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New Plants @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery, Sebastopol, CA

New plants this week @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery in Sebastopol, CA include:

  • Acacia iteaphylla – Willow Wattle – Small tree to 10 – 13′ with low water needs. Yellow flowers in Spring and hardy to 20 F.
  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’ – Prostate Acacia – Low growing shrub (1-2′ high x 10 – 15 wide) with low water needs.  Small vanilla scented yellow flowers in Spring.  Hardy to 10 – 15 F
  • Agave bracteosa ‘Monterey Frost’ – Frosted Candelabrum Agave –  A variegated form with white margins to 1′ high x 1.5′ wide.  Plant in part sun and protect when temps. drop  below 20 F.
  • Agave ‘Filigree’ – Filigree Sierra Mixteca Agave – A small agave (1-2′ high x 2-3′ wide) with gray white leaf margins.  Hardy to 20 F, or possibly lower.  Low water needs.  Possibly a hybrid of A. titanota?
  • Agave gentryi ‘Jaws’ – A very hardy Agave to about 4′ high and 6′ wide.  Plant in full Sun at the coast to part sun inland.  Hardy to 5 F.
  • Agave ‘Parracolorata’ – A cross of A. parrasana x A. colorata with 2′ tall silvery-gray leaves with nice leaf imprints.  Very low water needs and hardy to possibly 15 F.
  • Asclepias speciosa – Showy Milkweed – Plant this 3′ and spreading native for your monarch butterflies and hummingbirds.  Very hardy and drought tolerant.
  • Combretum fruticosum – Orange Flame Vine – A vine to 12 – 20′ with support.  Flowers from summer to fall with yellow toothbrush-like flowers, turning orange with age.  Hardy and evergreen to 26 F, but can tolerate temps down to 20 F or lower with some damage.
  • Dichondra sericea – Silverleaf Ponysfoot – Groundcover with silver gray leaves.  Hardy to 10 F.  Great for hanging over the edge of a pot!
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ – A succulent to 6″ high and 8 – 12″ wide. Green leaves with red edges.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels – Biennial with silver gray leaves blooming the second season to 5 – 6′ with dark pink flowers.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ – A shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and wide with multicolored flowers in shades of yellow, pink and orange. Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-rocket Pincushion – Shrub to 7′ with bright orange pincushion flowers.  Plant in full sun with drained soil and mulch heavily.  These plants prefer an acidic soil.  Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer very low in phosphorus , but also containing trace elements.
Agave 'Filigree'
Agave ‘Filigree’
Agave 'Parracolorata'
Agave ‘Parracolorata’
Agave 'Jaws'
Agave ‘Jaws’
Agave bracteosa 'Monterrey Frost'
Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’

 

New Variegated Agaves

A few new variegated Agaves are now available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’ – Frosted Candelabrum Agave

Agave leopoldii ‘Hammer Time’ – Hammer Time Century Plant

Agave murpheyi ‘Engard’ – Variegated Hohokam Agave

Agave parasana ‘Fireball’ – Variegated Caggage Head Agave

Agave potatorum ‘Snowfall’ – Variegated Butterfly Agave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to these new variegated Agaves above, we also have many great variegated Agaves available that are a bit less new, including:

Agave americana var. marginata – Variegated Century Plant

Agave americana var. medio-picta – Yellow-striped Century Plant

Agave americana var. medio-picta ‘Alba’ – White striped Century Plant

Agave americana ‘Opal’ – Opal Century Plant

Agave americana var striata – Yellow-striped Century Plant

Agave angustifolia ‘Marginata’ – Caribbean Agave

Agave attenuata ‘Kara’s Stripes’ – Variegated Fox Tail Agave

Agave ‘Cornelius’ – Quasimoto Agave

Agave ‘Cream Spike’ (syn. Agave parryi minima variegata) – Cream Spike Agave

Agave demetiana ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Smooth Agave

Agave guiengola ‘Cream Brulee’ – Cream Burlee Century Plant

Agave lopantha ‘Quadricolor’ – Quadricolor Century Plant

Agave macroacantha ‘Blue Ribbon – Blue Ribbon Century Plant

Agave mitis ‘Multicolor’ (aka: Agave celsii ‘Multicolor’) – Multicolor Century Plant

Agave potatorum ‘Kichiokan Marginata’ (syn. Agave ‘Kissho Kan’) – Dwarf Variegated Butterfly Agave

Agave schidigera ‘Shira ito no Ohi’ – Queen of White Thread-leaf Agave

Agave ‘Tradewinds’ (syn. Agave potatorum ‘Variegata’) – Tradewinds Century Plant

Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Golden Princess’ – Variegated Queen Victoria Agave

Agave weberi ‘Arizona Star’ – Variegated Weber Agave