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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:

Please keep a safe distance and sanitise on arrival. For current WA guidelines and regulations Click Here.
If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.

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

5th of August: More Winter Rains and Storms!

It has been a stormy few days and it really does feel like winter. Aside from the damaging winds the storms can bring we love the winter rain filling the creeks and wetting the soil. We have new plants coming in every week and there are some beauties like this Mat Cottonhead conostylis now available. They are a spreading tufting local plant and a great addition to the garden.

The gardens look great this time of year, with many plants in flower. Native wisterias, yellow buttons, grevilleas, onesided bottlebrush and of course wattles are all putting on a show. We invite you to pop in for a wander through the gardens.


Conostylis prolifera


The beautiful flowers of Hardenbergia comptoniana

6th of July: Winter Flowers

Winter is the start of a beautiful flowering season, especially for the local Hardenbergia comptoniana (native wisteria). These hardy climbers like a good structure to climb up like a trellis or even just a post with wire. We now have a few colour options available from purple to mauve to pink. Have a look in our gardens for our 3m high 'Pink Star'.

Enjoy the cool winter flowers!

3rd of June: Winter is Here!

Winter is here, and what a fantastic time of year it is. The winter creeks start to flow and more and more native plants start to flower. One of the prominent winter flowering species for me is the hakeas. Hakea 'Burrendong Beauty' is one of the showiest ones and a fantastic addition to the garden. Very drought tolerant once established, suiting an outback garden style.

The long weekend is here with some clear weather and it is a great time to get planting. We have the nursery stocked up with lots of plants, and there is sure to be something to excite.

Happy Gardening!


Hakea Burrendong Beauty attracting Honey Bees


Eremophila nivea. Great for a full sun position.

29th of April: Perfect Weather for the Garden!

It is another beautiful day today with sunshine after some rain! We couldn't ask for better weather to be out in the garden. COVID restrictions have eased, and we welcome a return to some sort of normal. Masks are no longer required, but you may see some of our team wear them while in the shop, or out serving customers as an added precaution.

Out in the garden centre we have an abundance of nice plants ready for planting. One of my favourites is the pin cushion hakea. We have a mature plant in our display gardens that is worth a look. It first gets visited by honey eaters for their flowers and later in the year by the black cockatoos for the seeds. A fantastic addition to the WA garden.

Happy Gardening!

4th of April: Gardening Releaf!

What a fantastic time of year autumn is. Cooler days and the promise of rain makes for an excellent time to be out in the garden. We currently have a fantastic range of plants available including a large selection of hybrid Grevilleas. These grevilleas have been bred to provide longer flowering times and vibrate colours. We hope you enjoy the selection in store.

This year we have unfortunately had to postpone our Garden Releaf Day event. It is with great thanks to everyone who bought a raffle ticket for the Beyond Blue Hamper, together we have raised $381 for this worth charity.

Congratulations to P Steele who won the Beypond Blue Hamper, drawn today by B Wright. We hope you enjoy your prize!



Grevillea 'Juniper Rose', a hardy waterwise hybrid grevillea.

2nd March: Happy Autumn Gardening!

Welcome to autumn, the time to plant! It has been a long hot summer and a trying time for the garden. After such a summer it highlights the importance of choosing waterwise and drought tolerant plants for your garden. We have many to choose from, including a wide selection of Grevilleas and Eremophilas.

While the start to autumn has been welcomed with cool weather and some rain, it is important to still keep an eye on watering on any hot days. Soil may have become hydrophobic and need a soil wetter applied, especially when planting new plants. Then your new additions to the garden can get the most out of the rain. Happy autumn gardening!

 


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

What's on!


Building a Healthy Soil

Join Linda and Paul from the Green Life Soil Company to learn about what it takes to create a healthy productive soil for growing your vegetables and plants.
10am Saturday, 27th August.
Gold coin donation to Kanyana.
RSVP: 08 9454 6260


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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