New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Low growing (2′ tall x 3-5′ wide) hardy Australian shrub. Interesting silver-gray leaves with pink new growth. Very small red flowers.
Agave celsii var albicans ‘UCB’– Clumping (2′ x 2′) hardy Agave with wide blue-gray leaves.
Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Very hardy large 3-4′ Agave with very wide gray leaves.
Agave salmiana var. ferox ‘Variegata’ – Large, hardy Agave (4-6′ tall) with drak green leaves with yellow margins.
Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’ – Large (4-6′), very hardy Agave with wide gray-green leaves with mostly Spineless margins! Does have terminal spines.
Aloe capitata var. quarziticola – A stemless Aloe to about 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’ (An Aloe dawei hybrid?) – A clustering Aloe to 3-4′ with red-orange flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
Aloe ‘David’s Delight’ (Another A. dawei hybrid?) A low branching Aloe to 3-4′ with red flowers mostly in late summer, but can bloom year-round. Hard to about 25 F.
Aloe dawei ‘Yellow’ – Yellow Dawe’s Aloe – A clump forming Aloe to 2-3′ with yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 25 F.
Aloe debrana – A stemless, suckering Aloe to 2-3′ with red flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
Aloe greenii – A stemeless, suckering Aloe to 1-2′ with pink flowers in late summer. Hardy to about 25F.
Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’ – Super Red Sunbird Aloe – An upright short-stemmed Aloe to 4-5 tall and 3-4′ wide with red flowers in winter. Hard to about 25 F?
Aloe tomentosa – Green Hairy Aloe – Aoe forms a single rosette to 2′ tall and 4′ wide with “hairy” chartreuse flowers in late summer. Hardy t about 25 F.
Aloe ‘Verity Nice’ – (Aloe zubb x Aloe peckii) A small clustering Aloe to 18″ tall with yellow flowers in summer. Hardy to about 25 F.
Aloe wickensii – A solitary stemless Aloe to 2-3′ with bi-colored red and yellow flowers in winter. Hardy to about 20 F.
Aloe ‘Yellow Torch’ – A large shrub Aloe to 6 – 8′ with yellow flowers in late fall till winter. Hardy to about 25 F or less.
Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native shrub (near Sebastopol, CA.) to 7 – 10 tall and wide with dark red bark and white flowers in late winter to spring. Drought tolerant and hardy to 0-10 F.
Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ – Large Echeveria to 1′ wide with green leaves with reddish tinge. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
Echium wildpretii – Tower of Jewels – A biennial, forming a 2′ rosette the first year. Second year flowering 5-7′ tall with rose-pink flowers. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Leucophyta brownie (Calocephalus) – Looks like silver-white tumbleweed to 1- 3′. Drought tolerant hardy to 20 – 25 F. Prefers great drainage.
Sansevieria masoniana – Mason’s Congo- Large leaf house plant to 3 -5′. Hardy to about 30 F.
Trevesia palmata – Snowflake Aralia – 15 – 20′ evergreen tree. Makes a good house plant, or can be grown outside in the shade until winter when it would need proetection from frost.
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Slow growing Yucca to 12 – 16′ selected for its gray-blue foliage.
Peony Bartzella are starting to bloom @Peacock Horticultural Nursery. Bartzella is a intersectional ( a tree peony crossed with a herbaceous peony). We have a few available for sale in bloom. Mother’s Day is coming… or, just a little gift to yourself.
Finally have some of the many exciting new Mangaves and a new Manfreda available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.
Mangave ‘Moon Glow’
Manfreda undulate ‘Mint Chocolate Chip’ – Like one of my favorite plants – Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, Mint Chocolate Chip has wider wavy leaves, darker spotting and the leaves are even more silver-blue.
Mangave ‘Inkblot’ – Another Agave and Manfreda cross to 6 – 8″ tall and 18 – 22″ wide, with dark spotting on leaves.
Mangave ‘Moon Glow’ – Another cross, this one between Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ and Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, to 6″ tall and 2′ wide, with dark spotting.
Epimediums are in bloom @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery. These are just a few examples of the many varieties we have available in 4″ pots this season. But, only a few plants of each variety are available, so check them out soon if you are interested. #Epimedium