This year's show is filled with growers that have been with us since day one, plus some exciting new growers, first-timers, we know you'll love. There's more to see, eat and experience than ever before. Collectors' Plant Fair looks forward in delighting your senses once again.
Easy-to-read maps will be available upon entrance through the gate.
Happy plant hunting folks!
Remember, if you get stuck finding something or someone, see us at INFORMATION Stall (i).
Plant Growers A-Z:
Adam's Oasis, NSW (Stall 75) - NEW
New to Collectors' this year, Adam's Oasis brings perfect palms for the Sydney climate.
Addictive Nursery, NSW (Stall 8)
Growers of easy-to-grow tropicals and stunning rare blue Hippeastrum (Worselya procera), bromeliads, tillandsia, heliconia, clivia, elks, palms and unusual gingers.
Alameda Homestead Nursery, VIC (Stall 7)
Judy and David are Australia's largest growers of hybrid clematis, producing approximately 80,000 plants. New release clematis varieties will be on sale. Find Wisteria, Mandevilla, Stephanotis, Phaseolus and Lavender.
Aloe Aloe, QLD (Stall 10)
Flowering Aloes in beautiful colours, all 34 of these big flowering hybrid aloe cultivars will be available. Aloe are perfect in climates with winter rain and summer heat, making them great winter colour for the east coast of Australia.
Andy’s Rare Plants, NSW (Stall 36)
From cool climate to sub-tropical South African and South America bulbs, Brunsvigia, Boophone, orchids, trees, shrubs and climbers.
Antique Perennials, VIC (Stall 44)
Matt Reed and Michael Morant specialise in rare and garden worthy perennials, alpines and bulbs. This includes some remarkable Salvia, Astrantia, Agastache, Verbascum, Bergenia, Achillea, Primulas, Epimediums and Geraniums plus a range of Prairie and Woodland species.
Ausplants Nursery, NSW (Stall 70)
Grafted grevillea, Eremophila (Emu bush), grafted gums, bush foods and other natives.
Australian Carnivorous Plant Society, NSW (Stall 76)
Carnivorous plants such as Nepenthes, Saracenia and sundew. Plus the experts to chat to.
Australian Geranium Society, NSW (Stall 21)
Species geraniums and pelargoniums by the living treasure Robyn Bible. Stay a while and pick her brains on this wonderful group of flowering plants.
Bamboo Creations, VIC (Stall 56)
Bamboo specialist growing clumping bamboos at many different heights perfectly suited to the home garden. A large choice of bamboo to block out your ugly neighbours.
Bay Tree Nursery, NSW (Stall 35)
Bill from Baytree grows cool climate hard-to-get perennials, trees and shrubs.
Bilby Blooms, NSW (Stall 5)
Rare and unusual native Australian plants, including black grevillea.
Blooming’ Greenery, NSW (Stall 27)
A large range of tropical shade tolerant plants such as begonia, clerodendron, fuchsia, hibiscus, justicia, strobilanthes, ruellia, sinningia and rare varieties.
Bunya Native Nursery, NSW (Stall 81) - NEW
Regional Sydney native plants, available in tubestock.
Clover Hill Rare Plants, NSW (Stall 9)
David Kennedy’s Clover Hill is a showcase of rare cool climate gems and dry tolerant perennials. David grows fine cool climate perennials, woodlands, orchids, galanthus, trilliums, phlomis and salvias.
Club Creek Bulb Farm, VIC (Stall 50)
Growers of sensational liliums and dahlias. Adrian specialises in growing Liliums of all shapes and sizes. He will have on display a large range of garden Lilium bulbs includes some unique varieties, some he has bred himself and rare species.
Coachwood Nursery, NSW (Stall 6)
Easy, tough, rare, succulent, hanging and unusual treasures such as epiphyllums, Mistletoe cactus or Rhipsalis, stapelia, sedum, kalanchoe, euphorbia and tradescantia. All available from cuttings.
Country Farm Perennials, VIC (Stall 16)
Growers of unusual and rare perennials, including exciting old favourites that have been impossible to find. Their plants cope with hot, dry, deep shade, sand, bog, blazing sun, biting frosts or nibbling rabbits! Big on colour and flower.
Dark Star Orchids, NSW (Stall 61) - NEW
A leading supplier of rare and exotic, species and hybrid, orchid species for collectors and enthusiasts.
Darvill Nursery, NSW (Stall 65)
Native bush food species, tea and coffee plants, waratah and African violets too.
Delightfully Fresh Organics, NSW (Stall 66)
Darren grows a huge range of organic herbs, rhubarb, garlic, fruit and vegetables. Great place to stock up on garlic cloves ready for autumn planting.
