Australian Native Plant Nurseries
Nurseries listed are those that (as far as is known) sell direct to home gardeners. Larger wholesale or production nurseries are not included. See also the websites for the Society’s State-based branches for additional nurseries (links provided below).
On line store providing quality tubestock for privacy screens, windbreaks,wildflowers and bush-regeneration. Enquiries: email@example.com
Changers Green Nursery
Specialists in grafted Australian plants, especially grevillea and eucalypts. Mob 0428463016; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Correas, Grevilleas, Bottlebrush, Banksias, Melaleucas, Mintbushes, Tea-trees, Eremophilas, Hakeas, Boronias and lots more. Experts in Waratahs and Flannel Flowers and licenced to sell Rare and Endangered Flora. Nursery is open by appointment only. Phone: 02 6775 1139. Mob. 0421 961 007. Email: email@example.com
Mail order online nursery. Wide range of native plants for the arid zone/Murray River/Wimmera/Mallee regions. Free newsletter – subscribe at www.ecovoice.com.au
Verdigris Fern Nursery
See details under NSW nurseries below.
Pépinières Gérard Cavatore
139, Avenue André Del Monte
This nursery specialises in Acacia species, mostly Australian but also some from other parts of the world. Illustrated catalogue available. Phone: 04 94 00 40 23; Fax: 04 94 00 40 24.
Australian Native Plants Nursery
9040 North Ventura Ave
CASITAS SPRINGS, CA 93001
(6 miles north of Ventura on Highway 33 to Ojai)
Operated by expatriate Australian, Jo O’Connell, this nursery offers a good range of Australian native plants suited to Southern California. Many species can be seen growing in the gardens. Open by appointment. Phone: (805) 649 3362; Fax: (805) 649 4080; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Canberra Native Nursery
CARWOOLA, NSW 2620.
Local growers and retailers of ‘Canberra tough’ native plants. All plants grown at their rural property outside Canberra. Sells 100+ species, mostly in 140 and 90 mm pots, and local tubestock for revegetation. Retailers of Bywong Nursery and Austraflora plants. Can be found at their stall at the CAPITAL REGION FARMERS MARKETS on Saturday mornings, and through a ‘Click & Collect/Deliver’ website (coming soon). Delivers to the region weekly. Connect with the nursery on Facebook, Instagram, the web and by email.
@CanberraNativeNursery (Facebook/Instagram); info@CanberraNativeNursery.com.au
Cool Country Natives
5A Beltana Rd
Large range of native plants, varying in size from tubestock to 200mm, plus some larger stock. Phone: (02) 6257 6666; Mob: 0402 307 275; Email: email@example.com
Weston Park Road
Extensive range of Natives suited to Canberra’s extremes of climate as well as those that are a bit marginal and suit growers who are collectors, have unique micro climates, or a warmer spot on the coast. Phone: (02) 62817373; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provincial Plants and Landscapes
Corner Pialligo Av and Fairbairn Av
Landscape design. Drought tolerant, sun and frost hardened plants grown in chemical free outdoor spaces. Phone: (02) 6262 6456. Fax: (02) 6262 6006. Email: email@example.com. Also at Wandella, NSW.
See also the list on the Australian Plants Society (NSW) web site.
Phone: (02) 9524 5532
Mobile: 0421 408 781
Specialising in grafted grevilleas, eremophilas and eucalypts. Also carries a general range of other natives. Open Saturday from 9 am to noon – other times by appointment.
Mobile: 0438 284 448
For almost 25 years, horticulturalist Mark Ferrington has offered quality Australian native plants to the public with friendly expert advice. Now that his award-winning retail centre Sydney Wildflower Nursery West has closed, he is still supplying plants and designing gardens to clients all over Sydney. The web site includes downloadable lists of ‘Plants for a Purpose’.
“Manna Springs” Mollyan Road, BINNAWAY 2395
Phone: (02) 6844 1044
Located about 40 km from Coonabarabran, Bilby Blooms grows many native species, especially some of the spectacular plants from the Pilliga sandstone region as well as the Western Slopes.
Burringbar Rainforest Nursery
380 Burringbar Road, UPPER BURRINGBAR 2483.
Phone: (02) 66 77 1088
Burringbar Rainforest Nursery specialises in Australian native plants, in particular those species found in South East Queensland and Northern NSW. Openig hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm; Saturday, 9am – 2pm.
