New plants arriving at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this week.

New plants arriving at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this week:

  • Agathis robusta (five gallons pots) – Queensland Kauri – A tall conifer that may grow 80′ or more tall and 15′ or more wide.  Plant in full sun and hardy to about 15 – 20 F.

Agathis robusta

  • Agave celsii var albicans ‘UCB’ (3 gallon pots) –  Plant to about 2′ tall and 2- 3′ wide with wide glaucous-blue leaves. Plant in full sun to part sun and hardy to 20 – 25.
  • Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand‘ (2 gallon pots) – Suckering Aloe forming a short trunk to 2- 3’ tall and wide.  Leaves are a very pale green almost white with darker green lines running along leaf and orange teeth.  Blooms are salmon colored occurring in late fall to early spring.  Plant in full sun to light shade. Very hardy to 15 – 20 F.

Aloe glauca ‘Namaqualand

  • Agave potatorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’ (2 gallon pots) Small variegated Agave with cream to yellow along leaf margins and blue-gray streaks in the middle of each leaf.  Plant in full to part sun.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Agave potarorum ‘Ikari Raijin Nishiki’

  • Aloe plicatilis (10 gallon squat pots) (syn Kumara disticha) Fan Aloe – A succulent shrub 3 -6′ tall or more with gray trucks ending in green leaves in a fan shape.  Orange-red flowers in late winter to early spring.  Plant in full sun at the coast to cool sun in inland.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Chamaedorea hooperiana (7 gallon pots) Suckering palm to 12′.  Grow outside in filtered light or grow as an indoor palm.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Crassula ‘Pangolin’ (4″ pots) – A succulent with scale-like leaves resembling the scales of a pangolin (ant and termite eater).  Terminal, honey scented, creamy white flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Crassula ‘Pangolin’

  • Crassula perforata Giant Form (4″ pots) Necklace Vine – A succulent with green leaves with red edges that have the appearance of being stacked on top of each other.  Plant in full sun on the coast to light shade inland.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Crassula perforata Gaint Form

  • Crassula rupestris subsp. marieriana (4″ pots) Jade Necklace – Stacked succulent to 8″ with green leaves with red edges.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Crassula rupestris subsp. marnieriana

  • Cupressus cashmeriana (5 gallon pots) – Kashmir Cypress – A beautiful conifer with blue-green foliage forming a pyramidal shape to about 40 – 60′ tall and 15  to 20′ wide with weeping branchlets. Can be damaged by high winds and does not like prolonged periods of hot, dry weather.  Hardy to about 15 – 20 F.  Photo of one of ours in our garden.  We have three of these planted so far.  I think we love them!

Cupressus cashmeriana

  • Cyphostemma juttae (2 gallon pots) Wild Grape – A deciduous succulent shrub to 6′ with large gray-green leaves that emerge red-purple in spring and drop off in the fall.  Attractive swollen trunks (caudiciform) with papery, peeling bark. Plant in full sun in very well draining soil. Hardy to about 25 F.

Cyphostemma juttae

  • Echeveria ‘Silver Queen’ (4″ pots) – A cultivar of E. affinis forming rosettes to about 8″ with silver-purple leaves.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Echinopsis subdenudata (4″ pots) Easter Lily Cactus – Small green ribbed cactus to 3′ tall and 4 – 5″ in diameter.  Produces large white, very fragrant 8″ flowers during the night.  Needs bright exposure and regular water in summer and keep dry in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F, but should protect from being wet in winter.

  • Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’ (4″ pots) Red Pencil Tree – A succulent shrub to about 4 – 8′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide with reddish-golden stems.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Not hardy below 30 F and needs winter protection.  Euphorbias have a milky sap that one should be careful to avoid contact with your skin and especially keep away from your eyes!

Euphorbia ‘Sticks on Fire’

  • Euphorbia susannae (6″ pots) Suzanne’s Spurge – Small clustering succulent to about 4″ tall and 12″ across with prominent tubercles all along the stems.  Hardy to about 25 F if dry in winter.

Euphorbia susannae

  • Hansara ‘Jumping Jacks’ (3 gallon pots) A tri-generic hybrid succulent forming rosettes to about 14″ tall and 27″ wide with gray-green leaves spotted purple.  Plant in full to part sun.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.  These plants have genes of Agave gysophila ssp pablocarrilloi , Agave macroacantha, Manfreda maculosa, Polianthes tuberosa and Polianthes howardii.  Yellow flowers on 6′ tall stems occur after a few years of growth.

Hansara ‘Jumping Jacks’

  • Haworthia cuspidata (4″ pots) Star Window Plant – A clustering succulent forming rosettes to 3 – 5″ across with translucent windows on the ends of the leaves.  Grow in bright shade.  Hardy only to about 30 F, so would need protection in winter.

Haworthia cuspidata

  • Hawothia limifolia var. striata (aka. Miami) (6″ pots) File leaf Haworthia – Succulent rosettes to about 4″ with raised white turbercles that resemble a course file.  Grow in bright shade.  Hardy to about 25 F if kept dry, but best to protect from frost.

Haworthia limifolia v. striata

  • Haworthia retusa f acuminata (4″ pots) Succulent forming rosettes to a little more than 3″.  Grow in bight light to part sun.  Water in winter only when completely dry.  Hardy to about 25 F if dry, but best to protect from frost in winter.

Haworthia retusa f acuminata

  • Haworthia venosa var. tessellata (4″ pots) Offsetting succulents forming rosettes to 5 – 6″ with leaves with a square pattern on the top of leaves.  Grow in bright light  – avoiding full sun.  Protect from frost in winter.

