage, 1′ tall x 10 wide
  • Picea pungens ‘Gabelle’s Golden Spring’ – Colorado Spruce – Butter-yellow new foliage in spring.
  • Picea pungens ‘Maigold’ – Colorado Spruce – Gold- yellow spring foliage.
  • Pinus cembra ‘Big Blue’ – Swiss Stone Pine – Long, blue needles.
  • Sequoia sempervirens ‘Kelly’s Prostrate’ – Coast Redwood – Prostrate Form.
Calocedrus d. 'Berrima Gold'
Calocedrus d. ‘Berrima Gold’
Chamaecyparis n. 'Sparkling Arrow'
Chamaecyparis n. ‘Sparkling Arrow’
Abies k. 'Kohouts IceBreaker'
Abies k. ‘Kohouts IceBreaker’

 

 

New Tillandsias just arrived @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Tillandsia aeranthos Hybrid
Tillandsia aeranthos Hybrid

New Tillandsias (air plants) just arrived @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery today:

  • Tillandsia aeranthos Hybrid (blooming)
  • T. fasciculate Hybrid (Blooming)
  • T. stricta Angel White (blooming)
  • T. stricta Black Beauty (blooming)
  • T. stricta Cousin It
  • T. stricta Rio Negro (blooming)
  • T. stricta Stiff Blue
  • T. stricta The Broom (blooming)
Tillandsia stricta Stiff Blue
Tillandsia stricta Stiff Blue
Tillandsia aeranthos Hybrid
Tillandsia aeranthos Hybrid

 

Peacock Horticultural Nursery will be open this weekend – Feb 10 thru Feb 12, 10am till 4pm.

Happy fungus!
Happy fungus!

Peacock Horticultural Nursery is taking advantage of the sunshine and we are open today and this weekend – Feb 10 thur Feb 12, 10am till 4pm.  Sorry! Parking lot is draining with all the rain we have had this year, so you may need to park out in front of the nursery.

Plants in photo above include:  Agave ‘Snow Glow’, Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’, Echeveria c. ‘Mexican Giant’ (little baby), and Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’

Blooming @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery this morning between storms.

Blooming @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery this morning between storms.  Epimediums are just starting to bloom.  I finally divided many varieties in my collection last year, and they are now available for sale in 4″ and one gallon pots.  For many of these varieties of Epimediums, this will be the last year I will offer them for sale.

Epimedium x 'Domino'
Epimedium x ‘Domino’
Aloe 'David Verity'
Aloe ‘David Verity’
Helleborus x hybridus Pine Knot Variegated Strain
Helleborus x hybridus Pine Knot Variegated Strain
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Akebono'
Edgeworthia chrysantha ‘Akebono’

More new Tillandsia (Airplants) @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

More new Tillandsia (Airplants/Bromeliads) @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.  Just in time for Xmas shopping for yourself or others on your gift list:

  • Tillandsia brachycaulos
  • Tillandsia brachycaulos selecta x streptophylla
  • Tillandsia bradeana
  • Tillandsia bradeana x flabellata
  • Tillandsia capitata Red
  • Tillandsia capitata yellow
  • Tillandsia didisticha Giant
  • Tillandsia exserta x fasciculata
  • Tillandsia ionantha Peanut/fuego clump
  • Tillandsia superinsignis
  • Tilandsia vernicosa
  • Tillandsia x Samantha
Tillandsia bradeana
Tillandsia bradeana
Tillandsia capitata Red
Tillandsia capitata Red
Tillandsia x Samantha & T. bradeana
Tillandsia x Samantha & T. bradeana

 

New Plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few more new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia redolens ‘Desert Carpet’
  • Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
  • Berberis ‘Golden Rocket’
  • Cercidium ‘Desert Museum’
  • Cheilanthes argentea
  • Dasylirion texanum
  • Fatsia japonica ‘Camouflage’
  • Fatsia japonica ‘Spider Web’
  • Grevillea ‘Austraflora Fanfare’ – A prostrate shrub  under 1′ tall  by up to 15′ wide. one gallons
  • Leucadendron ‘Ebony’
  • Opuntia gomei ‘Old Mexico’ – A spineless selection for full sun to part sun.  Pads have undulating, wavy edges.  6′ X 6′.  Low water needs.
  • Ribes sanguienium ‘White Icicle’
  • Schefflera taiwaniana ‘Yuan Shan’ – Hardy Schefflera!
  • Trachycarpus wagnerianus – Palm
Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
Fatsia japonica 'Camouflage'
Fatsia japonica ‘Camouflage’
Fatsia japonica 'Camouflage'
Fatsia japonica ‘Camouflage’
Fatsia japonica 'Spider Web'
Fatsia japonica ‘Spider Web’
Opuntia gomei 'Old Mexico'
Opuntia gomei ‘Old Mexico’

More new plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

A few of these new plants (all one gallon plants) that arrived today, are bit more on the unusual side @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acer rufinerve ‘Winter Gold’ – A snake bark Maple  to 20′ with golden bark.  Best in afternoon shade.
  • Aesculus tubinata ‘Marble Chip’ – Variegated Japanese Horse Chestnut – Large, creamy white  and green variegated leaves.  This selection is supposed to be more scorch resistant than some of the other variegated forms.
  • Betula pendula ‘Golden Cloud’ – Birch with butter-yellow leaves in the spring.  Trees to 15 – 20′. Protect from afternoon sun.
  • Calycanthus raustonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ – Sweetshrub – 10′ shrub with 2″ wine colored flowers in summer.
  • Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – Variegated Pagoda Dogwood – White variegated leaves on a tree to 15 – 25′ with tiered/layered horizontal branching.
  • Carpinus betula ‘Foliis Argenteovariegatis Pendula’ – Variegated weeping Hornbeam to 10′ x 10′.
  • Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Kristen Lipka’s Variegated Weeper’ or KLVW – A variegated weeping Dogwood.
  • Disanthus c. ‘Ena nishiki’ – A 6 to 10 shrub for part shade with variegated blue-green leaves with a white margin.  Small dark purple flowers in October. For Part shade.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ – Beech tree to 20 to 26′ with curled, dark red/purple foliage.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ – Variegated Beech – A slow growing tree to 10′ with white and green variegated foliage.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Mercedes’ – Dwarf Beech with green, willowlike foliage turning bronze in the Fall.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Anny’s Dwarf’ – A dwarf tree to 5 – 6′.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Layin Low’ – Prostrate form to 2′ x 3-4′ wide.
  • Gingko biloba ‘Sunstream’ – Variegated form with yellow and green leaves.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Tremonia’ – A narrow form to 30 – 50 tall, and only 6′ wide.
  • Halesia tetraptera ‘Silver Splash’ – Variegated Carolina Silverbell – Small understory tree with white flowers and winged fruit.
  • Quercus patraea ‘Purpurea’ – Purple Sessile Oak – purple leaves on a slow growing tree to 50′.
  • Zelkova serrata ‘Goshiki’ – Small tree with variegated white and green leaves.
Halesia t. 'Silver Splash'
Halesia t. ‘Silver Splash’

New shipment of plants arrived this evening @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Are is a list of the new plants that just arrived @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery this evening:

  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’ – Prostrate Acacia – Great large scale groundcover for tough places. 1 -2′ tall and 10 to 15′ wide.  Very hardy 10 – 15 F and low water needs.
  • Agave striata forma purpurea – Maguey Espadín – A very hardy clustering Agave.  1 to 2′ tall, forming clumps to 3 to 5 feet wide.  Leaves will flush purple in full sun.  Very low water needs.
  • Agave parrasana ‘Fireball’ – Just rec’d a few more of this great variegated Cabbage head Agave.  Solitary plants to 2′ x 2′ with Blue-gray leaves variegated with cream margins.  Requires Full sun and very low water needs. Hardy to 15 F.
  • Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’ –  Variegated Octopus Agave – to 4′ foot unarmed green leaves with creamy yellow margins.
  • Aloe brevifolia – A groundcover rosette-forming Aloe with white spines along the margins.  To about 1′. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Aloe lineata var. muirii – A clustering Aloe with yellow green leaves with red lines and red teeth.  Hardy to about 20 F. Low water needs.
  • Aloe marlothii – Mountain Aloe – Large solitary Aloe to 8 – 10′.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Low water needs.
  • Aloe x nobilis – Golden toothed Aloe – A rosette forming Aloe to 2′ with golden toothed leaves.  Hardy to about 20 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe reitzii – Solitary Aloe to about 3′ with red flowers in summer.
  • Aloe rubroviolacea – Arabian Aloe – Forming clumps to 3′ tall and 6′ wide with pink toned leaves.  Red flowers in late fall.  Needs perfect drainage. Hardy to about 20 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe striatula ‘Burly’- Described a “bomb proof” Aloe.  Very hardy and tolerates wet winters also.  Yellow flowers on a 6′ x 6′ succulent shrub.  Hardy to 15 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe wickensii – Geelaalwyn – Solitary Aloe to 2-3′ with bi-colored flowers of red and yellow in late winter.
  • Beschorneria albiflora – Trunking Beschorneria – Agave relative to 2-3′ with inflorescence to 6′.  White flowers quickly taking on pink tone.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.  Medium water needs.
  • Dasylirion longissimum – Mexican Tree – to 6 – 10′.  Hardy to leass than 15 F and low water needs.Grass
  • Dichondra sericea – Silver Ponysfoot – Groundcover 1-2″ tall and spreading.  Great for hanging over the edge of a pot.  Hardy to 10 F and medium water needs.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ – 12″ wide with pink to red tinge near the ends of the leaves, and darker red terminal leaf ends.  Hardy to 15 F
  • Echeveria Latte Rose’ – (E. agavoides x lilacina) Brown Ghost plant –  8- 10″ wides with leaves the color of coffee with cream, with a slight pink tone.  Hardy to 15 F and low water needs.
Acacia redolens 'Low Boy'
Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’
Agave striata forma purpurea
Agave striata forma purpurea
Agave vilmoriniana 'Stained Glass'
Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe lineata var. muirii
Aloe lineata var. muirii
Aloe marlothii
Aloe marlothii
Aloe rubroviolacea
Aloe rubroviolacea
Aloe striatula 'Burly'
Aloe striatula ‘Burly’
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii

Even more Tillandsias (Air Plants) arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

The following Tillandsias (Air Plants) arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Tillandsia capitata Mauve
  • Tillandsia capitata Orange (Blooming)
  • Tillandsia duratii (Blooming) – with fragrant flowers and leaves that curl at the ends to hold onto the tree/shrub that they are growing on.
  • Tillandsia juncea Giant
  • Tillandsia juncea x Excerta
  • Tillandsia neglecta Red Giant
  • Tillandsia stricta Stiff Gray Giant (Blooming)
Tillandsia capitata Orange
Tillandsia capitata Orange
Tillandsia duratii
Tillandsia duratii
Bromeliads
Bromeliads
Bromeliads
Bromeliads
Tillandsia stricta Stiff Gray Giant
Tillandsia stricta Stiff Gray Giant

New Tillandsias (Air Plants) @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Tillandsia capitata Red
Tillandsia capitata Red

New Tillandsias (Air Plants/Bromeliads) @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Tillandsia brachycaulos x concolor
  • Tillandsia capitata Dominican Republic
  • Tallandsia capitata Red
  • Tillandsia capitata Yellow
  • Tillandsia chiapensis
  • Tillandsia duratii
  • Tillandsia juncea hybrid
  • Tillandsia lautneri
  • Tillandsia neglecta
Tillandsia duratii
Tillandsia duratii
Tillandsia capitata Yellow
Tillandsia capitata Yellow
Tillandsia grandis
Tillandsia grandis
Frogs like Tillandsias too!
Frogs like Tillandsias too!