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.
On line store providing quality tubestock for privacy screens, windbreaks,wildflowers and bush-regeneration.
Changers Green Nursery
Specialists in grafted Australian plants, especially grevillea and eucalypts. Mobile: 0428463016
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
Mobile 0421 961 007
The Native Shop
Mail order online nursery. Wide range of native plants for the arid zone/Murray River/Wimmera/Mallee regions. Free newsletter.
Verdigris Fern Nursery
See details under NSW nurseries.
Pépinières Gérard Cavatore
139, Avenue André Del Monte
Phone: 04 94 00 40 23
Fax: 04 94 00 40 24
This nursery specialises in Acacia species, mostly Australian but also some from other parts of the world. Illustrated catalogue available.
Australian Native Plants Nursery
9040 North Ventura Ave
CASITAS SPRINGS, CA 93001
(6 miles north of Ventura on Highway 33 to Ojai)
Phone: (805) 649 3362
Fax: (805) 649 4080
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.
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.
Cool Country Natives
5A Beltana Rd
Phone: (02) 6257 6666
Mobile: 0402 307 275
Large range of native plants, varying in size from tubestock to 200mm, plus some larger stock.
Weston Park Road
Phone: (02) 62817373
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.
Provincial Plants and Landscapes
Corner Pialligo Av and Fairbairn Av
Phone: (02) 6262 6456
Fax: (02) 6262 6006
Landscape design. Drought tolerant, sun and frost hardened plants grown in chemical free outdoor spaces. Also at Wandella, NSW.
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.
1264 Murrumbateman Road
Native plants grown locally for the local growing environment. Range includes local provenance plants. Full list of plants available on the website.
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 email. Open by appointment and 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).
Limpinwood Botanic Gardens & Nursery
263 Limpinwood Valley Road
Phone: 02 66793353
Email: limpinwood firstname.lastname@example.org
Est. 1977 with 10+ hectares of Native Gardens. Extensive range of both popular and hard to find Native plants. Responsible for many popular selections through our R&D marketed with our ‘Coolabah Flora’ label. Home of Syzygium ‘Cascade’.
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
Phone: (02) 6737 5429
Fax: (02) 6737 5443
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.
Muru Mittigar Provenance Nursery
128b Terrybrook Road
Mobile: 0417 994 081
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.
Newcastle Wildflower Nursery
260 Lake Road
Phone: (02) 4954 5584
Extensive range of native plants including rare and endangered species. Open 9am to 5pm daily. 10% discount to APS members. Phone: .
South Coast Flora
146 Dignams Creek Rd
Phone: (02) 6493 6747
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.
Sydney Wildflower Nursery
9 Veno St
Phone: (02) 9548 2818
Open 7 days.
The Sydney Rainforest
125 Dog Trap Rd
Phone: (02) 4362 2499
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.
The Wildflower Place
453 The Entrance Road
ERINA HEIGHTS, 2260
Phone: (02) 4365 5510
Open 7 days, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Verdigris Fern Nursery
CURROWAN CREEK, 2536
Phone: 02 4478 1311
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.
COLO VALE, 2575
Phone: (02) 4889 4327
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) 9450 1400
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.
Currently there are no nurseries listed.
Barung Landcare’s Native Plant Nursery
NORTH MALENY, 4552
Mobile: 0429 943 152
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.
Fairhill Plants and Botanic Garden
114-132 Fairhill Road
Phone: (07) 5446 7088
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.
Lot 6 Evanita Drive
Phone and Fax: (07) 5533 2494.
Specialises in ornamental rainforest trees and shrubs, dryland native plants, local plants and bush tucker species. Open Tuesday to Saturday
Kalangadoo Native Nursery
Phone: (07) 4683 7175:
Specialises in frost-tolerant inland plants, such as croweas, hakeas and woody pears.
Nielsen’s Native Nursery
49-51 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road
Phone: (07) 3806 1414
Fax: (07) 3806 170
Large range including grafted Grevilleas, shadehouse plants, collector’s corner and garden accessories. Open 7 days.
Hinterhub – Native Plants and Artisan Gifts
6 Station Street (PO Box 278)
Phone: 07 5485 2468
An initiative of Noosa & District Landcare.
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 email@example.com or 0419 377 423. Contact: Owen Snowden (Nursery Manager) firstname.lastname@example.org or 0419 377 423.
Pete’s Hobby Nursery
10 Patrick Street
Mobile: 0412 243 740
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.
Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery
84 Falls Creek Rd
OBI OBI, 4574
Phone: (07) 5446 9265
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.
