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More new plants just arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

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

Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’
  • Adiantum x tracyi (Maidenhair Fern) – a cross between A. aleuticum and A. jordanii.  And evergreen fern to 20″ with black stems and green leaves.
  • Asplenium trichomanes ‘Cristatum” (Crested Maidenhair Spleenwort) – small fern, to 12″ with black stems and green leaves with crested ends.
  • Athyrium niponicum ‘Apple Court’ (Crested Japanese Painted Fern) – leaves are marked with purple, silver and green, and the ends are crested, to 1′ tall and 1-2′ wide.
  • Campanula punctate ‘Pink Octopus’ (Bellflower) – a spreading perennial with octopus-like pendulous pink flowers.
  • Polypodium scouleri (Leather-leaf Fern) – a slowly spreading evergreen fern native to the west coast, to 8 -10″.  Very hardy and drought tolerant, but looks better and spreads faster with watering.

Plants Blooming in the Nursery Now – July

These are some of the plants that are currently in bloom at Peacock Horticultural Nursery  –

  • Arisaema franchetianum ‘Hugo’ – Hugo Cobra Lily with purple and white flowers.
  • Brovoa geminiflora(syn. Polianthes geminiflora) – Tuberous plant with tubular orange-red flowers.
  • Campanula garganica ‘Dickson’s Gold’
  • Campanula  persicifolia ‘Blue-Eyed Blond’– A Bellflower with yellow foliage and deep-blue blooms.
  • Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’ –A Bellflower with unusual pink octopus-like flowers.
  • Campanula takesimana– A Korean Bellfower with many pendant flowers of white/lilac.
  • Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Worchester Gold’ – Bluebeard shrub with yellow foliage and blue flowers.
  • Cornus capitata x kousa ‘Porlock’ – A beautiful Hybrid Dogwood Tree with white flowers that turn red with age, and cherry-red fruits in fall.
  • Crinodendron hookerianum– A shrub originally from Chile with red lantern-like flowers
  • Crinodendron patagua – A shrub originally from Chile with fragrant, white flowers.
  • Cynara cardunculus– See the Cardoon plants blooming in the garden and purchase your own 4″ plant for bloom next year.
  • Dahlia ‘Kingston Queen’ – One of many Dahlias available with dark foliage – this one with single orange flowers.
  • Dyckia x ‘Red Devil’– A Dyckia with rusty-red leaves and orange flowers.
  • Eucomis autumnalis (Purple leaf form) – A pineapple Lily with purple-green leaves and many white flowers
  • Eucomis comosa ‘Tugela Jade’ –  A Pineapple Lily with many chartreuse buds that open white.
  • Eucomis comosa ‘Tugela Ruby’– A Pineapple Lily with green leaves flushed with purple, and maroon flower spikes with white flowers that have a purple center.
  • Eucomis ‘Oakhurst’– A Pineapple Lily with red-purple leaves and purple flowers.  Very nice!
  • Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ – A pineapple Lily with purple foliage and white-purple flowers.
  • Fuchsia ‘Rose Quartet’ – A compact fuchsia with unusual pink and white flowers.
  • Hemerocallis ‘Flasher’ –  Daylily with bright orange flowers.
  • Hemerocallis ‘Unique Purple’ – Daylily with purple flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Glowing Embers’– Mop-head Hydrangea with red flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lemon Zest’– Mop-head Hydrangea with Yellow foliage and pink flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii’– Lace-cap Hydrangea with pink to  blue flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nigra’– Mop-head Hydrangea with pink to blue flowers and black stems.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Quadricolor’– Lace-cap type Hydrangea with four distinct colors in the leaves – pale green, cream, deep green, and yellow.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Selma’– A compact Mop-head Hydrangea with pink to blue flowers.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Shelia’–  Lace-cap Hydrangea with pink flowers.
  • Hydrangea paniculata ‘Floribunda’– PeeGee Hydrangea with white flowers.
  • Hydrangea quercifolia– Oakleaf Hydrangea with big oak-shaped leaves, white flowers and great fall color.
  • Hydrangea ‘Sumida-no-hanabi’– A beautiful Hydrangea with double white flowers.
  • Nicandra physalodes ‘Splash of Cream’ –  An annual plant with light blue to lavender flowers and interesting seed pods, and variegated leaves and some of the plants.
  • Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’ – An ornamental oregano with pink and chartreuse bracts (flowers). 
  • Oxalis deppei ‘Iron Cross’ – Dark purple cross in the middle of each bright green clover leaf, with pink flowers.  Non-Invasive.
  • Oxalis siliquosa ‘Sunset Velvet’– Another non-invasive Oxalis that has leaves that are gold, pink, coppery yellow to chartreuse, with yellow flowers.
  • Parahebe perfoliata– Digger’s Speedwell has glaucous, blue foliage that is similar to some Eucalyptus.  Laverder-blue flowers.
  • Scadoxus multiflorus spp. katherinae – A South African bulbous plant with an amazing orange bloom every July.
  • Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Roseum’ – A Hydrangea Vine with fragrant pink flowers
  • Sinningia tubiflora– Hardy white Gloxinia.
  • Tradescantia ‘Blue and Gold’ – A Spider Wort with golden foliage and blue flowers.
  • Triteleia laxa ‘Koningin Fabiola’ – Bulbous plant with purple-blue flowers.
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ – Yucca to 2′ , green leaves edged in gold, and cream flowers
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Gaurd’ – Yucca to 2′ with yellow centered leaves, pink and coral in winter, and cream flowers.
  • Yucca filamentosa ‘Garland’s Gold’ – Yucca to 3′ with gold centered leaves, blushing pink in winter, and cream flowers.
  • Zantedeschia ‘Edge of Night’ – Calla Lily with black-purple flowers and green foliage edged in black-purple and dark stems too!  Beautiful!
  • Zantedeschia ‘Gene’s Giant’ – A giant calla lily up to 5′ tall with white flowers.
  • Zantedeschia ‘Hercules’ – Large Calla Lily to 3′ with white flowers.
Arisaema f. 'Hugo'
Arisaema f. 'Hugo'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campanula 'Blue Eyed Blond'
Campanula 'Blue Eyed Blond'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campanula takesimana
Campanula takesimana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caryopteris 'Worchester Gold'
Caryopteris 'Worchester Gold'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dahlia 'Kingston Queen'
Dahlia 'Kingston Queen'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eucomis autumnalis
Eucomis autumnalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H. 'Flasher' & 'Unique Purple'
H. 'Flasher' & 'Unique Purple'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrangea 'Sumida-no-hanabi'
Hydrangea 'Sumida-no-hanabi'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scadoxus multiflorus spp katherinae
Scadoxus multiflorus spp katherinae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triteleia laxa 'Koningin Fabiola'
Triteleia laxa 'Koningin Fabiola'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zantedeschia 'Edge of Night'
Zantedeschia 'Edge of Night'