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More new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery – Palms, Tree Ferns, more Aloes!, and a few other plants.

More new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery – Palms, Tree Ferns, more Aloes!, and a few other plants:

  • Aloe ‘Blue Elf’ – Growing to 18″ tall x 2′ wide with gray-blue leaves and orange flowers blooming in winter/spring. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Aloe ciliaris ‘Firewall’ – Groundcover Aloe – Growing to 2′ tall by 10′ wide or more over time with scarlet-red flowers blooming year-round. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
  • Aloe arborescens x ferox ‘Tangerine’ – A large Aloe to 6 – 8′ with orange flowers in winter.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
  • Aloe maculate hybrid
  • Beccariophoenix alfredii – High Plateau Coconut Palm – This palm originating from Madagascar looks like a coconut palm but produces no coconuts and is hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Cordyline ‘Design-a-Line Burgundy’ – A clump forming Cordyline to about 3′ tall and wide with weeping burgundy leaves.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Grows best here in Sebastopol in part sun with regular watering.
  • Cyathea cooperi – Australian Tree Fern to 15 – 20′ tall.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica – Tasmanian Tree Fern growing slowly to 15′.  Grows slower and shorter than the Australian Tree Fern (Cyathea cooperi).  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Dypsis baronii hybrid red petiole – A Sugar Cane Palm – A clustering Palm tree originating from Madagascar to 15 – 20′.  Hardy to about 28 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Goldstrike’ – Yellow Conebush – Like a  yellow flowering version of L. ‘Safari Sunset’ to 6′.  Hardy to around 20 – 25 F.
  • Phoenix roebelenii – Pygmy Date Palm – A slow growing Palm to 10′.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Trachycarpus takii  – Kumaon Palm – Very hardy slow growing Palm to 20′ originating from India.  Hardy to about 20 F.

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’

 

A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave geminiflora 4″
  • Aeonium ‘Zwartkop’
  • Aeonium ‘Sunburst’
  • Aloe ‘Hercules’
  • Banksia ashbyi
  • Brahea ‘Super Silver’
  • Cyathea cooperi – Australian Tree Ferns
  • Euphorbia ammak ‘Variegata’
  • Euphorbia resinifera
  • Leucadendron ‘Jester’
  • Rhapis excelsa – Lady Palms
  • Sabal ‘Riverside’
Euphorbia ammak ‘Variegata’

 

A few photos from around the nursery this morning.

A few photos from around the nursery this morning:

Leucospermum ‘Tango’
Aloe ‘Erik the Red’
Melaleuca incana
Protea c. ‘Mini King’
Camellia ‘Night Rider’
Camellia ‘High Fragrance’
Aechmea recurvata v. benrathii

A few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery morning.

A few photos from Peacock Horticultural Nursery morning:

Agave albopilosa ‘Tufts’
Aloe ‘Erik the Red’
Banksia ericifolia
Acacia vestita
Aloe ‘David Verity’
Echeveria gibbiflora ‘Mauna Loa’
Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’
Clematis fasciculiflora -silver marbled
Camellia japonica ‘Tama Americana’
Billbergia sp.
Podophyllum ‘Spotty Dotty’
Platycerium veitchii

A few new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Aloe ‘Moonglow’
  • Agave asperrima
  • Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’
  • Aloe capitata var. quarziticola
  • Aloe ‘Moonglow’
  • Casuarina glauca ‘Cousin It’
  • Dasylirion longissimum
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’
  • Euphorbia myrsinites
  • Hakea bucculenta
  • Hakea francisiana
  • Leucospermum ‘Tango’
Aloe ‘Moonglow’

New plants arriving today @Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Miimulus ‘Fiesta Marigold’

New plants arriving today @Peacock  Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’
  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’
  • Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’
  • Agave ‘Meteo’
  • Agave striata ‘Guadalcazar’
  • Aloe ‘Erik the Red’
  • Aloe plicatilis –
  • Aloe reitzii
  • Alstroemeria ‘Salmon’
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’
  • Echeveria chihuahuaensis
  • Echeveria elegans
  • Echeveria imbricata ‘Gray Swirl’
  • Dicksonia antartica
  • Graptopetalum pentandrum
  • Leucospermum ‘Scarlet Ribbon’
  • Leucospermum ‘Veldfire’
  • Mimulus ‘Fiesta Marigold’
  • Mimulus ‘Jelly Bean Dark Pink’
  • Mimulus ‘Jelly Bean Lemon’
  • Phylica plumosa
  • Senecio jacobsenii
Alstroemeria ‘Salmon’
Miimulus ‘Jelly Bean Lemon’
Mimulus ‘Jelly Bean Dark Pink’

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agapanthus ‘Twister’

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

  • Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Flame Bush – Shrub with wedge-shaped foliage to 2 – 4′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.   New growth is bright pink. Hardy to 15 -20 F
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris ‘Banksianum’ – Maidenhair Fern – Small , to about 18″, evergreen fern with black stems and small green leaves.  Hardy to 20 F
  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ – Lily of the Nile – Flowers, to 4′ high, are white with violet-blue at the base of each flower.
  • Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’ – A clumping Agave to 2′.  Hardy to about 18 F.
  • Aloe cheranganiensis – Cherangani Hills Aloe – To 3-4′ with orange-red flowers in fall/winter. Hardy to 25 F.
  • Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native CA shrub to 6 – 10′ tall and wide with dark red bark and white/pink flowers.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – a hardy Agave relative, forming a clump to about 3′, with tall red flower stalks in summer covered with green flowers with red bracts.
  • Cryptbergia ‘Red Burst’ – Clumping Bromeliad with bronzy-red leaves to about 1 foot.  Hardy to about 26 F.
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Grey Horizon’ – Groundcover shrub to 1′ tall and 4-6′ wide.  Attractive grey foliage, low water needs and hardy to about 20 F.
  • Euphorbia caput-medusa – Medusa’s Head – Succulent to 1′ tall and 3′ spread.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Euphorbia resinifera – Moroccan MoundSucculent to 1-2′ tall by up to 6′ wide.  Full sun in coastal locations and afternoon shade inland. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’ – A succulent cross of and an Aloe and a Gasteria resulting in a plant with dark purple mature leaves to about 1′. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Graptosedum ‘Vera Higgins’ – Succulent with bronze foliage to <1′ tall.  Full Sun on coast to part sun inland.  Great trailing over edge of a bed or pot.  Hardy to 25 F or perhaps lower.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-Rocket Pincushion – To 4 – 7′ tall, with orange flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’ – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Gray soft foliage to 1-2′ high and trailing down 4 – 6′.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Oscularia caulescens – Succulent groundcover to <1′ tall and 2-3′ wide with pink flowers. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Berzerkeley’ – to 24″ tall and 3′ wide with pink flowers.
  • Senecio jacobsenii – Trailing Jade –  Succulent trailing to as much as 4′ with orange flowers.  Hardy to at least 20 F.
  • Tanacetum haradjanii – Silver Tansy – gray foliage plant <1 tall and 2′ wide with yellow flowers.
  • Vriecantarea ‘Julietta’ – a large Bromeliad cross (Alcantarea x Vriesea) to 3′ and 4′ wide with purple and green leaves.  Hardy to 30 F
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Big Bend Yucca – Slow growing yucca to 12 – 15′ tall and 4′ wide.  Blue-gray foliage and hardy to 0 F.
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’
Beschorneria yuccoides
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Senecio jacobsenii
Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’
Agave celsii car albicans ‘UCB’
Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’
Euphorbia resinifera

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’

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