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’



Plants Blooming in the Nursery this Month – April 2010

Here are photos taken today of plants blooming in the nursery –

  • Beschorneria albiflora – Trunking Beschoneria
  • Beschorneria septentrionalis x decosteriana -False Red Agave
  • Chionanthus retusus var. serrulatus – Chinese Fringe Tree
  • Cytisus ‘Lena’ – Broom
  • Cytisus ‘Moonlight’ – Broom
  • Deutzia gracilis ‘Chardonnay Pearls’ –  Slender Deutzia
  • Isopogon anethifolius ‘Curra Moors’ – Drumsticks
  • Leucadendron discolor ‘Pom Pom’ – Pom Pom Protea
  • Michelia crassipes
  • Polygonatum x hybridum ‘Grace Barker’ – Grace Barker Solomon’s Seal
  • Rhodohypoxis baurii ‘Picta’
  • Ribes speciosum ‘Rana Creek’ – Rana Creek Gooseberry
  • Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’ – Black Lace Elderberry
  • Syringa vulgaris ‘Acubifolia Variegata’ – Variegated Lilac
  • Tradescantia ‘Chedglow’ – Chedglow Spiderwort
  • Viburnum lantana ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Wayfaring Tree
  • Viburnum plicatum ‘Shoshoni’ – Japanese Snowball
  • Weigela florida ‘Variegata’

Beschorneria albiflora

Beschorneria septentrionalis x decosteriana

Chionanthus retusus var. serrulatus

Cytisus 'Lena'

Cytisus 'Moonlight'

Deutzia gracilis 'Chardonnay Pearls'

Isopogon anethifolius 'Curra Moors'

Isopogon anethifolius 'Curra Moors'

Leucadendron discolor 'Pom Pom'

Michelia crassipes

Michelia crassipes

Polygonatum x hybridum 'Grace Barker'

Rhodohypoxis baurii 'Picta'

Ribes speciosum 'Rana Creek'

Sambucus nigra 'Balck Lace'

Syringa vulgaris 'Acubifolia Variegata'

Tradescantia 'Chedglow'

Viburnum lantata 'Variegata'

Viburnum plicatum 'Shoshoni'

Weigela florida 'Variegata'