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New plants today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

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.
Taxus b. 'Watnong Gold'
Taxus b. ‘Watnong Gold’
Cephalotaxus h. 'Korean Gold'
Cephalotaxus h. ‘Korean Gold’
Podocarpus a. 'County Park Fire'
Podocarpus a. ‘County Park Fire’
Sophora p. 'Little Baby'
Sophora p. ‘Little Baby’

New plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery just in time for Fall planting.  Several drought tolerant selections in this delivery.

  • Agapetes ‘Ludgvans Cross’
  • Agave ‘Mateo’ – A cross between Agave bractoesa and possibly Agave lophantha.
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Helmond Pillar’ – Barberry – A columnar form with purple-red leaves.
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii – Desert Bird of Paradise –  Drought tolerant shrub.
  • Calliandra eriophylla – Pink  Fairy Duster – Another drought  tolerant  shrub.
  • Calliandra x ‘Sierra Starr’ – Fairy Duster – A hardy, drought tolerant shrub.
  • Choisya ‘Gold Fingers’ – Mexican Orange – Narrow, Pale yellow new growth.
  • Deutzia ‘Magicien’
  • Eremophila hygrophana – Blue Emu Bush, Blue Bells – A 3′ x 3′ drought tolerant shrub, with silvery foliage and purple flowers.
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Mingenew Gold’ – Hardy, drought tolerant, groundcover (1′ tall x 6 – 10′ wide), with yellow flowers.
  • Eremophila maculate ‘Valentine’ – Hardy, drought tolerant 4′ x 4′ shrub with red flowers.
  • Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Yellow Bird’ – Nodding Pincushion –
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ – Drought tolerant (but will appreciate some summer water), evergreen shrub with variegated foliage. Grows in full sun to deep shade.
Eremophila hygrophana
Eremophila hygrophana
Calliandra x 'Sierra Starr'
Calliandra x ‘Sierra Starr’
Osmanthus h. 'Goshiki'
Osmanthus h. ‘Goshiki’