Di’s Delightful Plants, VIC (Stall 74)
This Yarra Valley nursery has supplied plants for home gardens for twenty years, growing a diverse range of natives, perennials, groundcovers, trees and succulents.
Drewitt’s Bulbs, VIC (Stall 32)
Tim has a stunning collection of 60 varieties of tulips, ixia, daffodils and allium to name a few. Also crocus, fritallaria, erythronium and other autumn bulbs. We love his Pleonie orchids, dahlias and liliums
Easy Orchids, NSW (Stall 60)
Elite Bulbs, SA (Stall 63) - NEW
Greg Ruckert with nerines, African bulbs and liliums.
Engall’s Nursery, NSW (Stall 103)
Australia’s finest citrus nursery.
Exeter Designer Plants, NSW (Stall 68)
Cool climate favourites: clematis, daphne, dogwood, hamamelis, birch, cedars, spruce, firs, coryopsis, viburnum and witchhazels.
Fong Ping Orchids, QLD (Stall 25)
Phalaenopsis, cattleya, oncidium, plus special double adeniums and hippeastrum.
Forbidden Fruits, NSW (Stall 3)
The nursery, established in 1981, grows a wide range of fruit trees, dwarf fruit trees, native bushfood and edibles.
Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens, NSW (Stall 59)
Treasures from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney propagated by the growing friends.
Fruit Salad Tree Company, NSW (Stall 62)
Kerry West and family have been multi-grafting specialty fruit trees to a high standard for decades. Citrus and Stone fruit.
Garry Reid Obscure Bulbs, VIC (Stall 14)
Bulbs including albuca, arisaema, arum and galanthus.
Geranium Cottage, NSW (Stall 90)
Geranium and pelargonium specialist, zonal, scented, species and the latest German PAC arrivals.
Green E Roses, NSW (Stall 69)
Heavenly modern and old world roses - heritage, bush, climbing, standard and weeping roses including David Austin’s, rugosa and mutablilis.
Greenpatch Seeds, NSW (Stall 45) - NEW
Heirloom organic veg, herbs, flowers & grain seeds. Rare & common potted herbs, edibles & flowers & unusual fruiting plants
Harland’s Nursery, NSW (Stall 43)
Easy to grow and unusual cacti, succulents and bulbs.
Hills District Orchids, NSW (Stall 42)
Easily grown orchids, hoya, clivea, haworthia and pitcher plants.
Johnson Orchids, SA (Stall 23)
Cattleya, oncidiums and phalaenopsis orchids.
Just Clivias and Rare Things, NSW (Stall 15)
Peter and his collection of clivea, massonia and rare south African bulbs.
Kawana Nursery, NSW (Stall 24)
Orchids, fuchsia and hanging baskets with desirables such as Mexican mistletoe (Rhipsalis), tassel ferns, Medinilla, Hoya, Lepismum, donkey tails and queen-of-the-night flowering cactus (Epiphyllum spp).
Kinspirit Iris and Daylily Farm, NSW (Stall 13)
Tall bearded iris, Louisiana iris, daylilies and succulents.
Macquarie Native Orchids, NSW (Stall 42)
Native epiphytic orchid species and hybrids.
Maple Springs Nursery, NSW (Stall 49)
Japanese maple specialist, bonsai.
Melanquin Gardens, NSW (Stall 47)
Shade-loving plants, fabulous foliages and stunning bromeliads.
Mike Ferrero, QLD (Stall 39) - NEW
Tropical plant treasures from FNQ inc. Amorphophallus titanum, Alocasia robusta, many Philodendron spp., Bauhinia kockiana, Alocasia spp, Anthirrium mandougalii, Calathea warsewiczii and C spp., Cheilocostus speciosus variegata, Cerbera, Cochlostemma, plus many more. See Blog for plant list.
Mini Garden Creations (Stall 87)
Cupcake succulents and cactus incl Crassula 'Buddhas Temple'.
Mountain Herbs, NSW (Stall 82)
Perennial kitchen and medicinal herbs, tea plants and edibles, grown in cool climate Katoomba.
Orchid Mania (Stall 12) - NEW
Bringing a great range of species orchids, bulbophyllums, coelgyne, dendrobium, paphiopedilums (slipper orchids in bud) cattleya and oncidiums plus tillandsia and tassel ferns.
Orchid Species Plus, VIC (Stall 19) - NEW
A family owned and operated nursery in Kingston, a small rural town in central Victoria, about 30 mins from Ballarat. We have been growing orchids for over 40 years but the hobby has completely taken over and we have been operating as a full time nursery for nearly18 years.
