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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

A Red Tail Black Cockatoo in Corymbia calophylla.

6th of January: Happy New Year!

It has been a very warm start into the new year, and we hope everyone is coping with the heat. It can be a tough time for flora and fauna too. Early morning is a good time to give a little extra water to the garden, and leave a saucer of water out for the birds and small animals to have a drink from. Yesterday we were visited by some very large and noisy birds. The Red Tail Black Cockatoos. It is a real pleasure to see them enjoying the seeds of the Marri trees, just watch out for the falling Honky Nuts!

Stay cool, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

17th of December: Christmas is around the Corner!

With Christmas right around the corner it can be a chaotic and busy time for many people. Take some time out of the schedule to recharge in the garden. The birds and insects are also busy this time of the year, along with our bandicoots. Feel free to pop in for a stroll through our gardens.

Looking to decorate the house or backyard for this festive season, we have Christmas themed pots, ornaments and decorations, along with some beautiful garden art.

Wishing all a safe and joyful festive season!

Xmas pots and ornaments to decorate the backyard.

Denise from Bas & Balances presenting the award to Ross from Zanthorrea.

A native Blue Banded Bee visiting the flower of a Scaevola.

3rd of December: A Warm Welcome to Summer.

It was with great pleasure to win the local Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce 'Best Medium Business Award 2021'. We thank our fantastic customers for supporting us throughout the year and to our amazing team for keeping the nursery looking great!

Summer is here and we have already seen a few warm days after a relatively cool spring. It is a great time to check the retic system is working, and that the soil is soaking in the water properly. You may find an application of soil wetter to be of great benefit to the garden. Don't forget the mulch - it is another way of retaining water in the soil and also to keep the soil cooler around the root system. We recommend a mulch with a large particle size like the Chunky Pinebark mulch.

Summer is the time many insects become more active. While we don't enjoy all the insect activity (like ants and pests on our plants), it is plesant to see the native Blue Banded Bees buzzing around and visiting flowers. Scaevolas seem to be one of their favourites and a good flowering plant into summer.

Happy summer gardening!

22nd of October: Beautiful Weather for Gardening!

How lucky are we with a nice sunny weekend approaching after some mid week rain! A perfect combination for gardening.

We have had a busy week restocking the nursery, and there are some beautiful plants coming through to retail. In flower now are: Pimelea ferruginea, Wedding Bush, Grevilleas, Bottlebrush, Scaevolas, and lots of Kangaroo Paws!

We hope you have a fantastic time in the spring garden!


Butterfly on Pimelea ferruginea.

Wonderful Strawflowers are out and looking amazing!

21st of September: Blooming Nice!

Welcome Spring! We love this time of year. The days are growing longer and warmer. The sun is shining on happy gardens. Although it's warmer, some plants haven't come out of their winter blues just yet.
We have many attractive plants ready in our production area. They are looking terrific, and include Isopogon formosus, Philotheca spicata and variegated Kuzea baxteri, plus many more!
In spring we start to think about preparing our garden for summer. We test our retic and help our garden be more waterwise. If you are looking for waterwise tips, we are here to help.

2nd of September: Welcome to Spring!

It has been a cold start to the spring season, with some frosty nights and decent down pours of rain. The gardens are looking amazing with plenty of Australian plants in flower! We just love this time of year.

From our production area plants are starting to grow quicker, so we should have lots of new plants become available over the coming weeks. Including a nice batch of Philotheca spicata (Pepper and Salt Bush). We look forward to welcoming you in store for a browse through the flowering plants or a chat about the spring garden.

Callistemon 'Hot Pink' is one of our favourites!

A medley of colourful Kangaroo Paws

6th of August: Sunshine to Remind us Spring Approaches!

We have enjoyed a few beautiful sun shiny days between all the rain, and it certainly feels like spring is on the way. Spring is a great time for Kangaroo Paws, with many putting on their best show! We have a large range at the moment, so why not pop in for a look and enjoy all the different colours!

A new plant to us this year is the pink flowering Hardenbergia comptoniana. They look to be a terrific plant for the home garden. Our stock for sale are just coming to flower now. We hope you enjoy these new release plants as much as we do!

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!


Opening Hours:
Every day except closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

What's On!

Kids School Holiday Activity Let's Recycle/Upcycle
Bring along a soft drink bottle or similar and create your very own mini terrarium to take home. Bring Mum or Dad to help you.
10am Saturday, January 15.
Gold Coin Donation to Kanyana.
RSVP essential: 08 9454 6260.

Save the date!
Garden Releaf Day 2022
Sunday March 27

We are looking forward to hosting Garden Releaf Day in 2022. It is an enjoyable day and all money raised goes to Beyond Blue.
We have planned some fun dancing from the Mad Tatters Morris, followed by inspiring gardening talks. Enjoy cheerful music by the talented Black Chooks over lunch. Check in closer to the date for details. See you there!

Time To Plant!

Kangaroo Paws
Short hyrbid Kangaroo Paws like Anigozanthos Bush Pearl and Bush Ballad flower well into summer and provided they get some water and an improved soil can put on a fantastic show! Choose a few different colours and grow them together in a pot as a colourful medlay.

Looking to plant the Red and Green emblem Kangaroo Paw, we recommend waiting until Autumn/Winter as they often die back over summer.

Zanthorrea on Pinterest
We love sharing interesting ideas and flowers that excite us. Have a look at our pins on Pinterest!


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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