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More new plants today at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Schefflera pueckleri variegata

New plants that arrived today include:

  • Abrometiella brevifolia (Deuterocohnia brevifolia) – Small bromeliad 1 -2″, slowly forming mats of mounding growth.  Hardy to 20 F, but does not like wet leaves in winter.
  • Adromischus c. Pillow Feet – Succulent prefers Bright light and no frost.  Keep dry in winter.
  • Aechmea recurvata – Bromeliad with dark green leaves  (1 – 2′) and a beautiful red inflorescence.  Hardy to 20 F.  Can be grown outside here in Sebastopol.
  • Alcantarea imperialis (Vriesea imperialis) – Large Bromeliad with leaves 6″ wide and up to 5′ long.  Mature plants bloom with inflorescence 6′ tall.  Hardy only to 30 – 35 F.
  • Aloe ‘Hercules’ – Specimen hybrid tree Aloe growing to 25+ feet with salmon colored flowers.
  • Aloe petricola – Stone Aloe – Growing 1 – 2′ tall and 2 – 3′ wide with yellow and orange flowers in winter.  Hardy to about 25 F.
  •  Aloe speciosa – Tilt-head Aloe – Tall single stem Aloe to 10′ with a large rosette of leaves that are held tilted to one side.  Flowers are green and white in Fall to winter.
  • Arenga englerii – Dwarf Sugar Palm – Suckering Palm tree to 8 – 12′ tall.  Prefers part shade inland. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Beaucarnea recurvata – Ponytail Palm – Not a true palm – more closely related to Nolina. Provide protection when temperatures are expected to drop into the high 20’s F.  Grows to 10′ + outdoors, usually 4’+ indoors in a pot in very bright light.
  • Cereus peruvianus – Apple Cactus – Grows to 10 -12’+ with night blooming white flowers.  Hardy to 20 -25 F
  • Dyckia ‘Brittle Star’ – Grows about 1 foot tall and wide with orange flowers. Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Dyckia ‘Grand Marnier‘ – Grows less than one foot tall and wide. Grows in cool sun to light shade.  Protect from frost in winter.
  • Euphorbia coerulescens – Columnar cactus growing to 4 – 6′.  Hardy to  about 25 F.  Warning: The milky sap in Euphorbias can be irritating tp people and pets.  Do not touch face or eyes if exposed to the sap.
  • Pachypodium lamerei – Madagascar Palm – to 6′ as indoor plant, larger in frost free areas outside.  Needs protection from frost.
  • Schefflera pueckleri variegate (Tupidanthus calyptratus) – Beautiful leaves splashed with creamy yellow.  Can grow up to 20′ outside, but not very hardy and would need winter protection from frost.
  • Vriesea sanguinolenta – Large Bromeliad to 6′ with deep burgundy leaves.  Protect from freezing and grows in part sun to part shade.
  • Xerosicyos danguyi – Penny Vine to 10′.
Dyckia ‘Grand Marnier’
Euphorbia coerulescens
Aloe ‘Hercules’
Dyckia ‘Brittlestar’
Cereus peruvianus

New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery

Leucadendron Little Bit

Happy almost Spring.  New plants this week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Adiantum hispidulum – Rough Maidenhair Fern
  • Alcantarea imperialis (Vriesea imperialis)  Very large Bromeliad – up to 5′ after many years.
  • Aloe ‘White Fox’ – Small green and white Aloe – 3 – 6″ tall and wide.
  • Blechnum brasiliense ‘Volcano’ – Dwarf Brazilian Tree Fern – Good choice for smaller gardens as the trunk only reaches about  one foot.
  • Cordyline ‘Electric Flash’  – Clump forming Cordyine with chocolate and cream foliage to about 4′.
  • Dianella ‘Clarity Blue’ – Flax Lily – Blue foliage to 2 – 3′ tall.  Part shade to full sun on the coast.  Blue flowers.
  • Dianella ensifolia Variegata – Flax Lily -Variegated foliage to 2 – 3′.  Part shade to full sun on the coast.  Blue flowers and berries.
  • Dicksonia Antarctica – Tasmanian Tree Fern to 12 – 16′ tall.
  • Echeveria Mahogany Hybrids – Green-bronze foliage with 6″ wide rosettes.
  • Leucadendron ‘Little Bit’ – Smaller size Leucadendron to 2 – 3′ with creamy white and orange flower bracts.
  • Leucadendron s. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ – New variety for me with Ivory and Pink flowers to 3 – 4′ (?).
  • Manfreda u. ‘Chocolate Chips’ – Wavy, thin leaves spotted with chocolate colored spots.  To 1′ tall and 2’+ wide.
  • Parthenocissus henryana – Deciduous vine to 15’+. Nice Fall color.
  • Pelargonium g. ‘Colocho’ – Little scented geranium (rose scented ?) with twisted leaves.
  • Protea cynaroides – King Protea tp 3 – 5′ with huge pink flowers.
  • Ribes x gordonianum – A hybrid flowering current with red and yellow flowers in early spring. Deciduous shrub to 6′ tall and 8′ wide.
  • Woodwardia fimbriate – CA native Giant Tree Fern to 4- 6 tall and wide.
Echeveria Mahogany Hybrids
Leucadendron Strawberry Blonde
Dianella Clarity Blue
Blechnum brasiliense Volcano

New plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Globularia ‘Blue Eyes’

New plants arrived this morning @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.  Including several plants for fall bloom that will attract humming birds, butterflies and bees to your garden.

  • Adenanthos sericeus
  • Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’
  • Alstroemeria ‘Summertime’
  • Arctostaphylos bakeri ‘Louis Edmonds’
  • Asclepias curassavica ‘Silky Gold’
  • Asclepias tuberosa
  • Banksia ericifolia Compact Form
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Schnapper Point’
  • Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’
  • Epilobium (Zauschneria) ‘Schieffelin’s Choice’
  • Epilobium (Zauschneria) septentrionalis ‘Select Mattole’
  • Epilobium (Zauschneria) ‘Wayne’s Silver’
  • Euphorbia myrsinites
  • Globularia ‘Blue Eyes’
  • Grevillea ‘King’s Fire’
  • Grevillea ‘Poorinda Royal Mantle’
  • Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
  • Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Flame Giant’
  • Leucospermum ‘Spider’
  • Melaleuca incana
  • Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’
  • Parthenocissus henryana
  • Salvia apiana

And, a few other new plants that have recently been moved up into the nursery include:

  • Clematis ‘Multi Blue’
  • Colocasia e. ‘Black Coral’ – Black Taro
  • Paeonia s. ‘Shimanishiki’ – Tree Peony
Grevillea ‘King’s Fire’

New Mangaves and a new Manfreda are now available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Finally have some of the many exciting new Mangaves  and a new Manfreda available @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Mangave ‘Moon Glow’
  • Manfreda undulate ‘Mint Chocolate Chip’ – Like one of my favorite plants – Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, Mint Chocolate Chip has wider wavy leaves, darker spotting and the leaves are even more silver-blue.
  • Mangave ‘Inkblot’ – Another Agave and  Manfreda cross to 6 – 8″ tall and 18 – 22″ wide, with dark spotting on leaves.
  • Mangave ‘Moon Glow’ – Another cross, this one between Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ and Manfreda ‘Chocolate Chips’, to 6″ tall and 2′ wide, with dark spotting.