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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, Alec and Harry in front of the new stone steps.


Lisa and Danielle Decorating the Nursery for Christmas.

2nd December, The Jolly season is here!

Summer is apon us again, but with a mild start the early morning has had the perfect weather to spend time outdoors and get the backyard ready for Christmas and the New Year. We'd like to encourage you to take a break from the hustle and bustle of this busy season to spend a little time in the garden, both yours and ours! There is still many plants out in flower, and some like the beautiful Beaufortias are just starting to bud up.

The summer Bush Telegraph is out now, so download a copy here for some great ideas for summer projects and gifts for Christmas.

We have a naughty Christmas elf in our gift shop, check out our facebook page here to see what he is up to!

Are you keen to encourage a love of gardening in the next generation? Book the kids in to Zanthorrea's KidsGrow to pot up a Petunia, during the school holidays.
Our artistic team have created beautiful displays to inspire. The garden centre is chock full of many beautiful garden-themed gifts for all your Christmas shopping needs.
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas, and a safe and happy holiday season.
Alec, Jackie, Ross and the team.

A joyful and colourful Spring for all!

Spring is in the air and it feels great. This is such a special time of year as the whole garden comes to life with flowers and bird life.
The Winter Wildflower competition has been judged and with so many excellent entries, the judging was especially challenging. Visit our Facebook page for the winners, judges comments and all the beautiful entries.

Looking for some info and tips about creating bonsai with Australian plants check out the latest newsletter 'Zanthorrea's Spring Bush Telegraph' on page 3. Just in is a large range of Bonsai pots from $5 to $30.
Christmas is just around the corner and if you want to get any gifts in the mail for overseas friends and family be sure to check out the latest Bush Telegraph or pop in for gift ideas that are unique and lightweight.
Enjoy the spring outdoors and the special time in the bush and garden.
Best wishes,
Ross, Alec and Jackie and the team at Zanthorrea


Australian themed gifts and card.
A large range of Bonsai pots now in store.


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!

Whats on at Zanthorrea


Kids Grow "Pot a Petunia"
Tuesday 13th Jan, 10am &
Saturday 17th January, 10am

Encourage the kids to develop a love of gardening.
Pot up a Petunia and take it home to watch it grow!
Numbers limited - RSVP essential – 94546260
Gold coin donation, proceeds to Kanyana Wildlife.

Time to plant


Scaevolas! Now is a great time to get them in the ground as they will flower all Spring and Summer. The image above is of the Scaevola Purple Fanfare, an oldie but a goldie. Works well in pots or hanging baskets or as a colourful filler in the garden. Water well through Summer.


The 2014 Australian Wildflower photo competition is now closed! Thanks for all the entries. Please click the above image to see all the beautiful photos.

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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