A few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery on this foggy morning.

A few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery on this foggy morning:

Aesculus x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'

Aesculus x neglecta ‘Erythroblastos’

Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'

Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’

Acer palmatum 'Olsen's Frosted Strawberry'

Acer palmatum ‘Olsen’s Frosted Strawberry’

Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'

Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web’

Chionanthus retusus

Chionanthus retusus

Chionanthus retusus

Chionanthus retusus

It’s Spring @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Happy Spring!

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima Daijin'

Paeonia suffruticosa ‘Shima Daijin’

Grevillea lanvandula 'Penola'

Grevillea lanvandula ‘Penola’

Aechmea recurvata 'Aztec Queen'

Aechmea recurvata ‘Aztec Queen’

Acer capertre 'Carnival'

Acer capertre ‘Carnival’

Carex oshimensis 'Everillo' and Lou

Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ and Lou

Athyrium 'Ghost'

Athyrium ‘Ghost’

Toona sinensis 'Flamingo'

Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo’

Acer palmatum 'Manyo no sota'

Acer palmatum ‘Manyo no sota’

Stachyrus praecox 'Rubriflorus'

Stachyurus praecox ‘Rubriflorus’

Picea pungens 'Gabelle's Golden Spring'

Picea pungens ‘Gabelle’s Golden Spring’

More new plants arrived today @Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Another plant shipment today including:

  • Aloe arborescens – Torch Aloe – Succulent to 6 – 8′ tall with coral-red flowers.  Hardy to about 22 F.
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea Nana’ – Dwarf Barberry with great foliage color – golden yellow in spring and red in fall.  2 x 2′, afternoon shade in hot areas.
  • Borinda boliana – Clumping Bamboo – New shoots are pale blue, grows to 24′, and very hardy to 10 F.  Perfers afternoon shade.
  • Buxus sempervirens – variegated – Variegated English Box – Shrub to 4 – 6′ for sun to part shade.
  • Cheilanthes argentea – Silver Cloak Fern – Dwarf Dryland Fern (10″) for rock gardnes. Grow in full sun to part sun.
  • Cheilanthes lanosa – Hairy Lip Fern – Dwarf (8″) Dryland Fern for rock gardens.  Grows in sun to part sun.  Drought tolerant.
  • Chimonocalamus pallens – Clumping Bamboo to 26′, blue-green new culms and orange in fall.  Hardy to 15 F.  Mixed data on sun tolerance.
  • Cryptomeria japonica ‘Kelly’s Fastigiate’ – Conifer to 20′.
  • Cupressus cashmeriana – Kashmir Cypress – A beautiful conifer to 40 – 60′ with blue-green aromatic foliage
  • Deutzia ‘Magicien’ – A deciduous shrub to 7′ or more with pink flowers edged in white in spring.
  • Polystichum setiferum – Soft Shield Fern – 2′ fronds for light to deep shade.
  • Pyrrosia hastata – Felt Fern – 12″ tall clumping fern with three lobed dark green leaves with the leaf backs a felty brown.
  • Pyrrosia lingua ‘Eboshi’ –  Very slow growing Contorted Tongue Fern to 6 – 8″.  Glossy leaves on top with felty brown underneath.
  • Romneya coulteri – Matilija Poppy – Spreading underground to 8′ across and 4-5′ tall with big white flowers with yellow centers.
  • Rosa ‘Sally Holmes’ – Hybrid Musk Rose – Single 5″ white flowers.
  • Thamnochortus insignis – Thatching Reed – Beautiful Restio to 4- 6′.
  • Vaccinium ovatum ‘Blue Madonna’ – Huckleberry – Shade tolerant shrub to 5′ with white flowers and sweet, slightly tart, blue-black fruit.
  • Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’- Grape with summer leaves turning burgundy and cabarnet red with deep purple clusters of grapes in fall.
  • Wisteria floribunda ‘Purple Patches’ – Deciduous Vine with very long violet-purple flowers in spring.
Cheilanthes argentea

Cheilanthes argentea

Cheilanthes lanosa

Cheilanthes lanosa

Polystichum setiferum

Polystichum setiferum

Pyrrosia hastata

Pyrrosia hastate

Pyrrosia lingua 'Eboshi'

Pyrrosia lingua ‘Eboshi’

 

 

New Tillandsias (epiphytes) are now available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Tallandsia ionantha Godzilla

Tallandsia ionantha Godzilla

Shipment of Tillandsias are here including:

  • Tillandsia fasciculata Golden Torch
  • Tillandsia fasciculata x ionantha
  • Tillandsia ionantha Albino (Druid)
  • Tillandsia ionantha Godzilla
  • Tillandsia ionantha Peach
  • Tillandsia ionantha Ron
  • Tillandsia ionantha  vanhyningii
  • Tillandsia recurvifolia v. subsecundifolia
  • Tillandsia tenuifolia Bronze Giant
  • Tillandsia tenuifolia Amethyst
Tillandsia fasciculata Golden Torch

Tillandsia fasciculata Golden Torch

Tillandsia ionantha Ron

Tillandsia ionantha Ron

Tillandsia ionantha Van Hyn

Tillandsia ionantha vanhyningii

Tillandsia ionantha Van Hyn

Tillandsia ionantha vanhyningii

Tillandsia recurvifolia v subsecundifolia

Tillandsia recurvifolia v subsecundifolia

Tillandsia tenuifolia Amethyst

Tillandsia tenuifolia Amethyst

 