Parkers Camellias, NSW (Stall 52) - NEW
All the major species including, camellia sasanqua, camellia japonica, camellia reticulata and hybrid camellias. They have one of the largest ranges of camellias in Australia with around 300 different varieties
Parkers Perennials, NSW (Stall 83) - NEW
Parkers Perennials is a small family run mail order nursery within the gardens of our property in the semirural suburb of Forest Glen NSW. Specialising in rare and unusual perennials, grasses and salvias.
PBM Nursery, VIC (Stall 1)
Beautiful trees and shrubs, specialising in mature sizes.
Perenialle Plants, NSW (Stall 4)
Perenialle Plants is a mail-order nursery for tough plants. Living and gardening in Canowindra, Chris Cuddy grows frost and dry tolerant perennials. Most of the plants in his catalogue are from southern Africa, the Mediterranean and New Zealand.
Planters Patch, NSW (Stall 84)
Local growers of interesting perennials. They grow a range of Bergenia, Buddleia, Dahlia, Digiplexis Digitalis, Geranium, Kniphofia, Salvia, Sedum and much more.
Post Office Farm Nursery, VIC (Stall 28)
Peter breeds superior forms of Helleborus x hybridus as well as growing a comprehensive range of the less commonly available Helleborus species and hybrids, including doubles.
Q Nursery, NSW (Stall 67)
Interesting heirloom shrubs, old time favourites and perennials like unusual lilac, pomegranate and Weigelia.
Rainbow Ridge, NSW (Stall 26)
Stunning iris of all kinds. Bearded, Californian, Louisiana iris plus daylilies.
Ray Nesci Bonsai, NSW (Stall 46)
Bonsai and accessories.
Secret Garden and Nursery, NSW (Stall 71)
Edibles, hundreds of sun tolerant salvias and bee hotels. The Secret Garden & Nursery is a not-for-profit community garden and nursery set on five beautiful acres at the Western Sydney University campus in Richmond, NSW.
Seedscape Seeds, NSW (Stall 30)
Excellent seed collections
Succulents Australia, NSW (Stall 85)
The most beautiful array of sempervivums you’ve ever seen!
Sun Valley Plants, VIC (Stall 40)
Kay and Rod Pitt sell grafted Australian plants including gums, grevillea, banksia, Eremophila emu bush, woolly bush, Correa, Dampiera, Grevillea's and a selection of ground covers. Beautiful tall standard grafted Grevillea's and the new Acacia Dazzler on a tall graft.
Sustainable Natives, NSW (Stall 89)
Best range of bush tucker plants such as finger limes, mint, lemons, bush tomato and black apple.
Sydney Frangipani, NSW (Stall 77)
Frangipani fanatic Stuart Reiss has propagated plenty of interesting Plumeria hybrids in beautiful colours and super rare multi-grafted rainbow trees.
Sydney Wildflower Nursery, NSW (Stall 72)
Dave Rose’s nursery in Heathcote is a wonderland of native wildflowers and bush foods. Every native Australian pant under the rainbow.
Tas Daffodils, TAS (Stall 41)
Daffodils, tulips, crocus, freesia, snowdrops and flakes, galanthus and fritallaria.
The Green Gallery, NSW (Stall 91)
An array of rare and unusual indoor plants.
Tilli's Air Plants (Stall 98) - NEW
Khan van Greckan is bringing his collection of tillandsia.
Tinonee Orchid Nursery, NSW (Stall 34)
Flowering orchids, new release orchids and orchid accessories.
Tropical Garden Society of Sydney, NSW (Stall 78)
A friendly and knowledgeable tropical plant loving group to encourage your love of tropical plants and gardens.
Underplants, NSW (Stall 79)
Collectible tillandsias and bromeliads.
Vanderbyl’s Vireya Nursery, QLD (Stall 80)
An extensive range of Vireya or tropical rhododendron
Vaughan’s Native Plants, VIC (Stall 86)
Grafted flowering Australian plants for the native garden enthusiast and stunning flowering garden natives.
Verdigris Fern Nursery, NSW (Stall 48)
Exotic and rare ferns for all positions.
Wallis Creek Watergarden, NSW (Stall 17)
A unique selection of lotus hybrids, hardy & tropical waterlilies, other water plants like the porcupine quill rush, lotus, waterlilies, water chestnuts and gingers.
Weslor Flowers Plant Nursery, QLD (Stall 33)
150 climbers and more than 40 hoya, rare shrubs and trees.
White House Nursery, VIC (Stall 22)
Peter and Jess grow a fantastic range of unusual bulbs, plants and trees. Bulbs, shrubs, fruiting, scented, berries, perennials, specialising in autumn flowering nerines.
Woodside Plants, NSW (Stall 88) - NEW
Ornamental grasses, perennials and succulents that work beautifully together.
