Happy Spring! More new plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’

List of new plants includes:

  • 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.
  • Pelargonium crispum ‘Variegated Golden’ – Lime green, lemon scented leaves.
  • Pteris c ‘Albo-lineata’ – Silver Ribbon Fern – Fern to 1 -2′ tall with fronds that are white in the middle with a green outline.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Prefers moist soils in part to full shade.
  • Thamnochortus insignis – Restio – Thatching Reed to about 4 – 6′ and 6 – 9′ wide.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Thymus ‘Foxley’ – A variegated thyme with green and white foliage with pink flowers in summer.  Can be used for cooking.  Grows to 6 – 8″ tall and twice as wide.  For full sun to part sun.

Aloe ‘Wunderkind’

Crassula ‘Springtime’

Echeveria shaviana hybrid

Alpinia z. Variegata

Pelargonium crispum Variegated Gold

Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’

Anigozanthos ‘Kanga Orange’

New plants arrived this morning at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants arrived this morning at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia cognate ‘Cousin Itt’
  • Agave geminiflora ‘Leapin’ Lizard’ – Variegated A. geminiflora with creamy yellow border.
  • Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ – Dark foliage.
  • Anigozanthos ‘Kanga Yellow’ – Kangaroo Paws
  • Beschorneria yuccoides ‘Flamingo Glow’
  • Epilobium canum vart. latifolium ‘Everett’s Choice’ – California Fuchsia – Fall blooming groundcover.  Great for Hummingbirds.
  • Epilobium canum ‘Hurricane Point’ – California Fuchsia – Fall blooming compact groundcover.  Great for Hummingbirds.
  • Epilobium ‘Schieffelin’s Choice’ –  California Fuchsia – Fall blooming groundcover.  Great for Hummingbirds.
  •  Epilobium ‘Wayne’s Choice’ –  California Fuchsia – Fall blooming groundcover.  Great for Hummingbirds.
  • Epilobium ‘Wayne’s Silver’ –  California Fuchsia – Fall blooming groundcover.  Great for Hummingbirds.
  • Pteris cretica ‘Mayii’ – Variegated and crested fern.
  • Teucrium chamaedrys ‘Summer Sunshine’
  • Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’
  • Thymus ‘Highland Cream.

New plant Shipment today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants today including:

  • Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Whale’s Tongue Agave – Very hardy to 5 F, 3-4′ tall .  and wide.  These are nice 7 gallon specimen plants.
  • Amaryllis belladonna ‘Alba’ – White Naked Lady Bulbs – Available in one gallon pots.
  • Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’ – Red Kangaroo Paws – Big and full five gallon plants – 6 feet tall!  Really nice!  Hardy and evergreen to 25 F, and will re-sprout to about 20 F.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – Green and red flowers in summer, 4-5′ tall, hardy to <15 F, and low water needs.
  • Cordyline ‘Cha Cha’ – Nice, full two gallons available. Hardy to about 20 F.  clumping 3-4′ weeping leaves of apricot, peach, yellow, and green.
  • Cycas panahihuaensis – Panahihua Sago Palm.  3-4′ pinnate leaves on a 4-6′ trunk.  Very Hardy and evergreen to 20 F, and deciduous to about 10 F or lower.  Large specimen plant available in 10 gallon Squat Pot.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – Large rosette succulent to 1′ tall and wide, with red edged leaves.  Very hardy to 14 F.  Low water needs.
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’ – Fine Leafed Mallee – Small tree 4 – 8′ tall, hardy to about 23 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ –  Safari Conebush – Great specimen shrub with red and yellow flowers to 8′ tall.  Low water needs.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’  – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Great for spilling over a pot or wall.  1-2′ tall and 4-6 wide.  Low water needs.
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ – Big pink flowers on a 6′ shrub.  Low water needs.  Hardy to mid-twenties.
Anigozanthus 'Big Red'

Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’

Agave ovatifolia 'Frosty Blue'

Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’

Cycas panzhihuaensis

Cycas panzhihuaensis