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A few photos from around the nursery this morning.

A few photos from around the nursery this morning:

Leucospermum ‘Tango’
Aloe ‘Erik the Red’
Melaleuca incana
Protea c. ‘Mini King’
Camellia ‘Night Rider’
Camellia ‘High Fragrance’
Aechmea recurvata v. benrathii

More new plant arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Echeveria ‘Mauna Loa’

A few more new plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.  Looks like some beauty weather for gardening this weekend!

  • Adiantum pedatum – Maidenhair Fern
  • Alocasia odora ‘Variegata’ – Variegated Elephant Ears
  • Beschorneria yuccoides ‘Flamingo Glow’
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’
  • Echeveria gibbiflora ‘Mauna Loa’
  • Hesperaloe funifera – Giant Hesperaloe
  • Protea cynaroides ‘Mini King’
  • Russelia equisetiformis
  • Senecio rowleyanus – String of Pearls
Alocasia odora ‘Variegata’




More new plants today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few more new plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including:

  • Grevillea victoriae ‘Murray Valley Queen’
  • Protea cynaroides ‘Mini King’
  • Protea nerifolia ‘Pink Ice’
  • Pyrrosia lingua ‘Ogon Nishiki’  – Variegated Tongue Ferns
Grevillea victoriae ‘Murray Valley Queen’


New plant Shipment today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants today including:

  • Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’ – Whale’s Tongue Agave – Very hardy to 5 F, 3-4′ tall .  and wide.  These are nice 7 gallon specimen plants.
  • Amaryllis belladonna ‘Alba’ – White Naked Lady Bulbs – Available in one gallon pots.
  • Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’ – Red Kangaroo Paws – Big and full five gallon plants – 6 feet tall!  Really nice!  Hardy and evergreen to 25 F, and will re-sprout to about 20 F.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – Green and red flowers in summer, 4-5′ tall, hardy to <15 F, and low water needs.
  • Cordyline ‘Cha Cha’ – Nice, full two gallons available. Hardy to about 20 F.  clumping 3-4′ weeping leaves of apricot, peach, yellow, and green.
  • Cycas panahihuaensis – Panahihua Sago Palm.  3-4′ pinnate leaves on a 4-6′ trunk.  Very Hardy and evergreen to 20 F, and deciduous to about 10 F or lower.  Large specimen plant available in 10 gallon Squat Pot.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – Large rosette succulent to 1′ tall and wide, with red edged leaves.  Very hardy to 14 F.  Low water needs.
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’ – Fine Leafed Mallee – Small tree 4 – 8′ tall, hardy to about 23 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ –  Safari Conebush – Great specimen shrub with red and yellow flowers to 8′ tall.  Low water needs.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’  – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Great for spilling over a pot or wall.  1-2′ tall and 4-6 wide.  Low water needs.
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ – Big pink flowers on a 6′ shrub.  Low water needs.  Hardy to mid-twenties.
Anigozanthus 'Big Red'
Anigozanthus ‘Big Red’
Agave ovatifolia 'Frosty Blue'
Agave ovatifolia ‘Frosty Blue’
Cycas panzhihuaensis
Cycas panzhihuaensis


A few more new plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

New plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Berberis thunbergia f. a. ‘Bagatelle’ – One Gallon Dwarf Barberry with cherry-foliage.
  • Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’  –
  • Origanum ‘Norton’s Gold’ –
  • Dudleya brittonii – One gallon
  • Grevillea ‘Peaches & Cream’ – One gallon plants
  • Leucadendron ‘Jester’  -One gallon plants
  • Mahonia x media ‘Lionel Fortescue’ – Five gallon plants.
  • Protea  ‘Pink Ice’ – One & five gallon plants.

Plants in bloom now – July 2010

Here are a few of the plants blooming in our retail nursery now:
  • Agapanthus ‘Gold Strike’ (Lily-of-the-Nile)
  • Knophofia uvaria ‘Wilhelm’s Lance’ ( Red Hot Poker)
  • Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’ (Ornamental Origano)
  • Portea ‘Sylvia’ (Protea)
  • Scadoxus multiflorus ssp katherinae (Blood Lily)
  • Trachelium caeruleum ‘Hamer Pandora’ (Throatwort)
Agapanthus 'Gold Strike'
Kniphofia uvaria 'Wilhelm's Lance'
Origanum 'Kent Beauty'
Protea 'Sylvia'
Protea 'Sylvia'
Protea 'Sylvia'
Scadoxus multiflorus ssp katherinae
Trachelium caeruleum 'Hamer Pandora'

New Plants in the Nursery

Here are a few of the new arrivals in the nursery:

  • Acacia linifolia – A small Acacia with fine, soft leaves (phyllodes) and cream flowers.
  • Berberis ‘Gold Pillar’ –  A columnar Barberry with golden foliage – Wow!
  • Ceanothus ‘Tuxedo’ – A striking new variety with dark foliage and lavender-blue flowers.
  • Colletia paradoxa –  A shrub native to South America with gray-green triangular spine tipped stems and small fragrant flowers in summer.
  • Dasylirion longissimum –  Mexican Grass Tree native to Mexico
  • Hesperoyucca whipplei ‘RBG’ – A silver form of (Our Lord’s Candle)
  • Hunnemannia fumariifolia – Perennial Mexican Tulip Poppy
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ – A beautiful hybrid of P. susannae x P. eximia with red-pink flowers with creamy-yellow center.
  • Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ – A new Salvia with large magenta flowers.
  • Sonchus canariensis – An very unusual foliage plant with yellow flowers in spring.
  • Yucca linearifolia – A great Yucca with many very narrow blue leaves. 
Ceanothus 'Tuxedo'
Ceanothus 'Tuxedo'
Colletia paradoxa
Colletia paradoxa
Dasylirion longissimum
Dasylirion longissimum
Hesperoyucca whipplei 'RBG'
Hesperoyucca whipplei 'RBG'
Hunnemannia fumariifolia
Hunnemannia fumariifolia
Sonchus canariensis
Sonchus canariensis
Salvia 'Windy's Wish'
Salvia 'Windy's Wish'
Salvia 'Windy's Wish'
Salvia 'Windy's Wish'
ucca linearifolia
Yucca linearifolia