Collectors' Plant Fair


2019 Stallholders

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 Stand 1.


Plant Growers A-Z:

Addictive Nursery, NSW 

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 

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 

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 

From cool climate to sub-tropical South African and South America bulbs, orchids, trees, shrubs and climbers.

Antique Perennials, VIC 

Matt Reed and Michael Morant specialise in rare perennials, alpines, and bulbs. This includes some remarkable Primulas, Epimediums and Geraniums plus a range of Prairie and Woodland species. 

Ausplants Nursery, NSW 

Grafted grevillea, Eremophila (Emu bush), grafted gums, bush foods and other natives.

Australian Carnivorous Plant Society, NSW 

Carnivorous plants such as Nepenthes, Saracenia and sun dew.

Australian Geranium Society, NSW 

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 

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 

Bill from Baytree grows cool climate hard-to-get perennials, trees and shrubs.

Bilby Blooms, NSW 

Rare and unusual native Australian plants, including black grevillea.

Blooming’ Greenery, NSW 

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 

Regional Sydney native plants, available in tubestock.

Clover Hill Rare Plants, NSW 

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 

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 

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 

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

a leading supplier of rare and exotic, species and hybrid, orchid species for collectors and enthusiasts.

Darvill Nursery, NSW 

Native bush food species, tea and coffee plants, waratah and African violets too.

Delightfully Fresh Organics, NSW 

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 

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 

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 

Species orchids

Engall’s Nursery, NSW 

Australia’s finest citrus nursery.

Elite Bulbs, SA

Greg Ruckert with nerines, African bulbs and liliums.

Exeter Designer Plants, NSW 

Cool climate favourites: clematis, daphne, dogwood, hamamelis, birch, cedars, spruce, firs, coryopsis, viburnum and witchhazels.

Fong Ping Orchids, QLD 

Phalaenopsis, cattleya, oncidium, plus special double adeniums and hippeastrum.

Forbidden Fruits, NSW

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 

Treasures from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney propagated by the growing friends.

Fruit Salad Tree Company, NSW

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

Bulbs including albuca, arisaema, arum and galanthus.

Geranium Cottage, NSW 

Geranium and pelargonium specialist, zonal, scented, species and the latest German PAC arrivals.

Glenmore House, NSW 

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. 

Green E Roses, NSW 

Heavenly modern and old world roses - heritage, bush, climbing, standard and weeping roses including David Austin’s, rugosa and mutablilis.

Greenpatch Seeds, NSW 

Heirloom organic veg, herbs, flowers & grain seeds. Rare & common potted herbs, edibles & flowers & unusual fruiting plants 

Harland’s Nursery, NSW 

Easy to grow and unusual cacti, succulents and bulbs.

Hills District Orchids, NSW 

Easily grown orchids, hoya, clivea, haworthia and pitcher plants.

Johnson Orchids, SA 

Cattleya, oncidiums and phalaenopsis orchids.

Just Clivias and Rare Things, NSW

New to Collectors’ this year we welcome Peter and his collection of clivea, massonia and rare south African bulbs.

Kawana Nursery, NSW 

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 

Tall bearded iris, Louisiana iris, daylilies and succulents.

Macquarie Native Orchids, NSW 

Native epiphytic orchid species and hybrids.

Maple Springs Nursery, NSW 

Japanese maple specialist, bonsai.

Melanquin Gardens, NSW 

Shade-loving plants, fabulous foliages and stunning bromeliads.

Mike Ferrero, QLD 

Tropical plant treasures from FNQ

Mini Garden Creations

Cupcake succulents and cactus

Mountain Herbs, NSW 

Perennial kitchen and medicinal herbs, tea plants and edibles, grown in cool climate Katoomba. 

Orchid Mania 


Orchid Species Plus, VIC

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 Perennials, NSW

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.

Parkers Camellias, NSW

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 

PBM Nursery, VIC 

Beautiful trees and shrubs, specialising in mature sizes.

Perenialle Nursery, NSW

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

As local growers of interesting perennials and proven winners, they grow a range of Agapanthus hybrids, Echineacea, Sedum and Dahlia.

Post Office Farm Nursery, VIC

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 

Interesting heirloom shrubs, old time favourites and perennials like unusual lilac, pomegranate and Weigelia.

