New plants available by Thursday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery this week.
Aloe ferox White Flower Form (15 gallon pots) – White Cape Aloe – A single stemmed Aloe to 6 – 9’+. Blooms in late fall to winter with white flowers. Very Hardy to 20 F, although flowers may be damaged at 24 F. Plant in full sun.
Cupressus cashmeriana (5 and 15 gallon pots) Kashmir Cypress – A beautiful conifer with blue-green foliage forming a pyramidal shape to about 40 – 60′ tall and 15 to 20′ wide with weeping branchlets. Can be damaged by high winds and does not like prolonged periods of hot, dry weather. Hardy to about 15 – 20 F. Photo of one of ours in our garden. We have three of these planted so far. I think we love them!
Dudleya brittonii (one gallon pots) Giant Chalk Dudleya – Succulent forming rosettes of chalky-white leaves to 12 – 18″. Plant in full sun on coast or part shade inland. Avoid overhead irrigation. Hardy to about 15 F.
Heteromeles arbutifolia ‘Davis Gold’ (5 gallon pots) – Davis Gold Toyon – A selection of the CA native evergreen shrub with yellow berries in winter. Can grow to 6 – 10′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide. White, fragrant flowers occur in late spring to early summer. Plant in full sun to part shade. Low water needs once established and very hardy to about 0 F. Attracts butterflies and birds to your garden!
Heteromeles arbutifolia (5 gallon pots) – Toyon – Same as above only with more typical red berries in winter.
Leucospermum ‘Blanche Ito’ (5 gallon pots) Sky-rocket pincushion – An evergreen shrub to about 4 – 5’+ tall and wide. Red orange flowers from winter till spring. Plant in full sun in well drained soil and mulch the soil around plant. Low water needs once established and hardy to about 25 F.
Manfreda ‘Mint Chocolate Chip’ (4″, one and 2 gallon pots) – A succulent forming a rosette to about 6 – 8″ tall and 18 – 24″. Succulent leaves have wavy edges and dark spots all over them. Plant in full sun to part sun in well draining soil. Low water needs once established. Very hardy to about 5 F.
x Mangave ‘Falling Waters’ (2 gallon pots) – From crossing a Manfreda maculosa with an Agave ovatifolia. A succulent rosette to 1 – 2′ tall and 2 – 3′ wide with blue-gray leaves wide teeth on the sides. Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Hardy to about 20 F.
x Mangave ‘Silver Fox’ (2 gallon pots) A cross of Manfreda ‘Bloodspot and Agave gypsophila. Forms a succulent rosette to about 1′ tall and 2 – 3’ wide with beautiful silver-gray leaves. Plant in ful sun in well draining soil and hardy to about 20 F.
Sansevieria masoniana (2 gallon pots) Mason’s Congo – Great houseplant with leaves 8 – 10″ wide and 3 – 5′ tall.
Senecio candidans Angels Wings (one gallon pots) Sea Cabbage – A perennial to about 16″ tall and wide with large velvety white leaves. Plant in cool sun to bright shade and best with regular water. Hardy to about 20 F.
New plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:
Agapanthus ‘Twister’ – Lily of the Nile – This variety has flowers that are white with a dark blue violet base.
Aloe ‘Johnson’s Hybrid’ – Clumping Aloe to less than one foot tall with orange flowers and green tips blooming year-round. Hardy to at least 20 F.
Aloe lineata var muirii – Clustering Aloe 2 – 6′ tall with yellow green leaves that have red stripes running along them and red teeth. Flowers are salmon-orange in late winter/early spring. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Aloe ‘Zanzibar’ – Long-leafed Tiger Teeth Aloe – Suckering Aloe to one foot tall. Orange-red flowers occasionally and hardy to 20 – 25 F. Very similar to Aloe juvenna but with narrower leaves.
Callistemon ‘Cane’s Hybrid’ – Cane’s Bottlebrush – Hardy, drought tolerant shrub to 8 – 10′ tall with light pink flowers.
Dyckia floribunda ‘La Rioja’ – Silver Starfish – Clustering Bromeliad to about one tall. Hardy to about 15 F.
Echeveria ‘Morning Beauty’ – Solitary rosette with blue gray glaucous leaves. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Leucospermum ‘Brandi dela Cruz’ – Brandi Sky-rocket Pincushion – (Leucospermum reflexum x L. lineare] An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 4- 5′ tall with orange red flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
Leucospermum ‘Scarlet Ribbons’– Nodding Pincushion – (Leucospermum glabrum X L. tottum) – An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 4- 5′ tall with salmon flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
Leucospermum ‘Spider Hybrid’ – Spider Pincushion – (Leucospermum tottum x L. formosum) An evergreen shrub that can be kept to about 6 – 8′ tall with salmon and yellow flowers in late winter to early spring. Hardy to about 25 F.
Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ – (Agave macroacantha hybrid x Manfreda maculosa?) Succulent to about 12″ tall x 15″ wide with gray-green leaves with maroon spots and leaf edges. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
Melaleuca armillaris – Bracelet Honey-Myrtle – A hardy, drought tolerant and fast growing evergreen tree to about 30′ tall with cream flowers in late spring to early summer. Hardy to 20 F.
Philadendron ‘Xanadu’ – An evergreen tropical plant to about 3′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide. Hardy to about 25 F or makes a great houseplant.
Sansevieria cylindrical – Skyline Spear Sansevieria – Great houseplant with leaves to 3 – 5′. Do not overwater!.
Sansevieria masoniana – Mason’s Congo – Great houseplant with leaves 8 – 10″ wide and 3 -5′ tall.
Sedeveria ‘Letizia’ – Ledy’s Sedeveria – (Sedum cuspidatum X Echeveria setosa var. ciliata) Succulent to 8″ forming many 2.5″ rosettes with green leaves turning red in full sun and with winter chill.
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.