New plants arriving this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Adiantum venustum (one gallon pots) – Himalayan Maidenhair Fern – A delicate evergreen fern spreading 3′ and 6″ tall. Hardy to < 15 F deer resistant. Plant in light shade and water regularly.
Asclepias incarnata ‘Ice Ballet’ – Swamp Milkweed (Quart pots) – Summer blooming perennial with white, fragrant flowers that attract butterflies to your garden. Grows in full sun to 3 – 3.5′. Hardy to < 15 F.
Begonia ‘Plum Paisley’ (one gallon pots) – Rex Begonia with a striking mult–colored leaves of plum and silver – growing to about 12″ x 12″ for part shade or shade. Not hardy.
Begonia ‘Plum Paisley’
Echeveria setosa var. deminuta (4″ pots) Firecracker Plant – And evergreen succulent forming many rosettes a little more than 3 – 4″ wide with tufts of hairs on the ends of the leaves. Yellow and red flowers emerge in spring attracting hummingbirds. Reportedly hardy to about 25 F, but I have not tried this one outside in the winter.
Echeveria setosa var deminuta
Epilobium ‘Schiefflin’s Choice’ (Quart pots) – California Fuchsia – A low growing perennial to about 6 – 8″ tall and up to 3′ wide with orange flowers in summer/fall that will attract hummingbirds to your garden. Deer resistant and hardy to at least 25 F.
Graptoveria ‘Debbi’ (4″pots) An evergreen succulent that is a hybrid of Graptopetalum amethystinum and an Echeveria sp. forming rosettes to about 8″. Plant in full sun and protect from frost in the winter. Reportedly hardy to 20 F, but perhaps only when dry.
Haworthia fasciata (4″ pots) (syn. Haworthiopsis fasciata) Zebra Plant – A suckering succulent with raised white turbercles on the outer leaves giving the impression of zebra stripes. Rosettes are 2 – 6″ wide and about 7″ tall. Best protected from cold and wet in winter, although hardy to 25 F if kept dry. Best in light shade, but can take some sun which will color up the leaves.
Leucadendron ‘Ebony’ (one gallon pots) Ebony Conebush – An evergreen shrub to 3 – 4′ tall and 3 – 6′ wide with black-purple foliage and red bracts. Plant in full sun and hardy to mid 20’s F.
Melaleuca ‘Brian Walters’ (5 gallon pots) – Shrub with a dense habit to 3′ tall and 4′ wide with creamy yellow flowers in spring. Plant in full sun to part sun. Low water needs once established. Hardy to 20 to 25 F.
Melaleuca ‘Brian Walters’
Platycerium bifurcatum ‘Netherlands’ (2 gallon pots) Staghorn Fern – Can be gown outside during the warm months of the years in bright, indirect light. In winter protect from frost.
Platycerium b. ‘Netherlands’
Protea ‘Mini King’ (one gallon pots) Dwarf King Protea – Evergreen shrub to about 3′ tall and wide with large 6 – 8″ pink flowers. Plant in full sun in well-draining soil and protect from frost below about 28 F.
Russellia x ‘St Elmo’s Fire’ (Quart pots) Red Firecracker Plant – Grows 4 – 6′ tall and wide in part to full sun. Deep red flowers from spring till fall attracting hummingbirds to your garden. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
Sempervivum ‘Gold Nugget’ (one gallon pots) – Succulent forming rosettes to 2- 3″ with golden leaves with red tips in winter- green in summer. Very hardy to < 15 F. Plant in full to part sun.
Sempervivum ‘Gold Nugget’
Silene uniflora ‘Druett’s Variegated’ (Quart pots) Great small scale groundcover with variegated foliage 2 – 4″ tall and up to 12″ wide. Wonderful in containers. White flowers. Very hardy to < 15 F for full sun to part sun.
More new plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery including:
Asplenium x ebenoides (4″ pots) Dragontail Fern – (A. platyneuron x A. rhizophyllum) – An evergreen fern to 4 – 12″ with variable fronds with assorted shaped and sized lobes. For part shade and very hardy.
Athyrium felix-femina ‘Frizelliae’ (4″ pots) Tatting Fern – Deciduous fern to about 12″ tall with very narrow fronds (1″) and ball-like pinnae attached to the midrib like a string of beads. Plant in part shade to full shade.
