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Zanthorrea's Plants

Australian native plants are well known for their unique beauty. Long neglected as garden plants in Western Australia, they have had a recent surge in popularity as water-wise alternatives to traditional garden plants. Plant breeders, both in Australia and overseas are developing cultivars and hybrids with wide appeal. As well as looking spectacular in the contemporary or bush garden, our local flora is highly attractive to birds and other native animals.

All the plants we grow on site are potted on by hand and our nursery meets Both NIASA (Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme Australia) and SGA (Sustainable Gardening Australia) standards.

Plant of the Month: Crowea 'Poorinda Ecstasy'

Glossy, bright green foliage sets off the purple/pink star-shaped flowers on this showy small shrub. Best grown in a partly shaded position with summer water. Great in containers.

1m x 1m.

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Whats new from our growing area!


Qualup Bell

This showy small shrub has been extremely rare in cultivation. Our current stock are grafted on to Pimelea ferruginea rootstock to make them more reliable in a wider range of situations. Plant in well-drained soil in a partly shaded position with a bit of summer water. 1m x 1m


Isopogon 'Little Drumsticks'

A small, compact shrub with showy, bright yellow flowers in late winter to spring. Great in pots or in a sunny spot in the garden. 80cm x 80cm


Banksia 'Giant Candles'

This large shrub is not called 'Giant Candles' for nothing, the huge orange flowers can be up to 40cm long! The flowers are a favourite of nectar feeding birds and insects. Will tolerate part shade, but flowers best in full sun and well-drained soil. 4m x 2.5m


Dampiera 'Coastal Beach Ball'

Bright purple/blue flowers cover this low shrub all year making it an ideal rockery or pot specimen. A great addition if you are looking to attract butterflies in to your garden.It will grow in a wide range of soils from sand to clay and is frost tolerant. 80cm x 1m


Grevilea 'Jelly Baby'

The lovely grey foliage of this small shrub provides fantastic contrast in the garden. In late spring through to early summer it is covered in bright jelly-pink flowers which prove irresistible to nectar feeding birds. Full sun to part shade. 40cm x 1m


Grevillea 'Scarlet Sprite'

A winter flowering favourite. This medium shrub is buzzing with bees and birds at this time of year that are busily visiting the masses of bright red spider flowers. Prickly foliage provides great habitat and protection for our smaller garden visitors. Full sun to part shade in a wide range of soils. 2m x 2m


What else is at Zanthorrea Nursery?


Native Tubestock
A big range of tubestock, with an extended range in Autumn to Spring.


Vegetable Seedlings
We love growing our own veges and like to have a big selection for our customers.

Exotic Plants
A select range of exotic plants we have found to grow well in Perth.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5:30pm,
every day except Christmas Day.

Plant List

We have put together a plant List of the plants we normally stock at the nursery. Here you will find information on flowering time, colours and heights. For information about which plants are currently in stock please Contact our friendly staff at the nursery.


Zanthorrea's Plant List.pdf

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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