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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.


COVID-19 Update

We are open for your gardening and hardware supplies.
Please keep a safe distance, sanitise and check in with the safeWA app on arrival. Please stay home if unwell.
At Zanthorrea we have a large area of open space to shop from, so there is plenty of room to maintain distancing. By following the safety guidelines we lower the spread of viruses.


Recent News

8th of July: The garden celebrates in colour!

It is a wonderful time of year. With all this winter rain, we are expecting a better than normal wildflower season, so start planning now to get out and see the wonderful country we live on. If you can't get out of Perth, don't worry, we have many wonderful flowering Australian plants in our display gardens. You can also visit King's Park for their wonderful gardens.

Many Grevilleas are now in flower at Zanthorrea and looking terrific. Feel free to stop by for a look and a wander through our gardens.


Grevillea 'Celia' looking terrific!


Eremophila 'Augusta Storm'

25th of June: Winter Colours.

Winter brings with it cold wet rainy days, but also some fantastic colours to the garden! We have new plants becoming available every week, so I am sure there is something new to excite. This week we took up some Eremophila 'Augusta Storm', and just have a look at that unique colour! Correas are out in flower, and a great choice for the shady garden.

Our winter Bush Telegraph newsletter is out now, and it includes some interesting information on native bees and plants for the verge garden. We hope you enjoy our newsletter.

4th of June: Welcoming some winter rain!

The winter rains bring so much life into our gardens. Filling the creeks, streams and replenishing the ground water.

In the vege garden we have a change of season. The tomatoes, chilli and basil are finishing up, and now is the time to plant peas, root crops and leafy greens.

This saturday the 5th of June is World Environment Day, and it is good to reflect on the importance of a healthy environment, and what we can do to help. Unsure what you can do? A great way to help the local environment is to plant a tree! https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/


Water drops on a Kangaroo Paw


Grevillea 'Little Jean' looking fabulous in the Garden Centre!

21st of May: Blooming Autumn!

Rains are forcast tomorrow, and they will be most welcome! The gardens are all starting to come to life, with grevilleas and correas looking terrific.

If you are looking to plant out some red and green kangaroo paws this year, it is good to get them in early so they flower nicely. We have punnets of 6 seedlings, which is the most economic way to purchase them. Watch out for snails and slugs though who like to eat them at night!

Happy autumn gardening!

19th of April: Autumn is the time to plant.

Autumn is one of the best times to plant, as there is still some warmth in the soil, and the prospect of rain is on the horizon. Even though we get lovely rain in autumn, it is important to check the soil for dryness, as some areas may have become unwettable in the breaks between rain. At the time of planting we recommend some soil wetter and seasol to improve the success rate.

We have some fantastic plants in stock at the moment, like this Melaleuca violacea prostrate (pictured to the right). Commonly referred to as a claw flower for it's unique pink flowers, this melaleuca will grow very low to the ground. We also find this is one of the favourite native plants to turn into a bonsai specimen!


Melaleuca violacea prostrate


Grevillea 'Dorothy Gordon'

16th of March: Hello Autumn!

This is a fantastic time of year for the garden. We get welcome rains to fill our tanks and water our plants. There seems to be something special about rain water, as the plants respond with lush new growth! A perfect time to garden.
At Zanthorrea we have been busy growing and propagating over the warm summer months, and I am pleased to say we have some excellent plants coming through in production. Grevilleas in particular are looking great, and we have a large selection available.
Happy Gardening!

 


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

What's On!


Growing Aussie Plants in Pots
Join Ross for the basics of growing Australian native plants in pots with a few extra creative tips to have them looking their best.
10am Sat, 21st of August.
RSVP: 08 9454 6260
Gold coin donation to Kanyana.


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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