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Welcome!

Zanthorrea Nursery is a family-owned garden centre, located in the hills of Perth, Western Australia.

The tranquil surroundings of Zanthorrea Nursery's hills garden centre make choosing plants a pleasure. Whether you are wandering around the display gardens or enjoying a picnic while the children discover the playground, the emphasis at Zanthorrea is on relaxation.

At Zanthorrea we specialise in Australian natives, which are among the world's most lovely and hardy plants. Visit our award winning nursery and choose from over 600 varieties of Australian plants. Zanthorrea is an accredited nursery, so our plants are guaranteed to be clean, healthy and 'hardened off' before you take them home.


Recent News


Alec and Ross at the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce Awards night. We were awarded with the Community Spirit Award!

3rd of December

Breaking News: Zanthorrea has been awarded the 'Community Spirit Award' from the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce! We are so thrilled to be presented this award, which recognises a commitment and a passion for helping out the community. We believe it is vital to support the community that has for so many years been supporting us.

Christmas is fast approaching and we are looking forward to this festive time of year. If you are planning on sprucing up the garden, pop in for a chat and we can recommend some colourful plants for the backyard. Through summer we get some strong winds, so it is also recommended pruning any large top heavy pot plants, or shrubs that have a tendancy to blow over like Albany Woolly Bush and the Wedding Bush.

13th of September: A wonderful flowering spring!

With a wetter than normal winter, we have been looking forward to the warmth of spring. Now it is here it is the perfect time to get out into the garden, pull a few weeds and get the back yard ready for the festive season. There is lots of colour to be had with Chorizemas, Anigozanthos and Lechenaultias all making a big show. We have some new release plants as well, including the Chamelaucium Tumbelina, which is a weeping form of C. uncinatum that is looking great. The first plants of this one will be ready for sale soon. If you missed out on growing the Everlasting Daisy from seed, why not try some of the Rottnest Island Daisy or the Swan River Daisy as they prefer to be seeded in spring.

All the best for your spring gardening!


Chamelaucium 'Tumbelina'



Ross with the new Zanthorrea Native Potting Mix..

26th June: Welcoming winter rains!

It has been a busy few weeks, with lovely sunny days mixed in with some welcome rain. The gardens are all looking fresh and the rains have started to bring out the flowers. Winter really is a magical time of year for the Australian Bush.

News Flash: Zanthorrea Native Potting Mix is now available in store! This has been something we have been working on for a while, and are pleased to present this product. It is just as we use in the production side of the nursery, only formulated with a lower fertiliser amount to be safe for all native plants. We think you will like the results!

Happy winter gardening!

25th May: A welcoming and refreshing rain

We are having some lovely rain here today, and it is very much needed in our bush. After rains like this the native bushland comes to life with many plants putting on a show of new growth and flowers. At the nursery all this warm weather has been great for growing plants, and we have lots of beauties to excite. Hakea Burrendong Beauty is one such plant that is just now coming into full flower. Pop in to have a look at our display plant near the Gazebo. We hope you enjoy the start to the wet months, and find gaps in the weather to get into the garden.


Grevillea 'Ellendale Pool'


Come and join us for Garden Releaf Family Day, March 17

8th of March: Garden Releaf is almost here!

We are getting pretty excited for Garden Releaf this year and we hope you can join us. There will be plenty for the whole family to do including Yoga, an inspiring talk from Steve Wood, live music by the Black Chooks and of course coffee, cakes and a sausage sizzle. To find out what's on visit: http://live-hortiman.time.ly/event/garden-releaf-day-wa-2018/

If you are getting out into the garden, check out some of the nice new grevilleas that are available: Grevillea Scarlet Moon, Grevillea Amber Blaze and Grevillea Dorothy Gordon. They all have large bright flowers and will be a drought hardy performer.

Opening Hours: 9am-5:30pm,
Every day except closed on Christmas Day.

What's On

Waterwise Garden Plans

Don't like watering your garden? Join us for a talk on how to best plan a waterwise garden. We will be looking at different soil types, how much water a plant actually needs and ideas for dry verge gardens.
10am, Saturday 12th of January.
Gold coin donation to Kanyana.
RSVP: 08 9454 6260.


January Photography Comp

For the month of January we will be running a native plant photography competition with a focus on patterns and textures in nature. For all the terms and conditions click here.


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Zanthorrea Nursery has been an accredited grower for many years. If you would like to know more about the accreditation scheme, click on the link to NIASA website (left).

Zanthorrea is the first nursery in WA to be officially certified by Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA). To learn more, please visit http://www.sgaonline.org.au

Zanthorrea Nursery  ::  155 Watsonia Road, Maida Vale, Western Australia 6057  ::  Ph (08) 9454 6260