Athyrium felix-femina ‘Frizelliae’
Banksia ericifolia Compact Form (one gallon pots) Heath Leaved Banksia – Shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide with 10″ orange-red bottlebrush-like flowers from fall to spring. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’ (one gallon pots) Japanese Barberry – Great foliage plant for your garden because of it coral to ruby red color in full sun. Deciduous shrub to 4 – 5′ tall and 2 – 3′ wide. Hardy to -20 F
Berberis ‘Orange Rocket’
Cordyline ‘Design-A-line-Burgundy’ (one gallon pots) A clump forming Cordyline to 3 tall and wide with burgundy weeping foliage. Plant in full sun near the coast to part shade inland. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
Cyperus papyrus (one gallon pots) Papyrus – A clumping aquatic plant to 10 – 15′ tall. Plant in up to 12″ of water or in moist soil. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Cyperus papyrus ‘Little Tut’ (one gallon pots) Dwarf Papyrus – A dwarf clumping plant to 4 – 6′ tall.
Cyperus papyrus ‘Little Tut’
Haworthia herbacea (4″ pots) – Small clustering succulent to about 3″ with margins covered with white spines. Best in bright shade, but can take part sun. Soil should be moist in summer and only water when completely dry in winter. Protect from frost in winter.
Haworthia limifolia (4″ pots) – File leafed Haworthia – Small clustering succulent to about 4 – 5″ with raised ridges on leaf that resemble a course file. Best in bright shade, but can take part sun. Soil should be moist in summer and only water when completely dry in winter. Protect from frost in winter.
Leucadendron discolor ‘Pom Pom’ (one gallon pots) – Shrub to 7′ tall and 5′ wide with bright red pollen cones surrounded by white bracts. Plant in full sun in well draining soil. Mulch. Hardy to about 20 F.
Leucadendron discolor ‘Pom Pom’
Mahonia eurybractea ‘Soft Caress’ (one gallon pots) A 3′ tall and wide evergreen shrub with yellow flowers from fall to spring. Plant in part shade. Hardy to 5 F and low water needs once established.
Mahonia gracilipes (5 gallon pots) – A shrub to 4 – 5′ tall with a waxy white underleaf and pink orange flowers in late fall followed by fruit. Plant in part sun to bright shade. Average to moist water needs.
Origanum Kirgami (Quart pots) Ornamental Oregano – A trailing non-culinary oregano with attractive purple flower bracts to 10″ tall and 14′ wide.
Polystichum setiferum Divisilobium Group (4″ pots) – Soft Shield Fern – An evergreen fern to 1- 3′ for part shade to shade and average to moist watering.
Polystichum setiferum Divisilobium Group
Pteris cretica Wimsettii (4″ pots) Cretan Brake Fern – Evergreen fern to 1 – 2′. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Pteris cretica ‘Wimsettii’
Russellia x ‘St Elmo’s Fire’ (Quart pots) – Coral Fountain or Firecracker Plant to 4 – 6′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide for full to part sun. Red 1.5″ flowers from spring till fall much loved by hummingbirds. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Acacia glaucoptera Prostrate (5 gallons) – Clay Wattle – An Acacia to about 3′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide. New leaves are red or bronze and the stem have a purplish tone in winter. Flowers of yellow balls produced in winter along the stems. Needs full sun and good drainage. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Agave nickelsiae (one gallons) – King Ferdinand Century Plant – Succulent forming rosettes slowly to 10″ tall and 18″ wide. Hardy to 15 F, but keep dry in winter below 20 F.
Aloe camperi ‘Yellow’ (3 gallons) – Yellow Nubian Aloe – A clumping Aloe to 2 – 3′. Blooms spring/summer with yellow flowers. Hardy to mid 20’s F.
Aloe camperi Yellow
Aloe ferox ‘White Flower Form’ (15 gallon) – White Cape Aloe – A single stemmed Aloe to 6 – 9’+. Blooms in late fall to winter with white flowers. Very Hardy to 20 F, although flowers may be damaged at 24 F. Plant in full sun.
Aloe deltoideodonta ‘Sparkler’ (1 gallons) – Kelly’s Sparkler Aloe – A complex hybrid Aloe. Short squat rosettes marked with white marking. Blooms in summer/fall with white tipped pink flowers. Plant in sun to part sun.
Aloe deltoideodonta Sparkler
Aloe humilis x pratensis (3 gallons) – Deinharts hybrids – A small clustering Aloe cover with white teeth on all surfaces. Blooms in summer with pale orange flowers. Needs good drainage and avoid overwatering, especially in winter.
