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.
10th of October: Spring Wildflower Time
What a wonderful season of wildflowers this spring. A trip to Kings Park Botanic Gardens is rewarded with inspiration and entices the enthusiast to venture out to explore wildflower country. Many of the wildflowers you find can also be grown at home, and we have some terrific plants growing on in our production area that will be ready soon.
Also in stock is the Wollemi Pine, one of the genetically oldest plants around today. It existed back when the dinasaurs were around! We find these trees make a stunning feature in a nice pot, in a protected position. Trees can have male and female cones.
3rd of September: Spring is Here!
Spring is here and it is going to be an excellent season of wildflowers. We have had some very welcome additional rain to the start of spring, as winter was below average. At Zanthorrea our display gardens are looking fantastic and we have plenty of nice plants becoming available in the next month or so.
Happy spring gardening!
Kangaroo Paws are looking fantastic at this time of year!
Our Atrium getting ready for the re-roofing on Monday the 3rd of August.
31st of July: Atrium Re-roof
Our lovely atrium is getting a new roof from Monday 3rd of August, so if you pop in over the weekend you may notice it a little bit empty in there!! We will also use this opportunity to freshen up this space once all the work is complete.
A thanks in advance for your patience with the disruption this may cause next week. The atrium will be closed to the public from Monday the 3rd to Wednesday the 5th of August.
For the mean time, many of our indoor plants, including the Wollemi Pines have been placed in our Shady plants bay.
10th of July:Winter in Perth
Winter in Perth has some excellent weather, if a little chilly in the mornings. We particularly like winter as many Australian native plants show us some superb flowers. Have a look for bird attracting Grevilleas and Banksias this winter.
If you haven't done so already, now is a great time to plant out Everlasting Dasies. The best way is to mix a 10g seed pack with a 25L bag of Soil Improver in a wheelbarrow and spread on weed free soil. Watch out for snails and slugs though as they like to eat the baby seedlings. A dose of Seasol once a month will help the plants with strong healthy flowers. These flowers are perfect for cut flower arrangements and can also be dried.
Stylidium Pink-A-Saurus- a new one to Zanthorrea.
A new grevillea to Zanthorrea: Grevillea Raspberry Dream. Bred by Kings Park.
19th of March: Hope everyone is safe and in the garden.
It is an unprecedented time of uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 virus. We hope you find some peace in your gardens and backyards as we get through these troubling times.
We are monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and following advice. Extra cleaning measures have been taken, and we believe our garden centre with its open air and plenty of space is still a low risk place to visit.
Our business like many others will remain open while the advisory bodies deem it safe to do so. We believe gardening has an important place to help relieve anxiety, and improve our health.
Please note: Due to the uncertainty, any future events have been postponed.
Opening Hours: 9am-5:30pm,
day except closed on Christmas Day.
We are back to giving talks at Zanthorrea! As we are still in phase 4 of restrictions easing, we still have to keep to the 1.5m distancing rule. Numbers are limited to 30.
What's Looking Good!
Scaevola 'Crinkle Cut'
At this time of year the Scaevola Crinkle Cut's are looking their best, with a mass of flowers. Native bees and butterflies like to pollinate these fan flowers, and you will see them buzzing around on a warm day.
Perfect for rockeries and hanging baskets.
Zanthorrea on Pinterest
We love sharing interesting ideas and flowers that excite us. Have a look at our pins on Pinterest!