A few new plants just arrived @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Echeveria agavoides ‘Morgan’
Echeveria ‘Black Knight’
Hesperaloe p. ‘Desert Flamenco’ – New selection with grey-green foliage and pinkish-orange flowers. Great for hot full sun spot in your garden.
Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’ – Nearly spineless form of Prickly Pear Cactus with yellow flowers and red fruits.
Physocarpus o. ‘Center Glow’ – A ninebark with great spring foliage – center of leaf emerges golden-yellow edged in red, and then the whole leaf fades to burgundy by summer. White flowers and red seed heads follow and then you have the peeling bark in winter. Four seasons of interest.
Polypodium scouleri – Leathery Polypodium – Small west coast native fern that is both drought tolerant and very hardy. 8-10″ fronds are slowly spreading. Great for a wall planting.
New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Athyrium ‘Ghost’ – Hybrid fern between the Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’) and Southern lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina) to 2- 3′.
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Diane’s Gold’ – A Siberian Bugloss with chartreuse foliage and sky blue flowers.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Korean Gold’ – Golden Plum Yew to 6- 10′ tall and 3 – 6 wide.
Osmanthus heterophyllus’Rotundifolius’ – False Holly – very hardy shrub to 5 x 5′ or so with fragrant flowers in fall.
Osmanthus x fortunei ‘San Jose’ – Tea Olive – Very!! fragrant shrub to 15′ or so.
Podocarpus alpinus ‘County Park Fire’ – Alpine Plum Yew -Conifer to about 3′ with bronze winter foliage, then in spring the new shoots emerge creamy turning salmon pink then reddish and finally deep green.
Sophora prostrata ‘Little Baby’ -Shrub to about 4′ with zigzag stems and tiny leaflets. Orange pea flowers late in the season. Plant in full sun and hold off the fertilizer.
Taxus baccata ‘Watnong Gold’ – Dwarf Golden Yew to about 2′ tall and 3′ wide. Brilliant gold spring foliage.
Trachelospermum a. ‘Ogon Nishiki’ – Japanese star jasmine vine to about 8′ with amazing foliage in orange, yellow and green.