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New shipment of plants arrived this evening @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Are is a list of the new plants that just arrived @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery this evening:

  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’ – Prostrate Acacia – Great large scale groundcover for tough places. 1 -2′ tall and 10 to 15′ wide.  Very hardy 10 – 15 F and low water needs.
  • Agave striata forma purpurea – Maguey Espadín – A very hardy clustering Agave.  1 to 2′ tall, forming clumps to 3 to 5 feet wide.  Leaves will flush purple in full sun.  Very low water needs.
  • Agave parrasana ‘Fireball’ – Just rec’d a few more of this great variegated Cabbage head Agave.  Solitary plants to 2′ x 2′ with Blue-gray leaves variegated with cream margins.  Requires Full sun and very low water needs. Hardy to 15 F.
  • Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’ –  Variegated Octopus Agave – to 4′ foot unarmed green leaves with creamy yellow margins.
  • Aloe brevifolia – A groundcover rosette-forming Aloe with white spines along the margins.  To about 1′. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Aloe lineata var. muirii – A clustering Aloe with yellow green leaves with red lines and red teeth.  Hardy to about 20 F. Low water needs.
  • Aloe marlothii – Mountain Aloe – Large solitary Aloe to 8 – 10′.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Low water needs.
  • Aloe x nobilis – Golden toothed Aloe – A rosette forming Aloe to 2′ with golden toothed leaves.  Hardy to about 20 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe reitzii – Solitary Aloe to about 3′ with red flowers in summer.
  • Aloe rubroviolacea – Arabian Aloe – Forming clumps to 3′ tall and 6′ wide with pink toned leaves.  Red flowers in late fall.  Needs perfect drainage. Hardy to about 20 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe striatula ‘Burly’- Described a “bomb proof” Aloe.  Very hardy and tolerates wet winters also.  Yellow flowers on a 6′ x 6′ succulent shrub.  Hardy to 15 F and low water needs.
  • Aloe wickensii – Geelaalwyn – Solitary Aloe to 2-3′ with bi-colored flowers of red and yellow in late winter.
  • Beschorneria albiflora – Trunking Beschorneria – Agave relative to 2-3′ with inflorescence to 6′.  White flowers quickly taking on pink tone.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.  Medium water needs.
  • Dasylirion longissimum – Mexican Tree – to 6 – 10′.  Hardy to leass than 15 F and low water needs.Grass
  • Dichondra sericea – Silver Ponysfoot – Groundcover 1-2″ tall and spreading.  Great for hanging over the edge of a pot.  Hardy to 10 F and medium water needs.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ – 12″ wide with pink to red tinge near the ends of the leaves, and darker red terminal leaf ends.  Hardy to 15 F
  • Echeveria Latte Rose’ – (E. agavoides x lilacina) Brown Ghost plant –  8- 10″ wides with leaves the color of coffee with cream, with a slight pink tone.  Hardy to 15 F and low water needs.
Acacia redolens 'Low Boy'
Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’
Agave striata forma purpurea
Agave striata forma purpurea
Agave vilmoriniana 'Stained Glass'
Agave vilmoriniana ‘Stained Glass’
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe lineata var. muirii
Aloe lineata var. muirii
Aloe marlothii
Aloe marlothii
Aloe rubroviolacea
Aloe rubroviolacea
Aloe striatula 'Burly'
Aloe striatula ‘Burly’
Aloe wickensii
Aloe wickensii

New Plants for July 2015

Sorry, I missed posting a couple of recent plant deliveries here.  I ordered so many plants in the spring that I have not ordered any new plants until this month, but if you have come into the nursery you would know that already.  I have been posting to Facebook, but a customer reminded me today that not everyone is on Facebook.  So, here are the new plants I received in July.

