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Zanthorrea's Plants

Australian native plants are well known for their unique beauty. Long neglected as garden plants in Western Australia, they have had a recent surge in popularity as water-wise alternatives to traditional garden plants. Plant breeders, both in Australia and overseas are developing cultivars and hybrids with wide appeal. As well as looking spectacular in the contemporary or bush garden, our local flora is highly attractive to birds and other native animals.

All the plants we grow on site are potted on by hand and our nursery meets Both NIASA (Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme Australia) and SGA (Sustainable Gardening Australia) standards.

Plant of the Month: Correa alba

The white correa doesn't have your typical Correa bell flower, instead sporting white star flowers instead. It is also one of the more tough correas, tolerating a sunnier position and some alkaline soils. Flowers autumn to winter, and responds well to a prune after flowering to keep a nice dense shape. Perfect for low maintenance cottege gardens.

1.5m high x 1.5m wide.

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Whats new from our growing area!

Myoporum parvifolium upright

The Creeping Boobialla is a tough garden plant surviving in some tough full sun positions. It has a lush green foliage and a mass of white summer flowers. Good for verge gardens. Also tolerates shady spots.

0.5m high and 1.5m wide.

Anigozanthos 'Bush Pearl'

The 'Bush Pearl' kangaroo paw has been around for many years, but is still one of our favourites. It flowers almost all year (just prune off the old flower heads), and has been a reliable performer for many customers.

30cm high flowers.

Darwinia oldfieldii

A very cute WA plant that keeps a low bushy habit. Requires a well drained position and presfers full sun. It makes an excellent container plant.

60cm high x 1m wide.

Marianthus erubescens

Also known as the Red Billardiera. This is a native climber to WA, but can be pruned to form a low sprawling shrub if there is no trellis to climb on. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate some shade.


Grevillea 'Ellendale Pool'

The Grevillea fililoba 'Ellendale Pool' is a tough performer despite its soft foliage. Flowers mostly in winter and likes a good prune to keep the foliage in check. Good for hedging and verge gardens.

1m high x 1.5m wide.

Baeckea virgata miniature

Now with the name change Sannantha virgata miniature. A compact dense shrub that is excellent for topiaries, hedges and bonsai work. In fact any sort of pruning! It is a long lived plant, and a good alternative for Diosma.

1m high.

What else is at Zanthorrea Nursery?

Native Tubestock
A big range of tubestock, with an extended range in Autumn to Spring.

Vegetable Seedlings
We love growing our own veges and like to have a big selection for our customers.

Exotic Plants
A select range of exotic plants we have found to grow well in Perth.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5:30pm,
every day except Christmas Day.

Plant List

We have put together a plant List of the plants we normally stock at the nursery. Here you will find information on flowering time, colours and heights. For information about which plants are currently in stock please Contact our friendly staff at the nursery.

Zanthorrea's Plant List.pdf

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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