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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 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 ‘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 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.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 ‘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 ‘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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
- Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Low growing (2′ tall x 3-5′ wide) hardy Australian shrub. Interesting silver-gray leaves with pink new growth. Very small red flowers.
- Agave celsii var albicans ‘UCB’– Clumping (2′ x 2′) hardy Agave with wide blue-gray leaves.
- Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Very hardy large 3-4′ Agave with very wide gray leaves.
- Agave salmiana var. ferox ‘Variegata’ – Large, hardy Agave (4-6′ tall) with drak green leaves with yellow margins.
- Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’ – Large (4-6′), very hardy Agave with wide gray-green leaves with mostly Spineless margins! Does have terminal spines.
- Aloe capitata var. quarziticola – A stemless Aloe to about 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
- Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’ (An Aloe dawei hybrid?) – A clustering Aloe to 3-4′ with red-orange flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
- Aloe ‘David’s Delight’ (Another A. dawei hybrid?) A low branching Aloe to 3-4′ with red flowers mostly in late summer, but can bloom year-round. Hard to about 25 F.
- Aloe dawei ‘Yellow’ – Yellow Dawe’s Aloe – A clump forming Aloe to 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
- Aloe debrana – A stemless, suckering Aloe to 2-3′ with red flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
- Aloe greenii – A stemeless, suckering Aloe to 1-2′ with pink flowers in late summer. Hardy to about 25F.
- Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’ – Super Red Sunbird Aloe – An upright short-stemmed Aloe to 4-5 tall and 3-4′ wide with red flowers in winter. Hard to about 25 F?
- Aloe tomentosa – Green Hairy Aloe – Aoe forms a single rosette to 2′ tall and 4′ wide with “hairy” chartreuse flowers in late summer. Hardy t about 25 F.
- Aloe ‘Verity Nice’ – (Aloe zubb x Aloe peckii) A small clustering Aloe to 18″ tall with yellow flowers in summer. Hardy to about 25 F.
- Aloe wickensii – A solitary stemless Aloe to 2-3′ with bi-colored red and yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 20 F.
- Aloe ‘Yellow Torch’ – A large shrub Aloe to 6 – 8′ with yellow flowers in late fall till winter. Hardy to about 25 F or less.
- Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native shrub (near Sebastopol, CA.) to 7 – 10 tall and wide with dark red bark and white flowers in late winter to spring. Drought tolerant and hardy to 0-10 F.
- Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ – Large Echeveria to 1′ wide with green leaves with reddish tinge. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
- Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels – A biennial, forming a 2′ rosette the first year. Second year flowering 5-7′ tall with rose-pink flowers. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
- Leucophyta brownie (Calocephalus) – Looks like silver-white tumbleweed to 1- 3′. Drought tolerant hardy to 20 – 25 F. Prefers great drainage.
- Sansevieria masoniana – Mason’s Congo- Large leaf house plant to 3 -5′. Hardy to about 30 F.
- Trevesia palmata – Snowflake Aralia – 15 – 20′ evergreen tree. Makes a good house plant, or can be grown outside in the shade until winter when it would need proetection from frost.
- Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Slow growing Yucca to 12 – 16′ selected for its gray-blue foliage.
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