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