Haworthia venosa var. tessellata

  • Isopogon formosus (5 gallon pots) An evergreen shrub originating in Australia to about 6′ tall and 4′ wide with purple/pink flowers in winter/spring.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Be careful with fertilizer as this plant is sensitive to phosphorus as are many plants from Australia.
  • Leucadendron ‘Ebony’ (3 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.)
  • Oreocereus trollii (6″ pots) Old Man of the Mountain – A columnar Cactus to about 2′ covered in white hairs and dark spines.  Grow in full sun and water regularly during the growing season allowing soil to complete dry before watering again.  No water in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F if kept dry.

Oreocereus trollii

  • Philodendron ‘Hope‘ (one gallon pots) A P. selloum hybrid that does vine, growing to about 4′ tall and 3’ wide.  Plant in light shade/part sun and hardy 20 – 25 F.
  • Sedum morganianum ‘Burrito’ (6″ pots) Hanging succulent to 2- 3′.  Provide bright light and protect from frost in winter.

Sedum m. ‘Burrito’

  • Vebena bonariensis ‘Lollipop’ (one gallon pots) Dwarf form to 2′ tall and 3′ wide with purple flowers from spring to winter that will attract butterflies, bees and hummers to your garden.
  • Yucca linearifolia (3 gallon pots) Linear-leaf Yucca – Forms a rounded head of blue-green leaves to 2 – 3′ long all atop a trunk that can reach 4′ slowly.  Plant in full sun and has low water needs once established.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.

Yucca linearifolia

More new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery – Palms, Tree Ferns, more Aloes!, and a few other plants.

More new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery – Palms, Tree Ferns, more Aloes!, and a few other plants:

  • Aloe ‘Blue Elf’ – Growing to 18″ tall x 2′ wide with gray-blue leaves and orange flowers blooming in winter/spring. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Aloe ciliaris ‘Firewall’ – Groundcover Aloe – Growing to 2′ tall by 10′ wide or more over time with scarlet-red flowers blooming year-round. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
  • Aloe arborescens x ferox ‘Tangerine’ – A large Aloe to 6 – 8′ with orange flowers in winter.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
  • Aloe maculate hybrid
  • Beccariophoenix alfredii – High Plateau Coconut Palm – This palm originating from Madagascar looks like a coconut palm but produces no coconuts and is hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Cordyline ‘Design-a-Line Burgundy’ – A clump forming Cordyline to about 3′ tall and wide with weeping burgundy leaves.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Grows best here in Sebastopol in part sun with regular watering.
  • Cyathea cooperi – Australian Tree Fern to 15 – 20′ tall.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica – Tasmanian Tree Fern growing slowly to 15′.  Grows slower and shorter than the Australian Tree Fern (Cyathea cooperi).  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Dypsis baronii hybrid red petiole – A Sugar Cane Palm – A clustering Palm tree originating from Madagascar to 15 – 20′.  Hardy to about 28 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Goldstrike’ – Yellow Conebush – Like a  yellow flowering version of L. ‘Safari Sunset’ to 6′.  Hardy to around 20 – 25 F.
  • Phoenix roebelenii – Pygmy Date Palm – A slow growing Palm to 10′.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Trachycarpus takii  – Kumaon Palm – Very hardy slow growing Palm to 20′ originating from India.  Hardy to about 20 F.

A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave geminiflora 4″
  • Aeonium ‘Zwartkop’
  • Aeonium ‘Sunburst’
  • Aloe ‘Hercules’
  • Banksia ashbyi
  • Brahea ‘Super Silver’
  • Cyathea cooperi – Australian Tree Ferns
  • Euphorbia ammak ‘Variegata’
  • Euphorbia resinifera
  • Leucadendron ‘Jester’
  • Rhapis excelsa – Lady Palms
  • Sabal ‘Riverside’

Euphorbia ammak ‘Variegata’

 

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Leucospermum ‘Tango’

New plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adenanthos sericeus (Coast Wollybush) – Shrub or small tree (6 – 10′ tall) with soft gray needle-like foliage.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Tip damage may occur below 24 F.  For full sun on the coast to part shade inland.
  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’ – Hardy Agave to 1-2′ tall x 2-3′ wide with blue leaves edged in red and yellow.
  • Brahea edulis (Guadalupe Palm) – Hardy fan palm to 20+ feet tall for full sun. Slow growing.
  • Chamaedorea microspadix (Hardy Bamboo Palm) – a suckering palm for shade.  8′ tall or less.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Chamaerops humilis cerifera (Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm) – Suckering (multi-trunked) palm .  8-10′ tall, for full sun.  Very hardy to 5 – 10 F.
  • Cordyline ‘Design a line Burgundy’ – Clump forming Cordyline with burgundy weeping foliage to 3′.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica (Tasmanian Tree Fern)  – Hardy tree fern to about 15′ and 6-10 wide.  Hardy and evergreen to the low 20 F, but will resprout  at 19 F.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ – Succulent with dark “black” edges in full sun.
  • Lampranthus deltoids (syn Oscularia deltoids) – Pink Iceplant – Hardy succulent groundcover for full sun.  Blue-green foliage, dark pink stems and pink flowers.
  • Leucadendron Ebony – 3-4′ tall shrub with dark foliage and burgundy flowers.
  • Leucospermum ‘Tango’ – (L. glabrum x L. lineare) – Drought tolerant shrub with amazing orange-red flowers.  Grows to 6 – 8′ and 4 – 6′ wide.
  • Nolina nelson (Blue Nolina) – Both a very drought tolerant and very hardy shrub to 4 – 8′ tall.
  • Trachycarpus takil – Takil Palm – Fan palm up to 40′, but very slowly.  Very hardy to 15 F, for full sun to part sun.
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – Finally have some 4″ of this variegated  yellow and green Yucca.  1-2′ tall for full sun.