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New Plants in the Nursery – July 2010

Here are some of the recent arrivals that are now available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’
  • Acer x conspicuum ‘Phoenix’
  • Acer palmatum ‘Issai nishiki’
  • Agapanthus ‘Gold Strike’
  • Agapanthus praecox ‘Silver Streak’
  • Agave ‘ Mateo’
  • Berberidopsis coralina
  • Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Rot Fuchs’
  • Corydalis ‘Berry Exciting’
  • Corylus ‘Red Majestic’
  • Crinodendron hookerianum
  • Cryptomeria japonica ‘Sekkan-sugi’
  • Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Kisoji no haru’
  • Eriogonum grande var rubescens
  • Eucomis ‘Freckles’
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Red Obelisk’
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Tortuosa Purpurea’
  • Garrya elliptica ‘Evie’
  • Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’
  • Kniphofia northiae
  • Kniphofia uvaria ‘Wilhelm’s Lance’
  • Leptospermum turbinatum ‘Flat Rock’
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Goldstrike’
  • Ochagavia litoralis
  • Orbexilum pedunculatum
  • Tradescantia ‘Sunshine Charm’
  • Zelkova serrata ‘Goshiki’

Blooms and Berries in the Nursery Now

We have had a cool summer for the most part here at Peacock Horticultural Nursery, with foggy mornings and low to mid-seventies in the afternoon.    Not that I am complaining, as lower temperatures mean less watering for me.   The following are  some of the plants that are blooming or bearing fruit this month:

  • Asclepias physocarpa (Milkweed)  Great plant to attract butterflies to your garden.  4-6′ tall with white flowers followed by lime green, balloon-like seed pods.
  • Clerodendron bungei ‘Pink Diamond’ (Variegated Glory Bower)  – A beautiful 30″ shrub for part shade in USDA zones 8 – 9.  Blooms 3 – 4  months with fragrant,  pink  flowers.  Foliage is variegated with white and various shades of green.
  • Clerodendron trichotomum (Harlequin Glorybower) –  A small suckering tree to about 15′  for sun to part shade in USDA zones 6 – 9.  Flowers are very fragrant and white, and in the fall bear bright blue fruits. 
  • Colletia paradoxa, Colletia spinosa, and Colletia ulicina –  Nearly leafless, spiny, South American shrubs with white to pink fragrant flowers in summer.
  • Crinodendron hookerianum (Chilean Lantern Tree)  – A 15′ evergreen shrub originally from South America with red flowers.  Grows best in partial shade in USDA zone 8b – 10.  Freezes may damage flowers or young growth. 
  • Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily)  – A 2-3′ strap-leafed perennial for the shade garden.  Blue flowers are followed by very striking deep blue fruits in summer.
  • Eryngium pandanifolium (Giant Sea Holly) – A clump forming perennial for full sun in USDA zone 7 – 9.  The thin, spiny, silver-green leaves are 3′- 4′  and the thistle-like, multi-branched flower stalk can be 8′.   A very impressive plant in bloom!
  • Hibiscus x moscheutos ‘Lord Baltimore’ (Rose Mallow) – A hardy 5′ tall perennial with large, red Hibiscus flowers from Summer until the first frost.  Dormant in winter and hardy to USDA Zone 5.
  • Musschia wollastonii (Madeira Giant Bellflower) –  A rare monocarpic plant from the Island of Madeira.  Forms a large rosette of green leaves a top a woody trunk up to 3′ – 5′.  Produces a huge, multi-branched, pyramidal display of odd greenish-yellow flowers and then dies. 
  • Puya mirabilis– A terrestrial Bromeliad that forms many 2′ rosettes of thin, spiny, grass-like leaves.  Chartreuse flowers are produced on 2-3′ stalks in summer. 
  • Roscoea purpurea (Roscoe’s Lily) –A winter dormant perennial for part sun in USDA zones 7b to 9b.   Rich purple flower to 2.5″ in summer. 
Clerodendron bungei 'Pink Diamond'
Clerodendron bungei 'Pink Diamond'

 

Clerodendron bungei 'Pink Diamond'
Clerodendron bungei 'Pink Diamond'
Colletia
Colletia
Dianella tasmanica
Dianella tasmanica
Eryngium pandanifolium
Eryngium pandanifolium
Hibiscus x moscheutos 'Lord Baltimore'
Hibiscus x moscheutos 'Lord Baltimore'
Musschia wollastonii
Musschia wollastonii
Musschia wollastonii
Musschia wollastonii
Puya mirabilis
Puya mirabilis
Roscoea purpurea
Roscoea purpurea
Asclepias physocarpa
Asclepias physocarpa

Plants Blooming in the Nursery Now – July

These are some of the plants that are currently in bloom at Peacock Horticultural Nursery  –

