New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ (one gallon pots) – Forms a 2′ x 2′ clump of green leaves for full sun to part sun.  Blooming in summer with many white flowers with a dark blue violet base.  Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Agapanthus ‘Twister’

  • Aloe deltoideodonta (one gallon pots) – a small clumping Aloe forming rosettes to 6 – 8″ wide and < 1′ tall.  This form has pale green leaves with darker parallel lines and straw margins. Hardy to about 25 F.  Salmon flowers in summer/fall.

Aloe deltoideodonta

  • Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’ (5 gallon pots) – Lilac Kangaroo Paws – Perennial to about 2 – 3′ with lavender pink flowers on 5 – 6′ tall gray pink stems from spring to fall.  Plant in full sun and hardy to about 25 – 30 F.

Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’

  • Banksia speciosa (5 gallon pots) – Showy Banksia – Large shrub or small tree to 12 – 20′ with one foot long deeply serrated green leaves with white undersides. one foot tall creamy-yellow flowers in summer/fall. Low water needs once established and hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Banksia speciosa

  • Cannomois grandis ‘Large Seed Form’ (15 gallon pots)  – Tall Bell Reed – Large restio forming clumps of stems to 12 -15′ tall and 4 – 5′ wide.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well-grained acidic soil and water regularly.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Cannomois grandis ‘Large Seed Form’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ (2 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 8 – 12″ wide with green leaves with red edges. Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ (3 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to < 1′ tall and 14″ wide with apple-green leaves with red tips. Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to 14 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’

  • Euphorbia leucodendron (2 gallon pots) – Cat Tail’s Euphorbia – A spineless succulent that typically grows to about 4 – 6′ tall.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well drained soil and water infrequently if at all.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Euphorbia leucadendron

  • Grevillea nudiflora ‘Medusa’ (5 gallon pots) Bare Flowering Grevillea – Low growing dense mat to < 1′ tall and up to 10′ wide.  Very small red flowers mostly in winter/spring and sporadically thru the year.  Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Grevillea nudiflora ‘Medusa’

  • Hakea laurina (5 gallon pots) – Pin-cushion Hakea – A large shrub to small tree to 12- 20′ tall.  Round pink and white pin-cushion flowers opening in mid-winter.  Best planted in full sun in well draining soil.  Low water needs once established.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Hakea laurina

  • Parkinsonia aculeata (5 gallon pots) – Mexican Palo Verde – Small tree to 15 – 20′ tall and wide with yellow-green bark and thin leaves that create a very nice dappled shade.  Yellow, fragrant flowers in summer are very showy.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Low water needs once established.  Hardy to about 18 F.

Parkinsonia aculeata

  • Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ (one gallon pots) – Golden-yellow creeping succulent to 2-5″ tall and 1-2′ wide. Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil.  Best looking with some watering thru the year. Hardy to < 15 F.  Great in pots hanging over the side.  This is one of my personal favorite go-to groundcovers.

Sedum rupretre ‘Angelina’

  • Selenicereus anthonyanus (2 gallon pots) Fishbone Cactus – An epiphytic cactus with 2-3′ long green stems that are deeply lobed.  Large (5 x 8″) violet-red fragrant flowers appearing spring/summer.  Great hanging plant, house plant for cool sun to light shade. Hardy only to about 30 F.

Selenicereus anthonyanus

  • Trevesia palmata (5 gallon pots) Snowflake Aralia – An evergreen small tree to 15 – 20′ tall and 8 – 12′ wide with large deeply lobed leaves.  Plant in light shade to part sun and best with regular water.  Only hardy to 25 – 30 F, so protect in winter.

