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A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

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

  • Adenanthos x cunninghamii – 4″ pots
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’
  • Oscularia caulescens
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – 2 gallons
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – 3 gallon pots

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Leucospermum ‘Tango’

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adenanthos sericeus (Coast Wollybush) – Shrub or small tree (6 – 10′ tall) with soft gray needle-like foliage.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Tip damage may occur below 24 F.  For full sun on the coast to part shade inland.
  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’ – Hardy Agave to 1-2′ tall x 2-3′ wide with blue leaves edged in red and yellow.
  • Brahea edulis (Guadalupe Palm) – Hardy fan palm to 20+ feet tall for full sun. Slow growing.
  • Chamaedorea microspadix (Hardy Bamboo Palm) – a suckering palm for shade.  8′ tall or less.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Chamaerops humilis cerifera (Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm) – Suckering (multi-trunked) palm .  8-10′ tall, for full sun.  Very hardy to 5 – 10 F.
  • Cordyline ‘Design a line Burgundy’ – Clump forming Cordyline with burgundy weeping foliage to 3′.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica (Tasmanian Tree Fern)  – Hardy tree fern to about 15′ and 6-10 wide.  Hardy and evergreen to the low 20 F, but will resprout  at 19 F.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ – Succulent with dark “black” edges in full sun.
  • Lampranthus deltoids (syn Oscularia deltoids) – Pink Iceplant – Hardy succulent groundcover for full sun.  Blue-green foliage, dark pink stems and pink flowers.
  • Leucadendron Ebony – 3-4′ tall shrub with dark foliage and burgundy flowers.
  • Leucospermum ‘Tango’ – (L. glabrum x L. lineare) – Drought tolerant shrub with amazing orange-red flowers.  Grows to 6 – 8′ and 4 – 6′ wide.
  • Nolina nelson (Blue Nolina) – Both a very drought tolerant and very hardy shrub to 4 – 8′ tall.
  • Trachycarpus takil – Takil Palm – Fan palm up to 40′, but very slowly.  Very hardy to 15 F, for full sun to part sun.
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – Finally have some 4″ of this variegated  yellow and green Yucca.  1-2′ tall for full sun.

New Plants for July 2015

Sorry, I missed posting a couple of recent plant deliveries here.  I ordered so many plants in the spring that I have not ordered any new plants until this month, but if you have come into the nursery you would know that already.  I have been posting to Facebook, but a customer reminded me today that not everyone is on Facebook.  So, here are the new plants I received in July.

  • Acacia cognate ‘Counsin Itt’ – One Gallon pots.
  • Agapanthus africanus ‘Ponto’s Queen of the Nile’
  • Agapanthus inapertus nigrescens
  • Agave l. ‘Quadricolor’ – 3 gallons
  • Agave parrasana ‘Fireball’ – 2 gallon pots
  • Agave weberi ‘Reiners Selection’ – 15 gallon
  • Aloe striata – One gallons
  • Arbutus ‘Spring Frost’ –  Variegated Marina Variety
  • Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Ever Goldy’
  • Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’
  • Carpinus c. Fire Spire’ – Columnar, great red fall color. 6 gallon pots.
  • Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’ – Fishhook style, 10 gallon pot
  • Cercidium ‘Desert Museum’ – 15 gallons
  • Cordyline ‘Design-A-line Burdundy’
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’ – Chocolate and cream, one gallons
  • Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ – One gallon
  • Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice’ – One gallons
  • Dudleya cymosa – One gallons
  • Delosperma ‘Jewel of Desert Topaz’
  • Echeveria agaviodes ‘Ebony’ – 2 gallons
  • Echeveria ‘Black Knight’ – 6″ pots
  • Echeveria sp’ – One gallons
  • Echibeckia ‘Summerina Orange’
  • Epilobium canum ssp. canum
  • Epilobium ‘Wayne’s Silver
  • Euphorbia characias ‘Tasmanian Tiger’
  • Euphorbia myrsinites
  • Euphorbia pithyusa ‘Acid Wash’
  • Fagus s. ‘Dawyck Purple’ – 15 Gallon
  • Hebe ochracea ‘E.C. Stirling’ – Quarts
  • Hypericum Hypearl ‘Madelon’
  • Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’ – One gallons
  • Farfugium ‘Argentea’ -one gallons
  • Furfugium ‘Gigantea’  – One gallons
  • Lomandra confertifolia ssp. rubiginosa ‘Seascape’ – One gallons
  • Lomandra hytrix ‘Tropic Belle’ – One gallons
  • Metasequoia g. ‘North Light’ – 10 gallon
  • Monardella macrantha – One gallons
  • Origanum x ‘Amethyst Falls’
  • Othonna ‘Little Pickles’
  • Salvia apiana – One gallons
  • Stachys ‘Bello Grigio’ – one gallons
  • Teucrium chamaedrys ‘Summer Sunshine’
  • Teucrium cussonii
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – 3 gallons



New Plants July 2014

A few new plants now available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agathis robusta – Queensland Kauri –  A large coniferous tree in the Araucariaceae family, native to Australia.
  • Cordia boissieri – Texas Wild Olive
  • Rhodocoma gigantea – Restio
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ –  Just rec’d some beautiful 2 gallon plants.

New Arrivals to the Nursery – September

Here are some of the new plant arrivals at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this month.

  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’ – Beautiful small Agave with blue-green leaves with a red margin.  Now available in quart pots!
  • Albuca juncifolia(Rush-leaved Albuca) –  South African bulb with round leaves like a rush and greenish-yellow flowers in late spring.
  • Cordyline ‘Renegade’ (Renegade Cordyline) -This is a beautiful new clumping Cordyline with very wide black-purple foliage to 2 – 3′, and fragrant flowers in summer.  Now available in 2 gallons.
  • Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta Sport’ (Variegated Furcraea) – This is a sport of Furcraea ‘Mediopicta’ and has wide green leaves to 4 – 5′ with a narrow yellow band in the center of each leaf.  Hardy to USDA zone 9b (25 F).  These monocarpic plants produce an inflorescence that can reach 25′ with many greenish-white flowers.   Many plantlets will form on the inflorescence as the basal plant dies.
  • Remusatia vivipara
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’(Bright Star Yucca) – This is a beautiful new slow growing Variegated Yucca.  The wide leaves have deep yellow margins.  The ultimate size of this Yucca has not been determined yet.
  • Urginia maritima syn: Drimia maritima (Sea Squill) –  A large summer dormant bulb with blue-green leaves emerging in the fall after blooming.  In summer, 3 – 4′ stalks rise with many white flowers with yellow centers.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F, but best when protected from frost.  Gophers do not eat this bulb!  Huge 30 year old blooming bulbs available in 3 gallon pots, as well as, younger one gallon or 4″ pots available.
  • Zephyranthes ‘Labuffarosea’ (Labuffarosea Rain Lily) – Bulb native to Mexico that has pink flowers from late summer through fall.



Cordyline 'Rengade'
Cordyline 'Rengade'
Cordyline 'Renegade'
Cordyline 'Renegade'
Yucca 'Bright Star'
Yucca 'Bright Star'
Urginea maritima
Urginea maritima
Urginea maritima
Urginea maritima
Zephyranthes 'Labuffarosea'
Zephyranthes 'Labuffarosea'