A few new plants arriving today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’

New plant arrivals today include:

  • Agave celsii var. albicans ‘UCB’ (3 gallon pots) Plant to about 2′ tall and 2- 3′ wide with wide glaucous-blue leaves.  Plant in full sun to part sun and hardy to 20 – 25.
  • Callistemon ‘Little John’ (5 gallon pots) Dwarf Bottlebrush – Shrub to 3 – 5′ tall and 4 -6′ wide red bottlebrush flowers from summer to fall. Hardy to the low 20’s F.
  • Protea laurifolia ‘Rose Mink’ (5 gallon pots) Shrub can grow 8 – 10′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide. Pink flowers with black and white tips occur mainly in winter. Plant in full sun with low water needs once established. Hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Protea ‘Sylvia’ (5 gallon pots) A hybrid of Protea susannae x P. eximia.  Shrub can grow 6 – 8′ tall and 3 – 5′ wide.  Pink flowers in occur mainly in winter.  Plant in full sun and low water needs once established.  Hardy to mid 20’s F.
  • Senecio candicans Angel Wings – Sea Cabbage (1 gallon pots) 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.
  • Zanthorrhoea glauca  – Queensland Grasstree (5 gallon pots) – A very slow growing plant with 4- 5′ long grass-like leaves on top of a thick 6 – 8′ tall trunk.  Very hardy to at least 20 F and low water needs once established.