New plants arriving by the end of next week at Peacock Horticultural Nursery (Delivery has been delayed due to the Kincade Fire)

New plants include (this shipment was delayed due to the local fires and will be rescheduled very soon.  Looks like I will have these plants this Saturday – Nov. 9th):

  • Acacia pravissima (one and five gallon pots) Ovens Wattle – Small evergreen tree to 12 – 15′ with small blue-green leaves and yellow flowers in spring.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Hardy to 20 F.

Acacia pravissima

  • Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) ‘La Paz’ (In terra cotta pots) Bulb producing spidery flowers that are dark coral with greenish white edges to 5 across.

 

  • Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) ‘Picotee’ (In terra cotta pots) – Bulb producing white flowers with a thin red edge.
  • Ceroxylon quindiuense (one gallon pots) Andean Wax Palm – A tall feather palm with white, wax covered trunk to 70’+.  Very slow growing until it forms a trunk and then growth will speed up.  Plant in well draining soil with filtered light when young and full sun when older. Hardy to about 23 F.
  • Fatsia japonica ‘Spider Web’ (5 gallon plants, one gallons and 4″ available) Speckled Japanese Aralia – Shade loving shrub to about 5′ tall with large palmate green leaves with heavy white speckling. Hardy to 15 F.

Fatsia japonica ‘Spider Web’

  • Grevillea ‘Little Honey’ (5 gallon pots) Shrub to 6 – 8′ tall and wide with orange and yellow flowers mostly from late winter to spring.  Birds love it.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 20 F.

Grevillea ‘Little Honey’

  • Haworthia limifolia (4″ pots) File leafed Haworthia – Succulent rosettes to about 4″ with raised white turbercles that resemble a course file. Grow in bright shade. Hardy to about 25 F if kept dry, but best to protect from frost.

Haworthia limifolia

  • Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Flame Giant’ (5 gallon pots) Giant Orange Nodding Pincushion – A shrub to 3 – 4′ tall and 4 – 6′ wide with large 4 – 6″ flowers orange flowers in spring.  Plant in full sun in well drain soil. Hardy to about 25 F.

Leucospermum ‘Flame Giant’

  • Leucospermum ‘Spider’ (5 gallon pots) – A hybrid between L. tottum and l. formosum growing to about 6 – 8′ tall and 8 – 10′ wide with salmon and golden-yellow flowers in late winter to early spring.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 25 F.

Leucospermum ‘Spider’

  • Leucospermum ‘Tango‘ – Pincushion (5 gallon pots) – A shrub to 6 – 8′ tall and 4 – 6’ wide with orange red flowers in spring to early summer.  Plant in full sun in well draining soil.  Hardy to about 24 F.

Leucospermum ‘Tango’

  • Protea laurifolia ‘Rose Mink’ – (5 gallon pots) A shrub to 8 – 10′ tall and 6 – 8′ wide with large silvery-pink flowers tipped with black and white hairs. Plant in full sun and most any soil.  Hardy to 20 – 25 F.  Drought tolerant once established.
  • Strelitzia Nicolai – Giant Bird of Paradise – Tropical foliage plant to 20 – 30′ tall with huge white flowers.  Hardy to about 25 F outside or grow as a house plant in bright light.  Plant in full sun to part shade.
  • Trachycarpus wagnerianus – Dwarf Chusan Palm – One of my favorite fan palms growing to about 12 – 20 tall and only 4 – 5′ wide.  Plant in full sun to part sun.  Hardy to < 15 F.

 

  • Yucca linearifolia – Linear-Leaf Yucca – A slow growing Yucca with 2 – 3′ blue-green leaves on top of a thick trunk that will very slowly reach up to 4′ tall. So nice to have a few larger specimens in stock. Plant in full sun in well draining soil. Low water needs once established. Hardy to about 20 – 25 F.

Yucca linearifolia

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