Friends of the Koala Nursery
Rifle Range Road, EAST LISMORE 2480
Phone: (02) 66245032
Specialist native plant nursery stocking over 240 varieties of tubestock plants ready for garden planting, including grevilleas, callistemons, native grasses and rainforest plants to name a few. Koala food trees are grown to suit North Coast koala feeding requirements. A descriptive plant list is available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open by appointment by phoning Mark Wilson on (02) 66245032. All proceeds go to supporting the operations of the Koala Care Centre at Lismore.
Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Great Western Highway, GLENBROOK 2773
This small nursery is operated by the Blue Mountains Group of the Australian Plants Society and has an excellent range of native species and cultivars including Blue Mountains species. Open from Noon to 4pm on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Harvest Seeds & Native Plants
281 Mona Vale Road,TERREY HILLS 2084
Phone: (02) 9450 2699
Fax: (02) 9450 2750
Specializing in growing provenance and local Sydney plants as well as a wide range of Australian plants with a focus on drought tolerant species and grasses. We also do provenance seed collection, contract growing. seed sales and more. Open 7 days.
Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Nursery
420 Mona Vale Road, ST IVES 2075
Phone: (02) 9424 0353
Ku-ring-gai Council Nursery specialises in local provenance plants, including hard to propagate and uncommon local species. The nursery is open 7 days a week from 10am to 4:00pm at the Visitor Centre, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives (entry off Richmond Avenue).
Lithgow & District Community Nursery
2A Coalbrook Street, LITHGOW 2790
Phone: (02) 6353 1126
Open Saturday mornings from 9am until 1pm as well as Fridays and Mondays from 8.30am to 3.30pm. The nursery grows tubestock from locally collected seed and plants are available for regeneration and home planting. Ring for appointment.
Mole Station Native Nursery
Situated west of Tenterfield on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, the nursery, which is predominately wholesale, specialises in the production of frost hardy native shrubs, cut flower varieties and farm trees. The nursery is set on Mole Station, a 2430 hectare sheep and cattle property which also offers Farm Stay Holidays to local and overseas visitors.
Visitors are requested to make an appointment.. Phone: (02) 6737 5429. Fax: (02) 6737 5443. Email: email@example.com
Muru Mittigar Provenance Nursery
128b Terrybrook Road
The Muru Mittigar Provenance Nursery is a wholesale and retail nursery specialising in growing indigenous native provenance stock in forestry tubes – trees, shrubs, climbers and grasses. It is the only accredited Aboriginal run nursery in NSW. The nursery is open from Monday to Friday, 7am to 2pm. Phone: 0417 994 081; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcastle Wildflower Nursery
260 Lake Road
Extensive range of native plants including rare and endangered species. Open 9am to 5pm daily. 10% discount to APS members. Phone: (02) 4954 5584.
South Coast Flora
146 Dignams Creek Rd
Wholesale and retail, specialising in cool climate, bushfood plants and products as well as south coast native plants. Open 9.00am-5.00pm by appointment. Phone: (02) 6493 6747.
Sydney Wildflower Nursery
9 Veno St
Open 7 days. Phone: (02) 9548 2818.
The Sydney Rainforest
125 Dog Trap Rd
Specialist native rainforest nursery located 2.5km from Pacific Highway, 1km from F3 Freeway, Ourimbah exit. Tubestock to superadvanced trees. Many rainforest forms (vines, trees, ferns, herbs, shrubs), mostly Sydney region provenance, but with a selection from further afield. Bulk tubestock and wetland plants available by arrangement. Postal address: P.O. Box 259, Ourimbah. 2258.
Retail nursery open every Friday. Phone: (02) 4362 2499
The Wildflower Place
453 The Entrance Road
ERINA HEIGHTS, 2260
Open 7 days, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Phone: (02) 4365 5510; Email: email@example.com.
Verdigris Fern Nursery
CURROWAN CREEK, 2536
Verdigris Nursery is a specialist fern nursery located in the foothills of the Clyde Mountain Range, about 25km inland from Batemans Bay. Numerous native fern species are grown ands well as a range of exotics.
