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More new plants arriving this afternoon @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery. Must be spring!

A few more new plants arriving this afternoon @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’
  • Astelia ‘Silver Shadow’
  • Banksia s. ‘Schnapper Point’
  • Brahea armata – Blue Fan Palm- 15 gallon pots
  • Correa ‘Wyns Wonder’
  • Cotinus c. ‘Golden Spirit’
  • Deutzia ‘Magicien’
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’
  • Fatsia j. ‘Spider Web’
  • Ribes s. ‘King Edward VII’
  • Ribes s. ‘White Icicle’
  • Yucca elephantipes ‘Variegata’
  • Yucca pallida
Banksia s. ‘Schnapper Point’
Deutzia ‘Magicien’
Yucca pallida

Acacias are in bloom @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Acacias currently available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia covenyi
  • Acacia cultriformis
  • Acacia iteaphylla
  • Acacia parvissima
  • Acacia redolens ‘Desert Carpet’
  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’
  • Acacia riceana
  • Acacia stenophylla
  • Acacia vestita
Acacia pravissima
Acacia pravissima

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 @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery, Sebastopol, CA

New plants this week @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery in Sebastopol, CA include:

  • Acacia iteaphylla – Willow Wattle – Small tree to 10 – 13′ with low water needs. Yellow flowers in Spring and hardy to 20 F.
  • Acacia redolens ‘Low Boy’ – Prostate Acacia – Low growing shrub (1-2′ high x 10 – 15 wide) with low water needs.  Small vanilla scented yellow flowers in Spring.  Hardy to 10 – 15 F
  • Agave bracteosa ‘Monterey Frost’ – Frosted Candelabrum Agave –  A variegated form with white margins to 1′ high x 1.5′ wide.  Plant in part sun and protect when temps. drop  below 20 F.
  • Agave ‘Filigree’ – Filigree Sierra Mixteca Agave – A small agave (1-2′ high x 2-3′ wide) with gray white leaf margins.  Hardy to 20 F, or possibly lower.  Low water needs.  Possibly a hybrid of A. titanota?
  • Agave gentryi ‘Jaws’ – A very hardy Agave to about 4′ high and 6′ wide.  Plant in full Sun at the coast to part sun inland.  Hardy to 5 F.
  • Agave ‘Parracolorata’ – A cross of A. parrasana x A. colorata with 2′ tall silvery-gray leaves with nice leaf imprints.  Very low water needs and hardy to possibly 15 F.
  • Asclepias speciosa – Showy Milkweed – Plant this 3′ and spreading native for your monarch butterflies and hummingbirds.  Very hardy and drought tolerant.
  • Combretum fruticosum – Orange Flame Vine – A vine to 12 – 20′ with support.  Flowers from summer to fall with yellow toothbrush-like flowers, turning orange with age.  Hardy and evergreen to 26 F, but can tolerate temps down to 20 F or lower with some damage.
  • Dichondra sericea – Silverleaf Ponysfoot – Groundcover with silver gray leaves.  Hardy to 10 F.  Great for hanging over the edge of a pot!
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ – A succulent to 6″ high and 8 – 12″ wide. Green leaves with red edges.  Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels – Biennial with silver gray leaves blooming the second season to 5 – 6′ with dark pink flowers.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ – A shrub to 4 – 6′ tall and wide with multicolored flowers in shades of yellow, pink and orange. Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-rocket Pincushion – Shrub to 7′ with bright orange pincushion flowers.  Plant in full sun with drained soil and mulch heavily.  These plants prefer an acidic soil.  Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer very low in phosphorus , but also containing trace elements.
Agave 'Filigree'
Agave ‘Filigree’
Agave 'Parracolorata'
Agave ‘Parracolorata’
Agave 'Jaws'
Agave ‘Jaws’
Agave bracteosa 'Monterrey Frost'
Agave bracteosa ‘Monterrey Frost’