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New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Leucadendron Little Bit

Happy almost Spring.  New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adiantum hispidulum – Rough Maidenhair Fern
  • Alcantarea imperialis (Vriesea imperialis)  Very large Bromeliad – up to 5′ after many years.
  • Aloe ‘White Fox’ – Small green and white Aloe – 3 – 6″ tall and wide.
  • Blechnum brasiliense ‘Volcano’ – Dwarf Brazilian Tree Fern – Good choice for smaller gardens as the trunk only reaches about  one foot.
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’  – Clump forming Cordyine with chocolate and cream foliage to about 4′.
  • Dianella ‘Clarity Blue’ – Flax Lily – Blue foliage to 2 – 3′ tall.  Part shade to full sun on the coast.  Blue flowers.
  • Dianella ensifolia Variegata – Flax Lily -Variegated foliage to 2 – 3′.  Part shade to full sun on the coast.  Blue flowers and berries.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica – Tasmanian Tree Fern to 12 – 16′ tall.
  • Echeveria Mahogany Hybrids – Green-bronze foliage with 6″ wide rosettes.
  • Leucadendron ‘Little Bit’ – Smaller size Leucadendron to 2 – 3′ with creamy white and orange flower bracts.
  • Leucadendron s. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ – New variety for me with Ivory and Pink flowers to 3 – 4′ (?).
  • Manfreda u. ‘Chocolate Chips’ – Wavy, thin leaves spotted with chocolate colored spots.  To 1′ tall and 2’+ wide.
  • Parthenocissus henryana – Deciduous vine to 15’+. Nice Fall color.
  • Pelargonium g. ‘Colocho’ – Little scented geranium (rose scented ?) with twisted leaves.
  • Protea cynaroides – King Protea tp 3 – 5′ with huge pink flowers.
  • Ribes x gordonianum – A hybrid flowering current with red and yellow flowers in early spring. Deciduous shrub to 6′ tall and 8′ wide.
  • Woodwardia fimbriate – CA native Giant Tree Fern to 4- 6 tall and wide.
Echeveria Mahogany Hybrids
Leucadendron Strawberry Blonde
Dianella Clarity Blue
Blechnum brasiliense Volcano

A few photos from around Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

A few photos from around the nursery today:

Aloe arborescens x ferox ‘Tangerine’
Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
Aloe juvenna
Aloe juvenna
Camellia ‘Yume’
Hamamelis x i. ‘Strawberries and Cream’
Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Orange Peel’
Lachenalia aloides var. quadricolor
Lachenalia aloides var. quadricolor
Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’

New plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

Mangave ‘Bloodspot’
  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ – Lily of the Nile – This variety has flowers that are white with a dark blue violet base.
  • Aloe ‘Johnson’s Hybrid’ – Clumping Aloe to less than one foot tall with orange flowers and green tips blooming year-round.  Hardy to at least 20 F.
  • Aloe lineata var muirii  – Clustering Aloe 2 – 6′ tall with yellow green leaves that have red stripes running along them and red teeth.  Flowers are salmon-orange in late winter/early spring.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Aloe ‘Zanzibar’ – Long-leafed Tiger Teeth Aloe – Suckering Aloe to one foot tall.  Orange-red flowers occasionally and hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Very similar to Aloe juvenna but with narrower leaves.
  • Callistemon ‘Cane’s Hybrid’ – Cane’s Bottlebrush – Hardy, drought tolerant shrub to 8 – 10′ tall with light pink flowers.
  • Dyckia floribunda ‘La Rioja’ – Silver Starfish – Clustering Bromeliad to about one tall.  Hardy to about 15 F.
  • Echeveria ‘Morning Beauty’ – Solitary rosette with blue gray glaucous leaves.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-rocket Pincushion – (Leucospermum reflexum x L.  lineare]  An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 4- 5′ tall with orange  red flowers in late winter to early spring.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Leucospermum ‘Scarlet Ribbons’– Nodding Pincushion – (Leucospermum glabrum X L. tottum) –  An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 4- 5′ tall with salmon flowers in late winter to early spring.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Leucospermum ‘Spider Hybrid’ – Spider Pincushion – (Leucospermum tottum x L. formosum) An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 6 – 8′ tall with salmon and yellow flowers in late winter to early spring.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ – (Agave macroacantha hybrid x Manfreda maculosa?) Succulent to about 12″ tall x 15″ wide with gray-green leaves with maroon spots and leaf edges. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Melaleuca armillaris – Bracelet Honey-Myrtle – A hardy, drought tolerant and fast growing  evergreen tree to about 30′ tall with cream flowers in late spring to early summer.  Hardy to 20 F.
  • Philadendron ‘Xanadu’ – An evergreen tropical plant to about 3′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.  Hardy to about 25 F or makes a great houseplant.
  • Sansevieria cylindrical – Skyline Spear Sansevieria – Great houseplant with leaves to 3 – 5′.  Do not overwater!.
  • Sansevieria masoniana – Mason’s Congo – Great houseplant with leaves 8 – 10″ wide and 3 -5′ tall.
  • Sedeveria ‘Letizia’ – Ledy’s Sedeveria – (Sedum cuspidatum X Echeveria setosa var. ciliata) Succulent to 8″ forming many 2.5″ rosettes with green leaves turning red in full sun and with winter chill.
Agapanthus ‘Twister’
Callistemon ‘Cane’s Hybrid’
Echeveria ‘Morning Beauty’
Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’

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’