  • Acacia cognate ‘Counsin Itt’ – One Gallon pots.
  • Agapanthus africanus ‘Ponto’s Queen of the Nile’
  • Agapanthus inapertus nigrescens
  • Agave l. ‘Quadricolor’ – 3 gallons
  • Agave parrasana ‘Fireball’ – 2 gallon pots
  • Agave weberi ‘Reiners Selection’ – 15 gallon
  • Aloe striata – One gallons
  • Arbutus ‘Spring Frost’ –  Variegated Marina Variety
  • Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Ever Goldy’
  • Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’
  • Carpinus c. Fire Spire’ – Columnar, great red fall color. 6 gallon pots.
  • Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’ – Fishhook style, 10 gallon pot
  • Cercidium ‘Desert Museum’ – 15 gallons
  • Cordyline ‘Design-A-line Burdundy’
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’ – Chocolate and cream, one gallons
  • Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ – One gallon
  • Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice’ – One gallons
  • Dudleya cymosa – One gallons
  • Delosperma ‘Jewel of Desert Topaz’
  • Echeveria agaviodes ‘Ebony’ – 2 gallons
  • Echeveria ‘Black Knight’ – 6″ pots
  • Echeveria sp’ – One gallons
  • Echibeckia ‘Summerina Orange’
  • Epilobium canum ssp. canum
  • Epilobium ‘Wayne’s Silver
  • Euphorbia characias ‘Tasmanian Tiger’
  • Euphorbia myrsinites
  • Euphorbia pithyusa ‘Acid Wash’
  • Fagus s. ‘Dawyck Purple’ – 15 Gallon
  • Hebe ochracea ‘E.C. Stirling’ – Quarts
  • Hypericum Hypearl ‘Madelon’
  • Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’ – One gallons
  • Farfugium ‘Argentea’ -one gallons
  • Furfugium ‘Gigantea’  – One gallons
  • Lomandra confertifolia ssp. rubiginosa ‘Seascape’ – One gallons
  • Lomandra hytrix ‘Tropic Belle’ – One gallons
  • Metasequoia g. ‘North Light’ – 10 gallon
  • Monardella macrantha – One gallons
  • Origanum x ‘Amethyst Falls’
  • Othonna ‘Little Pickles’
  • Salvia apiana – One gallons
  • Stachys ‘Bello Grigio’ – one gallons
  • Teucrium chamaedrys ‘Summer Sunshine’
  • Teucrium cussonii
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – 3 gallons



New Variegated Agaves

A few new variegated Agaves are now available at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’ – Frosted Candelabrum Agave

Agave leopoldii ‘Hammer Time’ – Hammer Time Century Plant

Agave murpheyi ‘Engard’ – Variegated Hohokam Agave

Agave parasana ‘Fireball’ – Variegated Caggage Head Agave

Agave potatorum ‘Snowfall’ – Variegated Butterfly Agave























































In addition to these new variegated Agaves above, we also have many great variegated Agaves available that are a bit less new, including:

Agave americana var. marginata – Variegated Century Plant

Agave americana var. medio-picta – Yellow-striped Century Plant

Agave americana var. medio-picta ‘Alba’ – White striped Century Plant

Agave americana ‘Opal’ – Opal Century Plant

Agave americana var striata – Yellow-striped Century Plant

Agave angustifolia ‘Marginata’ – Caribbean Agave

Agave attenuata ‘Kara’s Stripes’ – Variegated Fox Tail Agave

Agave ‘Cornelius’ – Quasimoto Agave

Agave ‘Cream Spike’ (syn. Agave parryi minima variegata) – Cream Spike Agave

Agave demetiana ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Smooth Agave

Agave guiengola ‘Cream Brulee’ – Cream Burlee Century Plant

Agave lopantha ‘Quadricolor’ – Quadricolor Century Plant

Agave macroacantha ‘Blue Ribbon – Blue Ribbon Century Plant

Agave mitis ‘Multicolor’ (aka: Agave celsii ‘Multicolor’) – Multicolor Century Plant

Agave potatorum ‘Kichiokan Marginata’ (syn. Agave ‘Kissho Kan’) – Dwarf Variegated Butterfly Agave

Agave schidigera ‘Shira ito no Ohi’ – Queen of White Thread-leaf Agave

Agave ‘Tradewinds’ (syn. Agave potatorum ‘Variegata’) – Tradewinds Century Plant

Agave victoriae-reginae ‘Golden Princess’ – Variegated Queen Victoria Agave

Agave weberi ‘Arizona Star’ – Variegated Weber Agave