New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
- Adiantum x mairisii (one gallons) Maidenhair Fern – Clumping to about 3′ wide and 1′ tall in 5 years in part sun to light shade. Very hardy to < 15 F and deer resistant.
- Banksia integrifolia (five gallons) – Coast Banksia – Tree to 20′ + with yellow flowers in fall/spring. Hardy to 20 F or possibly a bit lower. Plant in full sun to partial shade.
- Begonia karwinskiana (one gallons) Not much reference material to go on for this begonia, if the name is correct? Olive green bat wing shaped leaved with a chartreuse eye. Pink flowers. Protection form cold in winter.
- Ceanothus griseus horizontalis ‘Diamond Heights’ (One gallons) – A trailing Ceanothus with variegated green and yellow foliage and blue flowers. Grows about 1′ tall and up to 6′ wide. Plant in part sun near the coast and give even less sun if planting in inland gardens to avoid leaf burn. Hardy to 20 F.
- Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ (4″ pots) – Silver Ponysfoot – Groundcover to 6 – 12″ tall and 6′ wide with silver foliage. Great hanging over the edge of pots. Hardy to about 20 F.
- Echeveria albicans (4″ pots) – Whitening Echeveria – This is one of the varieties of E. elegans forming tight rosettes to about 5″ with olive green to white leaves. Not that hardy and prefers to be dryer in winter.
- Echeveria ‘Blue Bird’ (4″ pots) – A E. peacockii hybrid with powdery blue leaves with reddened edges. Rosettes to abut 10″. Hardy to 25 ?
- Echeveria gibbiflora (6″ pots) – Forms 1′ wide rosettes on stems to 12 – 18″ high with pinky gray leaves with frilly margins. Hardy to 25 F.
- Echeveria parva (4″ pots) – Rosettes with icy blue-green leaves with pink tips to about 6″. Hardy to 25 F.
- Eucalyptus pulveruenta ‘Baby Blue’ (4″ pots) – Florist Silver Dollar Tree – Sprawling form up to 25′ tall with blue leaves and white flowers in the fall and spring that the bees seem to love. Hardy to 15 F.
- Faucaria feline subsp. tuberculosa (4″ pots) – Pebbled Tiger Jaws – Clump-forming perennial succulent to about 6″. Leaves are covered with small projections (tubercles) on the upper surface and white structures along the edge that look like teeth. Large yellow daisy-like flowers. Hardy to about 25 F. Keep pretty dry in winter.
- Grevillea ‘Flora Mason’ (five gallons) – Fast growing shrub to about 6′ tall and 5′ wide with apricot-yellow-pink flowers that attract hummingbirds. Hardy to about 20 F.
- Grevillea ‘Frosty Pink’ (five gallons) – Low spreading shrub to 3′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide with pink flowers that attract birds. Hardy to about 20 F.
- Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ (One and five gallons) – Safari Conebush – Large shrub to 8 – 10′ with red bracts (flowers). Hardy to about 20 F.
- Mahonia eurybractea ‘Beijing Beauty’ (one gallons) – Shrub to 4 – 5′ tall and wide for part shade. Yellow flowers in fall followed by blue-black berries. Hardy to < 15 F.
- Philodendron selluom (one gallons) – Tree Philodendron – A large shrub up to 10′ tall with deeply lobed green leaves up to 4′ long. Plant in part shade inland and hardy to 25 F or less.
- Salvia apiana (one gallons) – White Sage – Perennial to 4 – 5′ with gray-white leaves and pale pink flowers in summer. Contains aromatic oils and resins used in incense.
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