Yuruga Nursery Pty Ltd
Phone: (07) 4093 3826
Fax: (07) 4093 3869
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.
Brenton Tucker Native Plants and Carawatha Garden
Off Placid Estates Road
WELLINGTON EAST via Tailem Bend, 5260
Phone: (08) 8572 7104.
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!)
Coromandel Native Nursery
28 Star and Arrow Road
COROMANDEL EAST, 5157\
Phone:(08) 8388 2777
Open Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm
Dealtry Native Nursery
Lot 2 Trevilla Road
ONE TREE HILL, 5114
Phone: (08) 8280 7079.
Large range of tube stock plants. Display gardens. Phone to check if open.
PO Box 72
Phone: (08) 8261 1550
Specialists in the propagation of Australian terrestrial orchids. Send SAE for list and culture notes.
State Flora Nurseries
Queen’s Jubilee Drive
Belair National Park, Upper Sturt Rd
Phone: (08) 8278 7777
Fax: (08) 8278 7801.
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.
Also at Murray Bridge Nursery; Open 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Phone (08) 8539 2105.
240 Jones Road
Phone: (03) 6397 3400
Fax: (03) 6397 3074.
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.
Huon Farm Trees
70 Arthurs Road
Phone: (03) 6266 3148
Supplying bulk native trees.
Leslie Vale Nursery
645 Leslie Road
LESLIE VALE, 7054
Phone: (03) 6239 6081
Mobile: 0408 574119.
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).
Plants of Tasmania Nursery
65 Hall St
Phone: (03) 6239 1583
Fax:(03) 6239 1106.
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).
Pulchella Native Nursery
Phone (03) 6257 5189
1709 Channel Highway
MARGATE, 7054 and
Robin Hill Road
Phone: (03) 6267 2871 (Margate)
Phone: (03) 6442 4833 (Flowerdale).
Native plant growers. Wide range of shrubs, groundcovers and trees. );
91 Weston Hill Rd
SORELL, Tasmania, 7172
Phone: (03) 6265 2651
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).
Austplant Nursery and Gardens
249 Purves Road
ARTHURS SEAT, 3936
Phone: (03) 5989 6120
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.
Barb Martin Bush Bank
Phillip Island Tourist Road, Koala Conservation Centre
Mobile: 0407 348 807
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.
104 Webb St
Phone: (03) 9844 3906
Native nursery specialising in indigenous plants of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Display gardens. Call for an appointment.
15 School Road
Phone: (03) 5568 4344
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.
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
Phone: (03) 9401 3696
Mobile: 0414 318 470
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.
Goldfields Revegetation Native Nursery
230 Tannery Lane
Phone: (03) 5439 5384
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.
Kuranga Native Nursery
118 York Road
MOUNT EVELYN, 3796
Phone: (03) 9760 8100
Fax: (03) 9737 1968
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.
Lang’s Native Plant Nursery
564 11th Street
MILDURA WEST, 3500
Phone/Fax: (03) 5023 2551
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.
Neerim Native Flora
PO Box 95
NEERIM SOUTH 3831
Phone: (03) 5628 1419
Mobile: 0419 100 805
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.
St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Cooperative (SKINC)
525 Williamstown Road
PORT MELBOURNE, 3207
Phone/Fax: (03) 9645 2477
Specialists in tubestock plants local to the Melbourne bayside area. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday – by appointment; Friday and Saturday – 10am – 4pm; Sunday – closed.
Vaughan’s Australian Plants
3322 Ararat Halls Gap Rd
Mobile: 0412 632 767
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.
Australian Native Nursery
141 King Road
Phone (08) 9525 1324
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.
Geographe Community Landcare Nursery
366 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
PO Box 798
Mobile: 0429 644 885
Grower of local provenance indigenous native plants for gardens and landcare. Open Monday and Tuesday 8am to 4pm. Wednesday to Friday 9am to 2pm.
Cnr Caporn Street and Honey Road
also at: 1071 Thomas Road, OAKFORD, 6121
Phone: (08) 9405 1607 (Wanneroo)
Phone: (08) 9439 2555 (Oakford)
Long established native plant nursery. Open 7 days from 9 AM to 5 PM..
Morande Native Plants
1007 Chester Pass Rd
KING RIVER, 6330
Phone: (08) 98443045
PO Box 85
Phone/Fax: (08) 9764 1066
Large range of Western Australian species – phone for an appointment.
155 Watsonia Road
MADIA VALE, 6057
Phone: (08) 9454 6260
Open 7 days.