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A few new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

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

  • Adenanthos x cunninghamii – 4″ pots
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’
  • Oscularia caulescens
  • Yucca ‘Bright Star’ – 2 gallons
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – 3 gallon pots

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’

 

New Arrivals at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants available at the nusery now:

  • Actea ‘Black Negligee’ – (syn Cimicifuga s.) – Black Bugbane
  • Athyrium ‘Dre’s Dagger’ – Dwarf Lady Fern
  • Athyrium ‘Lady in Lace’ – Dwarf Lady Fern
  • Brunnera ‘Alexander’s Great’ – Brunnera like ‘Jack Frost’ only grows much larger.
  • Polygonatum o. ‘Double Stuff’ – Variegated Solomon’s Seal with double the white edge.

And, new arrivals next week:

  • Agave a. medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’ – Dwarf White-Striped Century Plant
  • Aloe ‘Coral Fire’ – Kelly Griffin Hybrid Aloe
  • Cryptbergia ‘Red Burst’ – Bromeliad X (Cryptanthus bahianus x Billbergia nutans)
  • Echeveria colorata ‘Mexican Ghost’ – powdery-white waxy coating on large leaves
  • Garrya elliptica ‘Evie’ – Evie’s Silk Tassel Bush
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches and Cream’ – Orange and yellow flowers
  • Hesperoyucca whipplei ssp ememica – Baja Yucca – producing new rosettes after flowering.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’ – Prostrate Gray Honey-Myrtle
  • Ozothamnus leptophyllus ‘Silver Cape’ – Silver Shore Cottonwood – New plant 2013
Polygonatum o. Double Stuff'
Polygonatum o. Double Stuff’

Athyrium 'Dre's Dagger'

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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

Agave a. medio-picta 'Dwarf Alba'

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Hesperoyucca whipplei ssp. ememica