Happy Spring! More new plants arriving Friday at Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’

List of new plants includes:

  • Aloe ‘Hedgehog’ – A complex hybrid Aloe growing to about 1′ – 16″ with orange flowers in winter.  Not sure about winter hardiness.
  • Aloe Wunderkind –  Small Aloe to 4″ tall and 8″ wide with broad green leaves with wide horizontal white bands separated by narrow stripes of green with a notched light salmon pink leaf edge.  Coral-pink flowers.  Needs protection from cold and wet in winter.
  • Alpinia zerumbet  Variegata – Variegated Shell Ginger to 5 – 6′ with green and yellow leaves.  Needs some sun to very bright light to keep variegation.
  • Anigozanthos  ‘Kanga Orange’ – Kangaroo Paws – Dwarf variety to 16 – 18″ with dark yellow buds covered in red hairs that open to green-yellow flowers.
  • Asplenium trichomanes – A Maidenhair sleenwort fern to about 9″ for part shade to shade and average to moist conditions.
  • Begonia ‘Harmony Red Robin’ – Rex Begonia hybrid – A miniature with leaves that have a black center suffused with an iridescent gray and banded in a brilliant red and bordered with chocolate brown. A vigorous grower that stays under 8″ in height.  No frost and best to let dry between watering.
  • Begonia ‘Paul Hernandez‘ – One of the largest shrub begonia to 4 – 6’ tall and wide with large 2 foot wide palmately-lobed leaves that are a shiny dark olive green with an attractive pustulated texture and red veins on the upper surface and a bright brick red color below.  Can be shy to bloom with white flowers. Plant in morning sun to shade. Hardy to about 25 F.
  • Blechnum brasiliense ‘Volcano’  – Dwarf Brazilian Tree Fern – Good choice for smaller gardens as the trunk only reaches about one foot.  Had sold of these, so this is a new crop.
  • Cordyline ‘Can Can’ – A clumping form of the cabbage tree to 3 – 4′ with weeping leaves that start out red and then age to cream and green.  Best in part shade and hardy to 20 F.
  • Correa ‘Wyn’s Wonder – Variegated Australian Fuchsia to 2′ tall and 4′ wide with green and yellow leaves and red tubular flowers.  Hardy to 20 to 25 F.
  • Crassula falcata – Airplane Plant- Clumping plants to about 2′ tall with Thick fat leaves alternately arranged on the stem with clusters of tiny red flowers.  Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.
  • Crassula ‘Springtime’ – Thick succulent green leaves to 6 – 8″ with pink flowers in late winter to early spring.  Protect from winter cold and wet.
  • Dianella ‘Clarity Blue’ – Flax Lily – Blue foliage to 2 – 3′ tall. Part shade to full sun on the coast. Blue flowers.
  • Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’ – Forms 12-18″ rosettes with pastel pink and blue leaves with wavy edges.  Hardy to 20 F ?
  • Echeveria shaviana hybrid – Mexican Ruffled Hen – Rosettes to less 1′ tall and wide with deep orange and coral flowers.  Hardy to about 23 F, but probably when kept dry in winter.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Goldstrike’ – Gold Conebush – Shrub to 4 – 6′ with gold bracts.
  • Leucadendron s. ‘Strawberry Blonde’ – New variety for me with Ivory and Pink flowers to 3 – 4′ (?).
  • Lomandra longifolia blue green form –  Grass-like plants to about 24″ tall by 2-3′ across. This is either ‘Blue Poles’ or L. filiformis ‘Goldfields Blue.’ Very hardy to about 15 F.
  • Passiflora edulis ‘Nancy Garrison’ – Hardy Purple passionfruit vine with edible fruit.  Evergreen hardy to 25 F, and may rebound from even low 20’s.
  • Pelargonium crispum ‘Variegated Golden’ – Lime green, lemon scented leaves.
  • Pteris c ‘Albo-lineata’ – Silver Ribbon Fern – Fern to 1 -2′ tall with fronds that are white in the middle with a green outline.  Hardy to about 20 F.  Prefers moist soils in part to full shade.
  • Thamnochortus insignis – Restio – Thatching Reed to about 4 – 6′ and 6 – 9′ wide.  Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Thymus ‘Foxley’ – A variegated thyme with green and white foliage with pink flowers in summer.  Can be used for cooking.  Grows to 6 – 8″ tall and twice as wide.  For full sun to part sun.

Aloe ‘Wunderkind’

Crassula ‘Springtime’

Echeveria shaviana hybrid

Alpinia z. Variegata

Pelargonium crispum Variegated Gold

Echeveria ‘Electric Glow’

Anigozanthos ‘Kanga Orange’

More new plants arrived this morning at Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

More new plants arrived this morning at Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Agave geminiflora ‘Leapin’ Lizards’ – Variegated Twin’-flowered Century Plant – Grows 20″ tall by 3′ wide in part sun to light shade.  Hardy to 25 F at least.
  • Cyathea ‘Brentwood’ – Australian Tree Fern – Thought to be robust form of C. cooperi growing 12 – 20′ tall in bright shade.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.
  • Fafugium japonicum ‘Argentea’ – White Edged Leopard Plant – Brighten up a shady part of your garden with this white and green variegated plant to 20″ tall. Hardy to 15 F.
  • Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ – Conebush – Shrub to 8′ for full sun with red bracts “flowers”.  Hardy to 20 – 25F
  • Leucadendron ‘Little Bit’ – Conebush – A smaller shrub to only 2 – 3′ tall with creamy bracts “flowers” with orange centers.  Hardy to 20 – 25F.
  • Lomandra longifolia ‘Platinum Beauty’ – Variegated Dwarf Mat Rush – A variegated grass-like perennial to 2 – 3′ tall and wide.  Hardy to at least 20 F.
  • Phlebodium aureum ‘Mandaianum’ – Bear’s Paw Fern – Fern with blue-green fronds to 2 – 3′.  Nice as a house plant and hanging baskets.  Hardy to 25 F.
  • Senecio rowleyanus – String of Pearls – Trailing house plant to more than 2′.  Avoid frost. Hardy to  about 30 F.
  • Teucrium chamaedrys ‘Summer Sunshine’ – Creeping Germander – Creeping perennial with yellow to chartreuse leaves and pink flowers.  Grows to 6 – 8″ tall and about  2′ wide.
  • Thamnochortus insignis – Thatching Reed – Restio for full sun to 6 – 8′. Hardy to about 20 F.
  • Thymus x citriodorus ‘Aureus’ – Golden variegated Lemon Thyme –
  • Thymus vulgaris ‘Highland Cream’