Mail order is available through the website which includes useful information on fern cultivation. The nursery is open by appointment. Phone: 02 4478 1311. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COLO VALE, 2575
Growers of frost hardy natives from tubestock to advanced. Open Tuesday – Saturday (8am – 4pm). 7 km north of Mittagong off F5…take Colo Vale exit. Phone: (02) 4889 4327.
Wirrimbirra Native Nursery
Wide range including unusual plants. Located between Tahmoor and Bargo, eastern side of Highway (3km from freeway entry). Phone: (02) 4684 1112.
Growers of advanced and semi-advanced native trees and shrubs. Open Mon to Sat 7:30am – 4:30pm; Sun 9am – 4:30pm; Public Holidays: 10am – 4pm; Closed Xmas and Boxing Day. Phone: (02) 9450 1400.
ALICE SPRINGS, 0870
Specialist grower of native plants for dryland regions. Around seventy local species are grown and up to forty species of Eremophila.
See also the list on the Native Plants Queensland web site.
Barung Landcare’s Native Plant Nursery
NORTH MALENY, 4552
Barung Nursery stocks over 150 species of native plants and specialises in:
- Local rainforest and wallum species
- Farm forestry species
- Landscaping and home garden plants
- Bird, butterfly & fauna attracting plants
See the website (link above) for plant availability list (updated bi-monthly), opening hours and other information.
Contact (Mob.) : 0429 943 152 Email: email@example.com
Fairhill Plants and Botanic Garden
114-132 Fairhill Road
Huge range, rainforest plants, grafted Grevilleas, rare plants, wildflowers, ferns, orchids, revegetation trees. Extensive display gardens and provides meals/picnic facilities. Open every day except Christmas, Boxing Day and Good Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm. Phone: (07) 5446 7088. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lot 6 Evanita Drive
Specialises in ornamental rainforest trees and shrubs, dryland native plants, local plants and bush tucker species. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Phone and Fax: (07) 5533 2494.
Kalangadoo Native Nursery
Specialises in frost-tolerant inland plants, such as croweas, hakeas and woody pears. Phone: (07) 4683 7175.
Nielsen’s Native Nursery
49-51 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road
Large range including grafted Grevilleas, shadehouse plants, collector’s corner and garden accessories. Open 7 days. Phone: (07) 3806 1414; Fax: (07) 3806 1706.
Hinterhub – Native Plants and Artisan Gifts
6 Station Street (PO Box 278)
An initiative of Noosa & District Landcare; Phone: 07 5485 2468; Email: email@example.com
RETAIL NURSERY @ the HinterHub
Full stock list can be viewed on the website. Open to the public for plant sales 8.30-3.30pm Monday-Friday and 8am-1.30pm Saturday. Contact: Belinda Wedlock (Manager) or Keira McGrath (Assistant Manager).
WHOLESALE NURSERY @ the Rural Futures Centre; 65 Pavilion St, Pomona
The Production Nursery is open for collecting orders 9am-3pm Monday to Friday. Closed to the public except for collecting orders (over 20 plants) which have been emailed through to firstname.lastname@example.org or 0419 377 423. Contact: Owen Snowden (Nursery Manager) email@example.com or 0419 377 423.
Pete’s Hobby Nursery
10 Patrick Street
Pete’s Hobby Nursery is home to hundreds of Australian native plants. Situated at the back of 2 house blocks at 10 and 12 Patrick Street, Lowood. Phone: 0412 243 740; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery
84 Falls Creek Rd
OBI OBI, 4574
Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery is owned and managed by Veronica Cougan. The Nursery was established in 1996 by Veronica and Graeme White, specialising in quality native bushfood plants for the home gardener and commercial grower. Phone: (07) 5446 9265
Yuruga Nursery Pty Ltd
Located on the Atherton Tableland and specialises in tropical rainforest plants. Extensive display gardens. Open 6 days, closed Sundays. P.O. Box 220, Walkamin, 4872; Phone: (07) 4093 3826; Fax: (07) 4093 3869; Email: email@example.com.
See also the list on the Australian Plants Society (South Australia) web site.