Aloe humilis x pratensis
Aloe humilis x pratensis
Aloe plicatilis (3 gallons and one 10 gallon Squat pot) – Fan Aloe A succulent shrub to 4 – 8′. Blooms in late winter to spring with orange-red flowers. Hardy to about 23 F.
Aloe x spinosissima (2 gallons) – Spider Aloe – A clumping Aloe to about 2 – 3′. Blooms orange red flowers in winter/spring. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
Begonia grandis ‘Heron’s Pirouette’ (one gallons) – Hardy Begonia to 2 – 3′ with pink flowers in summer. Dormant in winter.
Begonia ‘Paul Hernandez’ (5 gallons) – A shrub Begonia to 4 – 6′ with white flowers. Plant in bright light (morning sun or part shade) and water regularly, but avoid overwatering it. Hardy to about 25 F.
Begonia ‘Red Fred’ (3 gallons) – A rhizomatous begonia with large maroon leaves to about 1 – 2′ with pink flowers. For bright light with regular watering. Unknown hardiness so protect in winter.
Blechnum brasiliense Volcano (5 gallons) – Dwarf Tree Fern – New leaves to 28″ emerge red later turning green. Short trunk to about 12″. Hardy to about 23 F.
Callistemon ‘Cane’s Hybrid’ (5 gallons) – Bottlebrush – A large evergreen shrub or small tree to 12 – 20′ with pale pink flowers in late spring to summer. Hardy to 20 F and very drought tolerant once established.
Callistemon ‘Cane’s Hybrid’
Cordyline australis ‘Pink Passion’ (one gallons) – Grass Palm – A palm-like plant with pink foliage growing to 12 – 20′. Hardy to about 15 F.
Crassula falcata (4″ pots) – Airplane Plant – Succulent to abou 2′ with gray-green sickle-shaped leaves. Red flowers in summer. Hardy to about 20 F.
Echeveria x imbricata (4″ pots) – Hens and Chicks – (E. secunda x E. gibbiflora ‘Metallica’ – Succulent with gray-green rosettes to 4 – 8″ wide. Plant in full sun. Very hardy to 20 F.
Echeveria ‘Painted Frills’ (4″ pots) – Succulent with rosettes to about 12″ wide with pinkish red leaves with glowing pink wavy edges. Plant in sun to part sun. Keep on the dry side in winter and protect from frost.
Echeveria glauca blue (4″ pots) – Clustering succulent with blue rosettes to 6 – 8″. Hardy to about 20 F. Needs little water once established.
Euphorbia myrsinites (2 gallons) – Myrtle Spurge – An evergreen perennial to about 6″ high and trailing to 1-2′ with blue-gray leaves and greenish-yellow flowers. Plant in full sun. Very hardy to < 0 F. Avoid the sap when handling this plant as it may irritate skin or eyes. This sap does keep critters from chewing on them.
Euphorbia resinifera (3 gallons) – Morrocan Mound – A mounding succulent to 1 – 2′ tall by 4 – 6′ wide. Plant in well draining soil in full sun on coast to afternoon shade in hot climates. Hardy to about 20 F.
Farfugium japonicum ‘Gigantea’ (one gallons) – Giant Leopard Plant – Herbaceous perennial with large green leaves up to 18″ across for the shade garden. Hardy to about 20 F.
Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ (5 gallons) – A shrub to 6 – 8′ tall and slightly wider with yellow and pinkish orange flowers year-round. Hardy to about 23 F. Plant in full sun.
Grevillea Peaches and Cream
Grevillea ‘Red Hooks’ (5 gallons) – A shrub to 8 – 12′ + with red toothbrush shaped flowers. Plant in full sun. Hardy to about 20 F and drought tolerant once established.
Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’ (1 gallons) -Spider Net Grevillea – A ground cover less that 1′ tall and 4′ wide with light red flowers almost year round. Hardy to about 25 F.
Hakea salicifolia ‘Gold Medal’ (5 gallons) – Willow-leaved Hakea – Large shrub or small tree to 8 – 15′ with cream and green leaves that emerge pink. Hardy to 20 – 25 F. Can grow in full sun or part shade.
Jovobarba h. ‘Angels Wings’ (4″ pots) – Hens and Chicks – Clustering succulent with red-purple rosettes to about 2″. Very hard to < 0 F and drought tolerant once established.
Lampranthus ‘Hot Flash’ (1 gallons) – A low growing succulent < 1 tall and 2 – 3′ wide with magenta flowers. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F with low water needs.