New plant Shipment today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants today including:

  • Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Whale’s Tongue Agave – Very hardy to 5 F, 3-4′ tall .  and wide.  These are nice 7 gallon specimen plants.
  • Amaryllis belladonna ‘Alba’ – White Naked Lady Bulbs – Available in one gallon pots.
  • Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’ – Red Kangaroo Paws – Big and full five gallon plants – 6 feet tall!  Really nice!  Hardy and evergreen to 25 F, and will re-sprout to about 20 F.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – Green and red flowers in summer, 4-5′ tall, hardy to <15 F, and low water needs.
  • Cordyline ‘Cha Cha’ – Nice, full two gallons available. Hardy to about 20 F.  clumping 3-4′ weeping leaves of apricot, peach, yellow, and green.
  • Cycas panahihuaensis – Panahihua Sago Palm.  3-4′ pinnate leaves on a 4-6′ trunk.  Very Hardy and evergreen to 20 F, and deciduous to about 10 F or lower.  Large specimen plant available in 10 gallon Squat Pot.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – Large rosette succulent to 1′ tall and wide, with red edged leaves.  Very hardy to 14 F.  Low water needs.
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’ – Fine Leafed Mallee – Small tree 4 – 8′ tall, hardy to about 23 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ –  Safari Conebush – Great specimen shrub with red and yellow flowers to 8′ tall.  Low water needs.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’  – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Great for spilling over a pot or wall.  1-2′ tall and 4-6 wide.  Low water needs.
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ – Big pink flowers on a 6′ shrub.  Low water needs.  Hardy to mid-twenties.
Anigozanthus 'Big Red'

Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’

Agave ovatifolia 'Frosty Blue'

Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’

Cycas panzhihuaensis

Cycas panzhihuaensis

 

New Plants just in @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery- Aloes!

Just rec’d a shipment of plants yesterday @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery including:

Aloe 'Safari Sunset'

Aloe ‘Safari Sunset’

  • Aloe castanea  (Cat’s Tail Aloe) – Orange flowers in winter, 6 – 10′ , hardy to 20 F.
  • Aloe ‘David Verity’ (David Verity Aloe) – Aloe arborescens x A. salm-dyckiana, flowers Red & Yellow, 4 – 6′ tall and wide, Hardy to at least 25 F, and possibly a bit lower.
  • Aloe distans – (Golden Tooth Aloe, Jeweled Aloe) – Syn. A. mitriformis, A. perfoliate, spreading Aloe for Full Sun to light shade, 5″, coral flowers, hardy 20 F, and wet tolerant.
  • Aloe pratensis – (Rocky Meadow Aloe) – Small clustering Aloe, 8″, pale peach flowers, hardy to 19 F, best kept dry in winter.
  • Aloe reitzii – (Reitz’s Aloe) – Flowers red to red-orange, 2-3′, very low water needs, hardy 20 F.
  • Aloe ‘Safari Orange’ – (Safari Orange Aloe) – Flowers bright orange, 2-3′, hardy to   23 F, and low water needs.
  • Aloe ‘Safari Sunrise’ – (Safari Sunrise Aloe) – Flowers orange & pink, 1′ tall, suckering Aloe that makes a great groundcover, hardy to about 21 F, moderate water needs.
  • Aloe x nobilis – (Gloden Toothed Aloe) Aloe miriformis x A. brevifolia, Suckering Aloe for full sun or light shade and sandy soil, orange-red flowers, 1-2′, hardy to 20 F, low water needs.
  • Banksia speciosa – (Showy Banksia) – 1′ tall creamy yellow flowers, 12 – 20′ tall, low water needs with no water in summer. hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’ – (Electric Flash Grass Tree) – Chocolate and cream colored leaves, 4′ tall, and possible up to 8′ clumping plant, hardy to 15 F, low water needs.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – (Wax Agave) – Large (14″ wide) rosettes of apple-green leaves with red edges (mostly on tips), red and yellow flowers, for full sun or light shade, hardy to 14 F, low water needs.
  • Echeveria colorata ‘Mexican Giant’ – (Mexican Giant Echeveria) 1′ wide rosettes, leaves covered with powdery-white coating, water from side to avoid washing coating off leaves, survived outside this last winter to 23 F with no protection, low water needs.
  • Echeveria prolifica – (Prolific Echeveria) Small clustering Echeveria with silver-green leaves for cool sun to light shade, hardy to 15- 20 F.
  • Wollemia nobilis – (Wollemi Pine) – One of the world’s oldest trees, to 100′, hardy to 10 -15 F
Aloe nobilis

Aloe pratensis

Aloe nobilis

Aloe nobilis

Aloe distans

Aloe distans

Aloe reitzii

Aloe reitzii

Echeveria agavoides 'Maria'

Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’

Echeveria c. 'Mexican Giant'

Echeveria c. ‘Mexican Giant’

Aloe 'David Verity'

Aloe ‘David Verity’

Aloe castanea

Aloe castanea

Aloe castanea

Aloe castanea

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’