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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.


Recent News


Jackie and Alec at the Awards night in Sydney

NEWS FLASH: Best Specialty Garden Centre in Australia!

"Australia’s Nursery and Garden Industry has shone a spotlight on nature’s native paradise in Perth, naming Zanthorrea Nursery the country’s best specialty garden centre at the prestigious national awards ceremony held in Sydney last night. 

The awards recognise and honour excellence in business, products and services and acknowledge industry leaders as they strive to achieve best business practice within the nursery and garden community.
The family-owned business specialises in more than 600 varieties of indigenous flora from Grevillas and Banksias to Eucalyptus and Westringias. Owners incorporate harmonious philosophies into the business with a strong focus on sustainability and extending green life to the community.
The impressive display garden showcases some of the most stunning, hardy plants which are highly attractive to birds and other native fauna, providing a wonderful, picturesque environment that is truly enjoyable to shop in.

There is a strong emphasis on relaxation to encourage families within the local community to surround themselves with green life, whether it’s the picnic area or children’s playground onsite."-NGIA


22 of January, Go green and gold for Australia Day!

We are very proud to have won the award of 'Best Specialty Garden Centre in WA' and are now in the running for the National Award! Judges comments: 'Fantastic, representing our Australian beauties beautifully!' and 'Great community integration, well done!'

New to the shop to keep you sun protected are 'SParms'. You may notice many of the staff wearing these for their SPF 50+ protection. They cover your arms protecting from the sun and actually cooling your arms down while working out in the garden!

Have a fun and safe Australia Day. If you are enjoying this day at home and want to green up the backyard, we will be open all day from 9am till 530pm and have many plants like the Eremopihla Mingenew Gold that will survive the hot Perth summers and brighten up your yard!

The 2014 Australian Wildflower photo competition is now open! Please click the above image to see terms and entries.

Time to plant


Chorizemas like this 'Heart Shaped Flame Pea' add a wonderful splash of colour through winter. They are just starting to flower profusely in our gardens. Grows to about 1m high and works really well in a shady part of the garden.

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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