A few new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’

New plant arrivals today include:

  • 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.
  • Callistemon ‘Little John’ (5 gallon pots) Dwarf Bottlebrush – Shrub to 3 – 5′ tall and 4 -6′ wide red bottlebrush flowers from summer to fall. Hardy to the low 20’s F.
  • Protea laurifolia ‘Rose Mink’ (5 gallon pots) Shrub can grow 8 – 10′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide. Pink flowers with black and white tips occur mainly in winter. Plant in full sun with low water needs once established. Hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ (5 gallon pots) A hybrid of Protea susannae x P. eximia.  Shrub can grow 6 – 8′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.  Pink flowers in occur mainly in winter.  Plant in full sun and low water needs once established.  Hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Senecio candicans Angel Wings – Sea Cabbage (1 gallon pots) A perennial to about 16″ tall and wide with large velvety white leaves.  Plant in cool sun to bright shade and best with regular water.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Zanthorrhoea glauca  – Queensland Grasstree (5 gallon pots) – A very slow growing plant with 4- 5′ long grass-like leaves on top of a thick 6 – 8′ tall trunk.  Very hardy to at least 20 F and low water needs once established.

New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agave salmiana var ferox ‘Variegata’

New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Low growing (2′ tall x 3-5′ wide) hardy Australian shrub.  Interesting silver-gray leaves with pink new growth.  Very small red flowers.
  • Agave celsii var albicans ‘UCB’– Clumping (2′ x 2′) hardy Agave with wide blue-gray leaves.
  • Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Very hardy large 3-4′ Agave with very wide gray leaves.
  • Agave salmiana var. ferox ‘Variegata’ – Large, hardy Agave (4-6′ tall) with drak green leaves with yellow margins.
  • Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’ – Large (4-6′), very hardy Agave with wide gray-green leaves with mostly Spineless margins!  Does have terminal spines.
  • Aloe capitata var. quarziticola – A stemless Aloe to about 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’ (An Aloe dawei hybrid?) – A clustering Aloe to 3-4′ with red-orange flowers in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Aloe ‘David’s Delight’ (Another A. dawei hybrid?)  A low branching Aloe to 3-4′ with red flowers mostly in late summer, but can bloom year-round.  Hard to about 25 F.
  • Aloe dawei ‘Yellow’ – Yellow Dawe’s Aloe – A clump forming Aloe to 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to  about 25 F.
  • Aloe debrana – A stemless, suckering Aloe to 2-3′ with red flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Aloe greenii – A stemeless, suckering Aloe to 1-2′ with pink flowers in late summer.  Hardy to about 25F.
  • Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’ – Super Red Sunbird Aloe – An upright short-stemmed Aloe to 4-5 tall and 3-4′ wide with red flowers in winter. Hard to about 25 F?
  • Aloe tomentosa – Green Hairy Aloe – Aoe forms a single rosette to 2′ tall and 4′ wide with “hairy” chartreuse flowers in late summer.  Hardy t about 25 F.
  • Aloe ‘Verity Nice’ – (Aloe zubb x Aloe peckii) A small clustering Aloe to 18″ tall with yellow flowers in summer.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Aloe wickensii – A solitary stemless Aloe to 2-3′ with bi-colored red and yellow flowers in winter.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Aloe ‘Yellow Torch’ – A large shrub Aloe to 6 – 8′ with yellow flowers in late fall till winter.  Hardy to about 25 F or less.
  • Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native shrub (near Sebastopol, CA.) to 7 – 10 tall and wide with dark red bark and white flowers in late winter to spring.  Drought tolerant and hardy to 0-10 F.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ – Large Echeveria to 1′ wide with green leaves with reddish tinge.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels –  A biennial, forming a 2′ rosette the first year.  Second year flowering 5-7′ tall with rose-pink flowers.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Leucophyta brownie (Calocephalus) – Looks like silver-white tumbleweed to 1- 3′.  Drought tolerant hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Prefers great drainage.
  • Sansevieria masoniana – Mason’s Congo- Large leaf house plant to 3 -5′. Hardy to about 30 F.
  • Trevesia palmata – Snowflake Aralia  – 15 – 20′ evergreen tree.  Makes a good house plant, or can be grown outside in the shade until winter when it would need proetection from frost.
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Slow growing Yucca to 12 – 16′ selected for its gray-blue foliage.

Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’

Agave celsii var albicans UCB

Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’

Aloe capitata var. quarziticola

Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’

Aloe ‘David’s Delight’

Aloe dawei ‘Yellow’

Aloe debrana

Aloe greenii

Aloe greenii

Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’

Aloe tomentosa

Aloe ‘Verity Nice’

Aloe ‘Verity Nice’

Aloe wickensii

Aloe ‘Yellow Torch’

Leucophyta brownii

Sansevieria masoniana

Trevesia palmata

Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’