Rainbow Ridge, NSW 

Stunning iris of all kinds. Bearded, Californian, Louisiana iris plus daylilies. 

Ray Nesci Bonsai, NSW 

Bonsai and accessories.

Secret Garden and Nursery, NSW 

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

Excellent seed collections

Succulents Australia, NSW

The most beautiful array of sempervivums you’ve ever seen!

Sun Valley Plants, VIC 

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 

Best range of bush tucker plants such as finger limes, mint, lemons, bush tomato and black apple.

Sydney Frangipani, NSW 

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

Dave Rose’s nursery in Heathcote is a wonderland of native wildflowers and bush foods. 

Tas Daffodils, TAS 

Daffodils, tulips, crocus, freesia, snowdrops and flakes, galanthus and fritallaria.

Tillandsia Nursery

Khan van Greckan is bringing his collection of tillandsia

Tinonee Orchid Nursery, NSW 

Flowering orchids, new release orchids and orchid accessories.

Tropical Garden Society of Sydney, NSW 

A friendly and knowledgeable tropical plant loving group to encourage your love of tropical plants and gardens.

The Green Gallery, NSW

Amazing chrysanthemums, succulents and potted colour.

The Plant Artisan, NSW

Living artworks with Joanne Aquilina.

Underplants, NSW 

Collectible tillandsias and bromeliads.

Vanderbyl’s Vireya Nursery, QLD 

An extensive range of Vireya or tropical rhododendron

Vaughan’s Native Plants, VIC

Grafted flowering Australian plants for the native garden enthusiast and stunning flowering garden natives.

Verdigris Fern Nursery, NSW 

Exotic and rare ferns for all positions.

Wallis Creek Watergarden, NSW 

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 

150 climbers and more than 40 hoya, rare shrubs and trees.

White House Nursery, VIC 

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

Ornamental grasses, perennials and succulents that work beautifully together.

Yamina Rare Plants, VIC 

This renowned nursery was founded by Arnold Teese and has been family operated for 60 years. Peter Tease has a huge range of collectible exotic trees and shrubs including conifers, magnolias, maples and arums. 



Sculpture, Books, Clubs & Sundries:

Australian Institute of Horticulture

National industry body for Horticulturists

Broadcroft Design, QLD 

Duncan and Natalia’s sculptural Corten series is 100% Australian made in their dynamic studio workshop on the Sunshine Coast.


Ask us where to find the plants, nursery or grower you desire.

Cornersmith Picklery, NSW 

Pickles, jams, passata, preserves and delicious things from garden to plate. Come to a class or workshop.

Cut Above Tools, NSW 

Quality garden tools.

Dinner on the Table, NSW

Deliver delicious nutritious meals across Sydney. Dinner on the Table has a social enterprise upside where by ordering your dinner helps supply dinner to a Sydney family in need.


Thanks to Mt Tomah Bush Fire Brigade

Florilegium Books, NSW 

The garden bookstore.

The Garden Clinic, NSW 

The plant doctors are here to help. 

The Flower Seekers, NSW

Seasonal floral inspiration 

Heaven in Earth, NSW 

Quality garden items, tools and beautifully crafted pieces in glass, wood, slate and terracotta. Where beautiful is practical.

Keeper & Hive, NSW

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

Copper spun birdbaths and Australian planting design inspo.

Metalscape, NSW

Metal art and garden signage for the discerning gardener.

Morris Outside, VIC

Helpful gloves and arm protectors to protect you during a day spent in the garden


Drop off your plants and continue shopping.

Swagman Sprayer, NSW 

Catch up with the Swagman! Battery operated robust garden sprayers for every garden. Makes spraying effortless, efficient and accurate – no more pumping.


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. 


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. 

Ross Garden Tours, NSW

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 Angus Stewart. Small groups and well thought out itineraries to beautiful places. 

Williana Worms, NSW

Bill Hazard will show you the secrets of a happy worm farm.

Wired for Living, VIC 

Barry and Lee run this inspiring Bendigo made bespoke handmade garden sculpture business. 



Food & Beverages:

Vietnamese Street food with Viet Yum

Organic Food Agape Canteen


Granny Ivy

G6 Shakes

Turkish Gozleme

Mulga Bills Wood Fire Cooking

Coffee/ Café: The Travelling Barista, Under Ground Coffee,