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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.
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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'