  • Arisaema franchetianum ‘Hugo’ – Hugo Cobra Lily with purple and white flowers.
  • Brovoa geminiflora(syn. Polianthes geminiflora) – Tuberous plant with tubular orange-red flowers.
  • Campanula garganica ‘Dickson’s Gold’
  • Campanula  persicifolia ‘Blue-Eyed Blond’– A Bellflower with yellow foliage and deep-blue blooms.
  • Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’ –A Bellflower with unusual pink octopus-like flowers.
  • Campanula takesimana– A Korean Bellfower with many pendant flowers of white/lilac.
  • Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Worchester Gold’ – Bluebeard shrub with yellow foliage and blue flowers.
  • Cornus capitata x kousa ‘Porlock’ – A beautiful Hybrid Dogwood Tree with white flowers that turn red with age, and cherry-red fruits in fall.
  • Crinodendron hookerianum– A shrub originally from Chile with red lantern-like flowers
  • Crinodendron patagua – A shrub originally from Chile with fragrant, white flowers.
  • Cynara cardunculus– See the Cardoon plants blooming in the garden and purchase your own 4″ plant for bloom next year.
  • Dahlia ‘Kingston Queen’ – One of many Dahlias available with dark foliage – this one with single orange flowers.
  • Dyckia x ‘Red Devil’– A Dyckia with rusty-red leaves and orange flowers.
  • Eucomis autumnalis (Purple leaf form) – A pineapple Lily with purple-green leaves and many white flowers
  • Eucomis comosa ‘Tugela Jade’ –  A Pineapple Lily with many chartreuse buds that open white.
  • Eucomis comosa ‘Tugela Ruby’– A Pineapple Lily with green leaves flushed with purple, and maroon flower spikes with white flowers that have a purple center.
  • Eucomis ‘Oakhurst’– A Pineapple Lily with red-purple leaves and purple flowers.  Very nice!
  • Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ – A pineapple Lily with purple foliage and white-purple flowers.
  • Fuchsia ‘Rose Quartet’ – A compact fuchsia with unusual pink and white flowers.
  • Hemerocallis ‘Flasher’ –  Daylily with bright orange flowers.
  • Hemerocallis ‘Unique Purple’ – Daylily with purple flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Glowing Embers’– Mop-head Hydrangea with red flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lemon Zest’– Mop-head Hydrangea with Yellow foliage and pink flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii’– Lace-cap Hydrangea with pink to  blue flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nigra’– Mop-head Hydrangea with pink to blue flowers and black stems.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Quadricolor’– Lace-cap type Hydrangea with four distinct colors in the leaves – pale green, cream, deep green, and yellow.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Selma’– A compact Mop-head Hydrangea with pink to blue flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Shelia’–  Lace-cap Hydrangea with pink flowers.
  • Hydrangea paniculata ‘Floribunda’– PeeGee Hydrangea with white flowers.
  • Hydrangea quercifolia– Oakleaf Hydrangea with big oak-shaped leaves, white flowers and great fall color.
  • Hydrangea ‘Sumida-no-hanabi’– A beautiful Hydrangea with double white flowers.
  • Nicandra physalodes ‘Splash of Cream’ –  An annual plant with light blue to lavender flowers and interesting seed pods, and variegated leaves and some of the plants.
  • Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’ – An ornamental oregano with pink and chartreuse bracts (flowers). 
  • Oxalis deppei ‘Iron Cross’ – Dark purple cross in the middle of each bright green clover leaf, with pink flowers.  Non-Invasive.
  • Oxalis siliquosa ‘Sunset Velvet’– Another non-invasive Oxalis that has leaves that are gold, pink, coppery yellow to chartreuse, with yellow flowers.
  • Parahebe perfoliata– Digger’s Speedwell has glaucous, blue foliage that is similar to some Eucalyptus.  Laverder-blue flowers.
  • Scadoxus multiflorus spp. katherinae – A South African bulbous plant with an amazing orange bloom every July.
  • Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Roseum’ – A Hydrangea Vine with fragrant pink flowers
  • Sinningia tubiflora– Hardy white Gloxinia.
  • Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’ – A Spider Wort with golden foliage and blue flowers.
  • Triteleia laxa ‘Koningin Fabiola’ – Bulbous plant with purple-blue flowers.
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ – Yucca to 2′ , green leaves edged in gold, and cream flowers
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Gaurd’ – Yucca to 2′ with yellow centered leaves, pink and coral in winter, and cream flowers.
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Garland’s Gold’ – Yucca to 3′ with gold centered leaves, blushing pink in winter, and cream flowers.
  • Zantedeschia ‘Edge of Night’ – Calla Lily with black-purple flowers and green foliage edged in black-purple and dark stems too!  Beautiful!
  • Zantedeschia ‘Gene’s Giant’ – A giant calla lily up to 5′ tall with white flowers.
  • Zantedeschia ‘Hercules’ – Large Calla Lily to 3′ with white flowers.
Arisaema f. 'Hugo'
Arisaema f. 'Hugo'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campanula 'Blue Eyed Blond'
Campanula 'Blue Eyed Blond'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campanula takesimana
Campanula takesimana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caryopteris 'Worchester Gold'
Caryopteris 'Worchester Gold'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dahlia 'Kingston Queen'
Dahlia 'Kingston Queen'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eucomis autumnalis
Eucomis autumnalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H. 'Flasher' & 'Unique Purple'
H. 'Flasher' & 'Unique Purple'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrangea 'Sumida-no-hanabi'
Hydrangea 'Sumida-no-hanabi'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scadoxus multiflorus spp katherinae
Scadoxus multiflorus spp katherinae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triteleia laxa 'Koningin Fabiola'
Triteleia laxa 'Koningin Fabiola'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zantedeschia 'Edge of Night'
Zantedeschia 'Edge of Night'