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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

Clivia caulescens

 

Clivia caulescens
Clivia caulescens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clivia caulescens is one of five Clivia species endemic to South Africa; it has pendent, tubular, 2-3 inch long flowers similar to Clivia nobilis and Clivia gardenii, but differs from these by forming long stems with aerial roots.   These stems can reach 2-3′ or more and can flop over and grow along the ground terminating with long, floppy green leaves.  The tubular flowers transition from a deep orange throat to brilliant green tips.  Clivias are an essential addition to you garden or plant collection with their bold evergreen foliage, brightly colored flowers and large orange to red seed pods in the fall.

Clivia caulescens
Clivia caulescens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clivia caulescens prefer to grow in light shade in very well-drained soil in climates that are free of frost.  These plants thrive and are dramatic grown in containers and can easily be brought inside during winter. 

Other Clivias available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery include Clivia miniata with yellow flowers, Clivia hybrids with orange flowers and variegated foliage and Clivia nobilis.  In addition, I am growing many hybrids Clivia from seed and will make these available after they develop their first blooms.

Clivia caulescens
Clivia caulescens