Yamina Rare Plants, VIC (Stall 20)
Peter Teese has a huge range of collectible exotic trees and shrubs including conifers, magnolias, maples and arums.
Garden Gear and Plant Paraphernalia:
Australian Institute of Horticulture (Stall 58)
National industry body for Horticulturists
Broadcroft Design, QLD (Stall 73)
Duncan and Natalia’s sculptural Corten series is 100% Australian made in their dynamic studio workshop on the Sunshine Coast.
Circles of Learning, NSW (Stall 105)
Not-for-profit educational resource for parents and teachers.
Collectors' INFORMATION Booth (i)
Ask us where to find the plants, nursery or grower you desire.
Cornersmith Picklery, NSW (Stall 95)
Pickles, jams, passata, preserves and delicious things from garden to plate. Come to a class or workshop.
Cut Above Tools, NSW (Stall 18)
Quality garden tools.
FIRST AID (Stall 106)
Thanks to Mt Tomah Bush Fire Brigade
Florilegium Books, NSW (Stall 31)
The garden bookstore.
FLOWER SHOW & DAHLIA WALL (Stall 111)
Help us resurrect the flower shows of the past – and celebrate one of life’s simple pleasures – flowers! Join in by bringing a flower to display. Entries will be judged by a professional judge and there are great prizes to win. Spectacular dahlia wall.
Kids Corner, NSW (Stall 104) - NEW
Free kids gardening workshop. Pot up your own succulents curtesy of Coachwood Nursery.
Glenmore House, NSW (Stall 51)
Meet Mickey Robertson and chat to her about idyllic and inspiring days in the country, kitchen gardening days, her botanically inspired special events and cooking days.
Heaven in Earth, NSW (Stall 29)
Quality garden items, tools and beautifully crafted pieces in glass, wood, slate and terracotta. Where beautiful is practical.
Hunt Gather Grow, NSW (Stall 99) - NEW
Beautifully crafted garden tools from Europe and Japan.
Keeper & Hive, NSW (Stall 101)
Future beekeepers and bee enthusiasts will get a buzz out of Keeper & Hive. First time fair exhibitors, they have a wide range of equipment, local bee products including honey, balms and waxes.
Mallee Designs, NSW (Stall 57)
Copper spun birdbaths and Australian planting design inspiration.
Metalscape, NSW (Stall 54)
Metal art and garden signage for the discerning gardener.
Morris Outside, VIC (Stall 100)
Helpful gloves and arm protectors to protect you during a day spent in the garden
Neutrog Fertilisers, SA (Stall 105)
Lucky speakers program attendees will take home Australia's best fertiliser products from Neutrog.
PLANT CRECHE (Stall 106)
Drop off your plants and continue shopping.
RFS Mt Tomah Brigade, NSW (Stall 106)
Rural Fure Service Mt Tomah manage First Aid and Plant Creche
Ross Garden Tours, NSW (Stall 111)
Graham and Sandra Ross have been designing unique garden tours for plant-lovers for 36 years, they hand pick their tour guides that include garden experts such as Michael McCoy, Linda Ross, Robin Powell, Libby Cameron and Claire Bickle. Small groups and well thought out itineraries to beautiful places.
Swagman Sprayer, NSW (Stall 64)
Catch up with the Swagman! Battery operated robust garden sprayers for every garden. Makes spraying effortless, efficient and accurate – no more pumping.
The Garden Clinic, NSW (Stall 111)
The plant doctors are here to help.
The Plant Artisan, NSW (Stall 97) - NEW
Living artworks with Joanne Aquilina.
TRADE the MARK, NSW (Stall 96)
Brainchild of multi-disciplinary creative Christine Mclean who is committed to the hand craftsmanship, working with textiles and ceramics. Each piece is handmade and intricately painted in her Sydney studio.
Williana Worms, NSW (Stall 102) - NEW
Bill Hazard will show you the secrets of a happy worm farm.
Wired for Living, VIC (Stall 55)
Barry and Lee run this inspiring Bendigo made bespoke handmade garden sculpture business.
Foodies and Coffee:
A selection of fresh and tasty food options, smoothies, gelato and coffee will be available at the fair.
We have assembled the most delicious food trucks in Sydney to provide sustenance during your weekend plant hunting. There will be a range of vegetarian options available.
Agape Organics – organic and vegetarian
Granny Ivy – Asian street food
Rolling Snitzel – scrumptious snitzels
G6 - Gelato and Shakes
Le Waffle Bean – waffles and sliders
Viet Yum – fresh Vietnamese food
Pantastic Gozleme – Turkish Gozleme veg options available.
Sunday Lunch – Organic Pork Roast with Potato Salad and a Local Hillbilly Cider /
And Quality Coffee…