Brenton Tucker Native Plants and Carawatha Garden
off Placid Estates Road
WELLINGTON EAST via Tailem Bend, 5260
Wide range of tubestock and advanced plants. Extensive display gardens and picnic areas. Open weekends and public holidays 10.00am to 4.00pm.. Also open most weekdays but it’s best to phone first (if from interstate, drop in anyway!) Phone: (08) 8572 7104.
Coromandel Native Nursery
28 Star and Arrow Road
COROMANDEL EAST, 5157
Open Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm. Phone:(08) 8388 2777; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dealtry Native Nursery
Lot 2 Trevilla Road
ONE TREE HILL, 5114
Large range of tube stock plants. Display gardens. Phone to check if open. Phone: (08) 8280 7079.
PO Box 72
Specialists in the propagation of Australian terrestrial orchids. Send SAE for list and culture notes. Phone: (08) 8261 1550.
State Flora Nurseries
Queen’s Jubilee Drive
Belair National Park, Upper Sturt Rd
Large range of tubestock suitable for agroforestry, biodiversity, salinity and revegetation. General garden species also available in tubestock and larger pots.
Open 7 days; Mon-Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm. Weekends and Public Holidays 10.00am to 5.00pm. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday. Phone: (08) 8278 7777. Fax: (08) 8278 7801.
Also at Murray Bridge Nursery; Open 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Phone (08) 8539 2105.
See also the list on the Australian Plants Society (Tasmania) web site.
240 Jones Road
Specialist growers of Tasmanian Indigenous Flora. Extensive species range covering grasses, wildflowers, groundcovers, trees , shrubs (including rainforest and alpine), ferns and aquatics. Plants for revegetation, farm shelter and wildlife corridors, public places and home gardens. Contract growing available. Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 9:00am to 5:00pm (June and August 9:00am to 4:00pm. Closed during July. Phone: (03) 6397 3400. Fax: (03) 6397 3074.
Huon Farm Trees
70 Arthurs Road
Supplying bulk native trees. Phone: (03) 6266 3148. Email: email@example.com
Leslie Vale Nursery
645 Leslie Road
LESLIE VALE, 7054
Large range of Australian native plants, including Tasmanian plants. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm. Saturday at Salamanca Market; Sunday at Kingston Market (Coles carpark). Phone: (03) 6239 6081. Mobile: 0408 574119.
Plants of Tasmania Nursery
65 Hall St
Specialist growers of the Tasmanian flora. A wide range of plants from all habitats is available, including rainforest, alpine, coastal and woodland is available. Many Tasmanian species are only available from us. Send four 55c stamps for catalogue, which is also available on our website. Located only 10 minutes from Hobart in beautiful Ridgeway. Open 7 days, 9am – 5pm (4pm in winter). Phone: (03) 6239 1583. Fax:(03) 6239 1106.
Pulchella Native Nursery
Phone (03) 6257 5189.
1709 Channel Highway
MARGATE, 7054 and
Robin Hill Road
Native plant growers. Wide range of shrubs, groundcovers and trees. Phone: (03) 6267 2871 Margate); (03) 6442 4833 (Flowerdale).
91 Weston Hill Rd
SORELL, Tasmania, 7172
Wholesale nursery which is open to the public by appointment. Also supplies seeds of Tasmanian species in small and large quantities. Downloadable catalogue (MS Excel format). Phone: (03) 6265 2651. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Austplant Nursery and Gardens
249 Purves Road
ARTHURS SEAT, 3936
Set on top of picturesque Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula, Austplant Native Plants Nursery features 8 acres of display gardens ready to be explored. Austplant has over 600 species of Native and Indigenous plants available, a Garden Design Service, and hands on Specialist Advice.
The nursery is open 7 days a week until 5pm and welcome visitors to browse the gardens and enjoy the serenity. Gift Vouchers are available.
Email: email@example.com; Phone: (03) 5989 6120
Barb Martin Bush Bank
Phillip Island Tourist Road, Koala Conservation Centre
The Barb Martin Bushbank facilitates the collection and storage of local indigenous plant seed and co-ordinates the propagation of plants from this seed for use in community tree planting projects and gardens on Phillip Island. Open Wednesday from 9 am to noon and the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 1 pm. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 0407 348 807
104 Webb St
Native nursery specialising in indigenous plants of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Display gardens. Call for an appointment. Phone: (03) 9844 3906
15 School Road
Trees, shrubs and groundcovers. Coastal varieties and indigenous plants of SW Victoria. Open Wed to Sat, 10am to 5pm; Sun, 10am to 3pm; Closed Mon and Tues.
