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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

More new plants just arrived at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Another shipment of plants just arrived this morning including:

  • Agave weberi ‘Arizona Star’ – Variegated Agave, 4′ tall by 6 – 7′ wide.                         Hardy to 10  – 15 F.  Nice 5 gallon plants!
  • Aloe polyphylla – Spiral Aloe.
  • Cannomois grandis – Bell Reed. A beautiful large Restio.
  • Cercidium x ‘Desert Museum’ – (Palo Verde Tree) Great tree for our dry summers.  Yellow flowers and green, thornless green trunks.
  • Corylus avellana ‘Red Dragon’ – Red-leaved  contorted Hazelnut.  Holds the red color better than some of the other red-leaved varieties.
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem’ – A low spreading shrub (1′ x 4-5′) with pink and white flowers.
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Mt Tamboritha’ – Another variety of the Woolly Grevillea, 1-2′ high and 4 – 5′ wide.
  • Leptospermum t. ‘Flat Rock’ – This is my favorite Tea Tree to about 6′ with white flowers in spring.
  • Lomandra hystrix ‘Tropic Belle’ – A grass-like plant to 2-3′.  Very useful  and tolerant of many conditions – Sun to light shade.  Low water needs.
Cercidium x 'Desert Museum'
Cercidium x ‘Desert Museum’
Corylus a. 'Red Dragon'
Corylus a. ‘Red Dragon’
Leptospermum t. 'Flat Rock'
Leptospermum t. ‘Flat Rock’

 

A few new plants arrived today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

More new plants today, including:

  • Acacia stenophylla – Shoe-string Acacia
  • Agave vilmoriniana – Octopus Agave
  • Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’ – Variegated Octopus Agave
  • Aloe ‘Sunrise’ – Kelly Griffin Hybrid
  • Clytostoma callistegiodes – Lavender Trumpet Vine
  • Echeveria gibbiflora ‘David Harris’ –  Dark ruffled leaves.  These are priced to sell!
  • Mahonia lomaiifolia – Chinese Holly
  • Neomarica caerulea – Walking Iris
  • Urginea maritima – Sea quill
Agave vilmoriniana 'Stained Glass'
Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’
Echeveria ?
Echeveria ?
Clytostoma callistegiodes
Clytostoma callistegiodes

 

 

More New Plants!

A few more plants arrived today @Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Aloe x nobilis
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’
  • Echeveria lilacina
  • Epilobium ‘Schieffelin’s Choice’
  • Leucospermum ‘High Gold’ – Just a few available in two gallons while they last.
  • Orostachys iwarenge – Chinese Dunce Caps
  • Sedum ‘Chocolate Ball’
  • Senecio mandraliscae
  • Senecio serpens
Cordyline 'Electric Flash'
Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’
Echeveria lilacina
Echeveria lilacina
Sedum 'Chocolate Ball'
Sedum ‘Chocolate Ball’
Senecio mandraliscae
Senecio mandraliscae
Senecio serpens
Senecio serpens

Nursery Display table

 

 

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 Arrivals at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants available at the nusery now:

  • Actea ‘Black Negligee’ – (syn Cimicifuga s.) – Black Bugbane
  • Athyrium ‘Dre’s Dagger’ – Dwarf Lady Fern
  • Athyrium ‘Lady in Lace’ – Dwarf Lady Fern
  • Brunnera ‘Alexander’s Great’ – Brunnera like ‘Jack Frost’ only grows much larger.
  • Polygonatum o. ‘Double Stuff’ – Variegated Solomon’s Seal with double the white edge.

And, new arrivals next week:

  • Agave a. medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’ – Dwarf White-Striped Century Plant
  • Aloe ‘Coral Fire’ – Kelly Griffin Hybrid Aloe
  • Cryptbergia ‘Red Burst’ – Bromeliad X (Cryptanthus bahianus x Billbergia nutans)
  • Echeveria colorata ‘Mexican Ghost’ – powdery-white waxy coating on large leaves
  • Garrya elliptica ‘Evie’ – Evie’s Silk Tassel Bush
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ – Orange and yellow flowers
  • Hesperoyucca whipplei ssp ememica – Baja Yucca – producing new rosettes after flowering.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’ – Prostrate Gray Honey-Myrtle
  • Ozothamnus leptophyllus ‘Silver Cape’ – Silver Shore Cottonwood – New plant 2013
Polygonatum o. Double Stuff'
Polygonatum o. Double Stuff’

Athyrium 'Dre's Dagger'

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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

Agave a. medio-picta 'Dwarf Alba'

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Hesperoyucca whipplei ssp. ememica

A Few New Plants

Here are a few new plants that are available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor’
  • Aloe ‘Lavender Star’ –
  • Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’
  • Echeveria ‘Fire and Ice’
  • Muhlenbergia capillaris ‘White Cloud’
  • Leucadendron ‘Ebony’ –
  • Leucadendron ‘Jester’
  • Leucospermum ‘Scarlet Ribbon’

Here are some of the new arrivals for spring 2013

Here are a few new arrivals at Peacock Horticultural nursery for spring 2013:

  • Aloe ‘Fang’
  • Aloe ‘Twilight Zone’
  • Aquilegia ‘Woodside Gold’ – Columbine
  • Arachniodes davalliaeformis – Shiny Bristle Fern
  • Arachniodes simplicior – East Indian Holly Fern
  • Arachniodes standshii – Upside-down Fern
  • Astelia ‘Silver Shadow’
  • Calothamnus gracilis ‘Spring Torch’ – Slender Net Bush
  • Cordyline banksii ‘Electric Star’  – Grass Tree
  • Correa ‘Wyn’s Wonder’ – Variegated Australian Fuchsia
  • Crinum ‘Sangria’ –Red-leaved Crinum Lily
  • Dasylirion berlandieri – Sotol
  • Dryopteris koidzumiana – Autumn Fern
  • Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Penola’
  • Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’
  • Leucadendron s. ‘Golden Tip’
  • Leucadendron linifolium
  • Ligularia t. ‘Crispatum’
  • Microlepia strigosa – Lace Fern
  • Wollemia nobilis – Wollemia Pine

    Aloe ‘Fang’

 

 

Aloe ‘Twilight Zone’
Aquilegia ‘Woodside Gold’
Cordyline ‘Electric Star’
Crinum ‘Sangria’