Trevesia palmata

  • Veltheimia bracteata ‘Pastel Series’ (one gallon pots) Pastel Forest Lily – Semi-deciduous bulbs with green wavy leaves to about 1′ long.  Best to withhold water in summer and let the bulbs go dormant.  Leaves return in fall and flower in winter/spring with yellow, pink or peach tubular flowers.  Plant in light shade to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Veltheimia bracteata ‘Pastel Series’

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Aloe reitzii

New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave potatorum ‘Ikara Raijin Nishiki’ (2 gallon pots) A small variegated Agave (14″ – 18″ wide rosettes) with cream to yellow along leaf margins and blue-gray streaks in the middle of each leaf. Plant in full to part sun. Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave potatorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’

  • Agave salmiana var ferox ‘Medio Picta’ (2 gallon pots) – Plants grow to 3 – 5′ tall and 4 – 6′ wide with wide blue-green leaves with yellow to cream down the middle of each leaf.  Grow in full sun in well drained soil.  Hardy down to about 15 F.

Agave salmiana var. ferox ‘Medio Picta’

  • Agave ‘Snow Glow’ (2 gallons pots) – Finally have a few of the variegated form of Agave ‘Blue Glow’ available.  Limited to one plant. Plants grow about 2′ tall and 3′ wide with blue-green leaves edged in red and red spine and margined in white to cream.  Grow in full sun in well drained soil.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Agave ‘Snow Glow’

  • Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Albomarginata’ (5″ pots) – White Queen Agave – Finally have a few of the variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae with white and green leaves.  Limited to one plant. Slow growing plants to < 1′ tall and 1 to 2′ wide with green leaves edged in white.  Plant in full sun on the coast to part sun/bright light inland or in the greenhouse in very well draining soil.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Albomarginata

  • Aloe arenicola (2 gallon pots) – Sand Aloe – A clumping, creeping plant that will grow flat along ground, especially when young.  Blue-green leaves with white spots and white teeth along margins. Plant in full sun in very well draining soil.  Water infrequently as this plant is prone to rot.  Summer blooming.  Hardy to abut 25 F.

Aloe arenicola

  • Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand’ (2 gallon pots) –  Suckering Aloe forming a short trunk to 2- 3’ tall and wide. Leaves are a very pale green almost white with darker green lines running along leaf and orange teeth. Blooms are salmon colored occurring in late fall to early spring. Plant in full sun to light shade. Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand’

  • Aloe reitzii (3 gallon pots) Plant grows 3′ tall and wide forming a solitary, stemless rosette.  Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Summer flowering.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Aloe reitzii

  • Dichondra sericea (one gallon pots) – Silver Ponysfoot – Spreading groundcover to only about 1 – 2″ tall with silver foliage.  Plant in full to part sun and water regularly. Hardy to 10 F.

Dichondra sericea

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ (2 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 8 – 12″ wide with green leaves with red edges.  Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’

  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ (3 gallon pots) – A succulent forming clumps of rosettes to about 6″ tall and 12″ wide with green leaves with a reddish-pink tinge to the leaves.  Plant in full sun on the coast to part sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera

  • Echeveria ‘Ruffled Red’ (one gallon pots) – A succulent forming rosettes to about 12″ on a 12″ stem.  Leaves are pink tinted with an undulating edge.  Plant in cool sun in well drain soil.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Echeveria ‘Ruffled Red’

  • Mangave ‘Coffee Jitters’ (2 gallons pots) – A succulent forming rosettes to about 6″ tall and 2′ wide with narrow, deeply channeled purple-brown leaves.  This plant resulted from a cross between Manfreda longiflora, Manfreda maculate and Agave marmorata.  Plant in full sun.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Mangave ‘Coffee Jitters’

  • Oxalis spiralis spp vulcanicola (one gallon pots) – Volcanic Sorrel – Spreading groundcover to about 8″ tall and 2′ + wide with red leaves and yellow flowers.  Plant in cool sun to bright shade.  Looks best with regular watering.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Oxalis spiralis spp vulcanicola

  • Puya laxa (2 gallon pots) – Hay Stack Puya – A terrestrial Bromeliad to about 12 – 18″ tall and spreading 3 – 4′ wide with leaves covered in silver hairs with teeth along the margins.  Tubular flowers in spring that red-violet to black-purple.  Plant in well draining soil in full to part sun. Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Puya laxa