Tag Archives: blue velvet

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

New Plants for August at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants today arrived at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia vestita – Multi-truck, Hairy Wattle, 5 gallons, 12 – 15′ Tall and wide. Hardy to 20 – 25 F
  • Agathis robusta – 15 gallon, Queensland Kauri, Conifer up to 80′ (H) x 15 – 30′ (w), Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor’ – One gallons, 12 – 18″ (h) x 2′ (w), Hardy to 11 F.
  • Agave ‘Risner Bill’ – 3 gallons – Hardy Cow Horn Agave (Agave colorata x Agave bovicornuta), (h) 2′-3′ (w) 3-5′, hardiness 15 F, for Full Sun
  • Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata – Five gallons, Mountain Cabbage Tree – (h) 10 – 15′, Hardy to 20 F, for Full Sun.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – Three gallons, Hardy and big plants! (h) 1′(w) 1 – 2′, Hardy to 14 F
  • Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’ – Brown Ghost Plant – one gallons, (E. agavoides x E. lilacina), hardy 15 – 20 F.
  • Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’ – 2 gallons, (Manfreda variegata x Agave celsii ?), (h) 2 – 3′ (w) 4 – 6′, gray-green leaves spotted with brown.  Hardy to 9 F.
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – 15 gallon – Big Bend Yucca, Slow growing to 12′ (h) x 4′ (w), Hardy to 0 F.  Protect from gophers!
Acacia vestita
Acacia vestita
Agathis robusta
Agathis robusta

 

Agave 'Risner Bill'
Agave ‘Risner Bill’
Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata
Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata

 

Echeveria agavoides 'Maria'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’
Echeveria 'Latte Rose'
Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’

 

Mangave 'Macho Mocha'
Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’
Yucca rostrata 'Blue Velvet'
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’

New Plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery January 2015

Agathis robusta
Agathis robusta

A few new plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including a couple of Australian conifers and several HARDY Agaves.

  • Acacia vestita
  • Agathis robusta
  • Agave americana var medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’
  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’
  • Agave parrasana x colorata
  • Agave ‘Risner Bill’
  • Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’
  • Urginea maritima
  • Veltheimia bracteata ‘Yellow Comet’
  • Wollemia nobilis
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’
Acacia vestita
Acacia vestita

 

Agave americana var medio-picta 'Dwarf Alba'
Agave americana var medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’
Agave parrasana x colorata
Agave parrasana x colorata
Agave 'Risner Bill'
Agave ‘Risner Bill’
Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon'
Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’
Yucca rostrata 'Blue Velvet'
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’