Lampranthus Hot Flash
Leucospermum ‘High Gold’ (5 gallons) – Golden Nodding Pincushion – Evergreen shrub to 5′ tall and 6′ wide with large yellow flowers in spring. Hardy to about 25 F
Mangave ‘Red Wings‘ (2 gallons) – A cross of a Manfreda sp. and Agave shawii producing rosettes red leaves up to 18″ tall and 26″ wide. Hardy to the low to mid 20’s F.
Mangave Red Wing
Russelia x St. Elmo’s Fire’ (Quart pots) – Firecracker Plant – Perennial with arching stems to 4 – 6′ with many red tubular flowers in spring to summer. Hardy to 20 F. May be damaged by frost in winter, but will recover in spring.
Senecio rowleyanus (4″ pots) – String-of-Pearls – Succuent with bead-like leaves that can cascade several feet. For part sun/filter light. Protect from frost.
Teucrium c. ‘Summer Sunshine’ (One Gallons) – Creeping Germander – Perennial groundcover to 6 – 8″ tall and 12 to 24″ wide, with yellow/chartreuse foliage and pink flowers in summer. Very hardy and deer resistant.
Aloe ‘Hedgehog’ – A complex hybrid Aloe growing to about 1′ – 16″ with orange flowers in winter. Not sure about winter hardiness.
Aloe Wunderkind – Small Aloe to 4″ tall and 8″ wide with broad green leaves with wide horizontal white bands separated by narrow stripes of green with a notched light salmon pink leaf edge. Coral-pink flowers. Needs protection from cold and wet in winter.
Alpinia zerumbet Variegata – Variegated Shell Ginger to 5 – 6′ with green and yellow leaves. Needs some sun to very bright light to keep variegation.
Anigozanthos ‘Kanga Orange’ – Kangaroo Paws – Dwarf variety to 16 – 18″ with dark yellow buds covered in red hairs that open to green-yellow flowers.
Asplenium trichomanes – A Maidenhair sleenwort fern to about 9″ for part shade to shade and average to moist conditions.
Begonia ‘Harmony Red Robin’ – Rex Begonia hybrid – A miniature with leaves that have a black center suffused with an iridescent gray and banded in a brilliant red and bordered with chocolate brown. A vigorous grower that stays under 8″ in height. No frost and best to let dry between watering.
Begonia ‘Paul Hernandez‘ – One of the largest shrub begonia to 4 – 6’ tall and wide with large 2 foot wide palmately-lobed leaves that are a shiny dark olive green with an attractive pustulated texture and red veins on the upper surface and a bright brick red color below. Can be shy to bloom with white flowers. Plant in morning sun to shade. Hardy to about 25 F.
Blechnum brasiliense ‘Volcano’ – Dwarf Brazilian Tree Fern – Good choice for smaller gardens as the trunk only reaches about one foot. Had sold of these, so this is a new crop.
Cordyline ‘Can Can’ – A clumping form of the cabbage tree to 3 – 4′ with weeping leaves that start out red and then age to cream and green. Best in part shade and hardy to 20 F.
Correa ‘Wyn’s Wonder – Variegated Australian Fuchsia to 2′ tall and 4′ wide with green and yellow leaves and red tubular flowers. Hardy to 20 to 25 F.
Crassula falcata – Airplane Plant- Clumping plants to about 2′ tall with Thick fat leaves alternately arranged on the stem with clusters of tiny red flowers. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
Crassula ‘Springtime’ – Thick succulent green leaves to 6 – 8″ with pink flowers in late winter to early spring. Protect from winter cold and wet.
Dianella ‘Clarity Blue’ – Flax Lily – Blue foliage to 2 – 3′ tall. Part shade to full sun on the coast. Blue flowers.
Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’ – Forms 12-18″ rosettes with pastel pink and blue leaves with wavy edges. Hardy to 20 F ?
Echeveria shaviana hybrid – Mexican Ruffled Hen – Rosettes to less 1′ tall and wide with deep orange and coral flowers. Hardy to about 23 F, but probably when kept dry in winter.
Leucadendron ‘Safari Goldstrike’ – Gold Conebush – Shrub to 4 – 6′ with gold bracts.
Leucadendron s. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ – New variety for me with Ivory and Pink flowers to 3 – 4′ (?).
Lomandra longifolia blue green form – Grass-like plants to about 24″ tall by 2-3′ across. This is either ‘Blue Poles’ or L. filiformis ‘Goldfields Blue.’ Very hardy to about 15 F.
Passiflora edulis ‘Nancy Garrison’ – Hardy Purple passionfruit vine with edible fruit. Evergreen hardy to 25 F, and may rebound from even low 20’s.