Phone: (03) 5568 4344. Email: email@example.com.
Greenlink Box Hill
41 Wimmera St
BOX HILL NORTH, 3129
Greenlink grows a generous selection of indigenous plants from the greater Whitehorse area of Melbourne. Plants are available as tubestock and they happily grow to order. The nursery is open for sales on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm and on several Saturday mornings (see website for openings).
Greg’s Indigenous Plants and Landscape
56 Derby Drive
Specializing in plants from the basalt plains in the Melbourne region but also stocking a small selection of other Australian natives. Nearly all species are drought tolerant and are well adapted to Melbourne’s heavy clay soils.
Most species are ideally suited to small suburban gardens and can be used as formal hedges, as borders, in and around ponds, as screens, in rockeries, as shade, as lawns and even as added security to your property.
Phone: (03) 9401 3696, Mobile: 0414 318 470, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Goldfields Revegetation Native Nursery
230 Tannery Lane
Located 10 minutes from Bendigo, Goldfields Revegetation Nursery specializes in indigenous plants of central and northern Victoria, but they also have a large range of other species, including Eremophilas, Correas, Grevilleas and Banksias. Open 7 days from 9 am to 5 pm. Mail delivery can be arranged for customers in the eastern states. Phone: (03) 5439 5384. Email: email@example.com
Kuranga Native Nursery
118 York Road
MOUNT EVELYN, 3796
Large range. Specialists in rare, collectors’ and hardy varieties, rainforest and grafted plants, grasses and Melbourne’s indigenous plants in forestry tubes. Open 7 days. Delivery Australia wide. Free stocklist. Phone: (03) 9760 8100. Fax: (03) 9737 1968. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lang’s Native Plant Nursery
564 11th Street
MILDURA WEST, 3500
Specialising in plants from arid and semi-arid areas. Display gardens. Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday 1.00pm to 5.00pm. Phone/Fax: (03) 5023 2551. Email: email@example.com.
Neerim Native Flora
PO Box 95
NEERIM SOUTH 3831
Specialists in regeneration and shelterbelts, growing plants to order, treeguards, weed mats, tree planters, planting service. Indigenous plants and a select range of non-indigenous native species. Mainly wholesale – retail by appointment. Phone: (03) 5628 1419. Mobile: 0419 100 805. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Cooperative (SKINC)
525 Williamstown Road
PORT MELBOURNE, 3207
Specialists in tubestock plants local to the Melbourne bayside area. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday – by appointment; Friday and Saturday – 10am – 4pm; Sunday – closed. Phone/Fax: (03) 9645 2477. Email: email@example.com
Vaughan’s Australian Plants
3322 Ararat Halls Gap Rd
Huge selection of rare and unusual plants – Australia’s largest range of grafted native plants. Open Friday to Sun 10am to 4pm – all other days by appointment only. Email for plant list: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 0412 632 767.
See also the list on the Wildflower Society of Western Australia web site.
Australian Native Nursery
141 King Road
Grower of over 1500 Australian native plant species, as tubestock through to 50 lt bags including groundcovers, wildflowers, trees and shrubs, all labelled with detailed information. Open 7 days 9am to 4:30pm. Phone (08) 9525 1324.
Geographe Community Landcare Nursery
366 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
PO Box 798
Grower of local provenance indigenous native plants for gardens and landcare. Open Monday and Tuesday 8am to 4pm. Wednesday to Friday 9am to 2pm. Phone 0429 644 885.
Cnr Caporn Street and Honey Road
also at: 1071 Thomas Road, OAKFORD, 6121
Long established native plant nursery. Open 7 days from 9 AM to 5 PM. Phone: (08) 9405 1607 (Wanneroo) and (08) 9439 2555 (Oakford).
Morande Native Plants
1007 Chester Pass Rd
KING RIVER, 6330
Phone: (08) 98443045.
PO Box 85
Large range of Western Australian species – phone for an appointment. Phone/Fax: (08) 9764 1066.
155 Watsonia Road
MADIA VALE, 6057
Open 7 days. Phone: (08) 9454 6260.