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New plant arrivals today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agave salmiana var ferox ‘Variegata’

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.
Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’
Agave celsii var albicans UCB

Agave weberi ‘Reiner’s Selection’
Aloe capitata var. quarziticola
Aloe ‘Conejo Flame’
Aloe ‘David’s Delight’
Aloe dawei ‘Yellow’
Aloe debrana
Aloe greenii
Aloe greenii
Aloe ‘Scarlet Rockets’
Aloe tomentosa
Aloe ‘Verity Nice’
Aloe ‘Verity Nice’
Aloe wickensii
Aloe ‘Yellow Torch’
Leucophyta brownii
Sansevieria masoniana
Trevesia palmata
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’


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

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agapanthus ‘Twister’

More new plants arriving today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery

  • Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’ – Flame Bush – Shrub with wedge-shaped foliage to 2 – 4′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.   New growth is bright pink. Hardy to 15 -20 F
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris ‘Banksianum’ – Maidenhair Fern – Small , to about 18″, evergreen fern with black stems and small green leaves.  Hardy to 20 F
  • Agapanthus ‘Twister’ – Lily of the Nile – Flowers, to 4′ high, are white with violet-blue at the base of each flower.
  • Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’ – A clumping Agave to 2′.  Hardy to about 18 F.
  • Aloe cheranganiensis – Cherangani Hills Aloe – To 3-4′ with orange-red flowers in fall/winter. Hardy to 25 F.
  • Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’ – Manzanita – Native CA shrub to 6 – 10′ tall and wide with dark red bark and white/pink flowers.
  • Beschorneria yuccoides – Amole – a hardy Agave relative, forming a clump to about 3′, with tall red flower stalks in summer covered with green flowers with red bracts.
  • Cryptbergia ‘Red Burst’ – Clumping Bromeliad with bronzy-red leaves to about 1 foot.  Hardy to about 26 F.
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Grey Horizon’ – Groundcover shrub to 1′ tall and 4-6′ wide.  Attractive grey foliage, low water needs and hardy to about 20 F.
  • Euphorbia caput-medusa – Medusa’s Head – Succulent to 1′ tall and 3′ spread.  Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Euphorbia resinifera – Moroccan MoundSucculent to 1-2′ tall by up to 6′ wide.  Full sun in coastal locations and afternoon shade inland. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’ – A succulent cross of and an Aloe and a Gasteria resulting in a plant with dark purple mature leaves to about 1′. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Graptosedum ‘Vera Higgins’ – Succulent with bronze foliage to <1′ tall.  Full Sun on coast to part sun inland.  Great trailing over edge of a bed or pot.  Hardy to 25 F or perhaps lower.
  • Leucospermum ‘Brandi Dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-Rocket Pincushion – To 4 – 7′ tall, with orange flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Melaleuca incana ‘Prostrate Form’ – Prostrate Gray Honey-myrtle – Gray soft foliage to 1-2′ high and trailing down 4 – 6′.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Oscularia caulescens – Succulent groundcover to <1′ tall and 2-3′ wide with pink flowers. Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Berzerkeley’ – to 24″ tall and 3′ wide with pink flowers.
  • Senecio jacobsenii – Trailing Jade –  Succulent trailing to as much as 4′ with orange flowers.  Hardy to at least 20 F.
  • Tanacetum haradjanii – Silver Tansy – gray foliage plant <1 tall and 2′ wide with yellow flowers.
  • Vriecantarea ‘Julietta’ – a large Bromeliad cross (Alcantarea x Vriesea) to 3′ and 4′ wide with purple and green leaves.  Hardy to 30 F
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – Big Bend Yucca – Slow growing yucca to 12 – 15′ tall and 4′ wide.  Blue-gray foliage and hardy to 0 F.
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’
Beschorneria yuccoides
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Senecio jacobsenii
Gasteraloe ‘Midnight’
Agave celsii car albicans ‘UCB’
Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’
Euphorbia resinifera

New Plants for August at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

A few new plants today arrived at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acacia vestita – Multi-truck, Hairy Wattle, 5 gallons, 12 – 15′ Tall and wide. Hardy to 20 – 25 F
  • Agathis robusta – 15 gallon, Queensland Kauri, Conifer up to 80′ (H) x 15 – 30′ (w), Hardy to 15 – 20 F.
  • Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor’ – One gallons, 12 – 18″ (h) x 2′ (w), Hardy to 11 F.
  • Agave ‘Risner Bill’ – 3 gallons – Hardy Cow Horn Agave (Agave colorata x Agave bovicornuta), (h) 2′-3′ (w) 3-5′, hardiness 15 F, for Full Sun
  • Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata – Five gallons, Mountain Cabbage Tree – (h) 10 – 15′, Hardy to 20 F, for Full Sun.
  • Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ – Three gallons, Hardy and big plants! (h) 1′(w) 1 – 2′, Hardy to 14 F
  • Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’ – Brown Ghost Plant – one gallons, (E. agavoides x E. lilacina), hardy 15 – 20 F.
  • Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’ – 2 gallons, (Manfreda variegata x Agave celsii ?), (h) 2 – 3′ (w) 4 – 6′, gray-green leaves spotted with brown.  Hardy to 9 F.
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’ – 15 gallon – Big Bend Yucca, Slow growing to 12′ (h) x 4′ (w), Hardy to 0 F.  Protect from gophers!
Acacia vestita
Acacia vestita
Agathis robusta
Agathis robusta


Agave 'Risner Bill'
Agave ‘Risner Bill’
Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata
Cussonia paniculata var. sinuata


Echeveria agavoides 'Maria'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’
Echeveria 'Latte Rose'
Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’


Mangave 'Macho Mocha'
Mangave ‘Macho Mocha’
Yucca rostrata 'Blue Velvet'
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’

New Plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery January 2015

Agathis robusta
Agathis robusta

A few new plants at Peacock Horticultural Nursery, including a couple of Australian conifers and several HARDY Agaves.

  • Acacia vestita
  • Agathis robusta
  • Agave americana var medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’
  • Agave ‘Blue Glow’
  • Agave parrasana x colorata
  • Agave ‘Risner Bill’
  • Echeveria ‘Latte Rose’
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’
  • Urginea maritima
  • Veltheimia bracteata ‘Yellow Comet’
  • Wollemia nobilis
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’
Acacia vestita
Acacia vestita


Agave americana var medio-picta 'Dwarf Alba'
Agave americana var medio-picta ‘Dwarf Alba’
Agave parrasana x colorata
Agave parrasana x colorata
Agave 'Risner Bill'
Agave ‘Risner Bill’
Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon'
Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’
Yucca rostrata 'Blue Velvet'
Yucca rostrata ‘Blue Velvet’

Recent Arrivals at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Here are some of the plants that have recently arrived at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Abies koreana ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke’
  • Berberis thunbergii ‘Lime Glow’
  • Corylus aveliana ‘Contorta’
  • Cotinus coggygria ‘Golden Spirit’
  • Cupressus cashmeriana
  • Eucalyptus ‘Moon Lagoon’
  • Furcraea macdougalii
  • Grevillea nudiflora ‘Medusa’
  • Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’
  • Magnolia ‘Ann’
  • Magnolia ‘Betty’
  • Magnolia ‘Jane’
  • Magnolia ‘Susan’
  • Mathiasella bupleuroides
  • Parthenocissus henryana
  • Pinus strobus ‘Louie’
  • Yucca rostrata ‘Sapphire Skies’

    Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon'