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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 our Horticulturist Meredith Kirton at Information.
Plant Growers A-Z:
Addictive Nursery, NSW (7)
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 (8)
Judy and David are Australia's largest growers of hybrid clematis, producing approximately 80,000 plants. New release clematis varieties will be on sale, plus Wisteria, Mandevilla, Stephanotis, Phaseolus and Lavender.
Andy’s Rare Plants, NSW (36)
From cool climate to sub-tropical South African and South America bulbs, orchids, trees, shrubs and climbers.
Antique Perennials, VIC (44)
Matt Reed and Michael Morant specialise in rare perennials, alpines, bulbs, Primulas, Epimediums and Geraniums plus a range of Prairie and Woodland species.
Ausplants Nursery, NSW (69)
Grafted grevillea, Eremophila (Emu bush), grafted gums, bush foods and other natives.
Australian Carnivorous Plant Society, NSW (76)
Carnivorous plants such as Nepenthes, Saracenia and sun dew.
Australian Geranium Society, NSW (21)
Species geraniums and pelargoniums by living treasure Robyn Bible.
Bamboo Creations, VIC (56)
Bamboo specialist growing clumping bamboos at many different heights perfectly suited to the home garden.
Bilby Blooms, NSW (5)
Rare and unusual native Australian plants, including black grevillea.
Blooming’ Greenery, NSW (27)
Tropical shade tolerant plants such as begonia, clerodendron, fuchsia, hibiscus, justicia, strobilanthes, ruellia, sinningia and rare varieties.
Clover Hill Rare Plants, NSW (10)
David grows fine cool climate perennials, woodlands, orchids, galanthus, trilliums, phlomis, Epimediums and salvias.
Club Creek Bulb Farm, VIC (50)
Growers of sensational liliums and dahlias.
Coachwood Nursery, NSW (9)
Tough, rare, succulent, hanging and unusual treasures such as epiphyllums, Mistletoe cactus or Rhipsalis, stapelia, sedum, kalanchoe, euphorbia and tradescantia.
Country Farm Perennials, VIC (15)
Growers of unusual and rare perennials, including exciting old favourites that have been impossible to find.
Dark Star Orchids, NSW (61)
A leading supplier of rare and exotic, species and hybrid, orchid species for collectors and enthusiasts.
Darvill Nursery, NSW (53)
Native bush food species, tea and coffee plants, waratah and African violets too.
Delightfully Fresh Organics, NSW (66)
Darren grows a huge range of organic herbs, rhubarb, garlic, fruit and vegetables. Great place to stock up on garlic and vegies for autumn planting.
Di’s Delightful Plants, VIC (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 (32)
Tim has a stunning collection of 60 varieties of tulips, ixia, daffodils and allium to name a few. Also crocus, fritallaria, erythronium, autumn bulbs, Pleonie orchids, dahlias and liliums.
Engall’s Nursery, NSW (93)
Australia’s finest citrus nursery.
Exeter Designer Plants, NSW (67)
Cool climate favourites: clematis, daphne, dogwood, hamamelis, birch, cedars, spruce, firs, coryopsis, viburnum and witchhazels.
Fong Ping Orchids, QLD (25)
Phalaenopsis, cattleya, oncidium, plus special double adeniums and hippeastrum.
Forbidden Fruits, NSW (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 (59)
Treasures from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney propagated by the growing friends.
Fruit Salad Tree Company, NSW (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 (13)
Bulbs including albuca, arisaema, arum and galanthus.
Geranium Cottage, NSW (85)
Geranium and pelargonium specialist, zonal, scented, species and the latest German PAC arrivals.
Green E Roses, NSW (68)
Heavenly modern and old world roses - heritage, bush, climbing, standard and weeping roses including David Austin’s, rugosa and mutablilis.
Green Gallery, NSW (87)
The biggest array of indoor ‘unicorn’ plants, tropical, and rare and unusual houseplants:
Greenscene, Qld (95)
Queensland grower of rare and unusual indoor plants, tropicals, foliages and old fashioned plants: Medinilla, dischidia, episcia, aroids, anthurium, monstera, begonia, philodendrons.
Harland’s Nursery, NSW (43)
Easy to grow and unusual cacti, succulents and bulbs.
Hills District Orchids, NSW (42)
Easily grown orchids, hoya, clivea, haworthia and pitcher plants.
Iris Australis (12)
Johnson Orchids, SA (23)
Cattleya, oncidiums and phalaenopsis orchids.
Just Clivias and Rare Things (14)
Clivea, massonia and rare south African bulbs.
Kawana Nursery, NSW (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 (12)
Tall bearded iris, Louisiana iris, daylilies and succulents.
Macquarie Native Orchids, NSW (42)
Native epiphytic orchid species and hybrids.
Maple Springs Nursery, NSW (49)
Japanese maple specialist, bonsai.
Melanquin Gardens, NSW (47)
Shade-loving plants, fabulous foliages and stunning bromeliads.
Mike Ferrero Tropical Plants, QLD (39)
Tropical plant treasures from FNQ
Mini Garden Creations (86)
Cupcake succulents and cactus
Mountain Herbs, NSW (82)
Perennial kitchen and medicinal herbs, tea plants and edibles, grown in cool climate Katoomba.
Nicky’s Slippers (35)
Orchid Mania, QLD (18)
Species orchids inc. bulbophyllums, coelogyne, dendrobium, paphiopedilums (slipper orchids in bud), and flowering size hybrids inc. cattleya, dendrobiums and oncidiums.
Orchid Species Plus, VIC (19)
A family owned and operated nursery in Kingston, a small rural town in central Victoria, about 30 mins from Ballarat.
Orchids of Distinction (51)
Products for orchid growers: trays, pots, hangers, fertilisers and accessories
Parkers Camellias, NSW (52)
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 (1)
Beautiful trees and shrubs, specialising in mature sizes.
Perennialle Nursery, NSW (4)
A collection of frost and dry tolerant plants and perennials including new releases
Planters Patch, NSW (84)
Local growers of interesting perennials. Growing a large range of Anemone, Aster, Bergenia, Buddleia, Cosmos, Dahlia, Echium, Euphorbia, Geranium, Geum, Kniphofia, Lobularia, Salvia & Sedum
Post Office Farm Nursery, VIC (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 (46)
Interesting heirloom shrubs, old time favourites and perennials like unusual lilac, pomegranate and Weigelia.
Rainbow Ridge, NSW (26)
Stunning iris of all kinds. Bearded, Californian, Louisiana iris plus daylilies.
Ray Nesci Bonsai, NSW (45)
Bonsai and accessories.
Secret Garden and Nursery, NSW (71)
Edibles, hundreds of sun tolerant salvias, ornamerntal grasses and handmade 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.
Succulents Australia, NSW (83)
The most beautiful array of sempervivum and echeveria you’ve ever seen!
Sydney Frangipani, NSW (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 (72)
Dave Rose’s nursery in Heathcote is a wonderland of native wildflowers and bush foods.
Tas Daffodils, TAS (41)
Daffodils, tulips, crocus, freesia, snowdrops and flakes, galanthus and fritallaria.
Tilli’s Air Plants, NSW (90)
Khan van Greckan is bringing his collection of tillandsia
Tinonee Orchid Nursery, NSW (34)
Flowering orchids, new release orchids and orchid accessories.
Tropical Garden Society of Sydney, NSW (78)
A friendly and knowledgeable tropical plant loving group to encourage your love of tropical plants and gardens.
Underplants, NSW (79)
Collectible tillandsias and bromeliads.
Vanderbyl’s Vireya Nursery, QLD (70)
An extensive range of Vireya or tropical rhododendron
Vaughan’s Native Plants, VIC (80)
Grafted flowering Australian plants for the native garden enthusiast and stunning flowering garden natives.
Verdigris Fern Nursery, NSW (48)
Exotic and rare ferns for all positions.
Wallis Creek Watergarden, NSW (16)
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 (33)
150 climbers and more than 40 hoya, rare shrubs and trees.
White House Nursery, VIC (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 (11)
Ornamental grasses, perennials and succulents that work beautifully together.
Yamina Rare Plants, VIC (20)
Peter Tease has a huge range of collectible exotic trees and shrubs including conifers, magnolias, maples and arums.
Yellow House Perennials (6)
Easy and unusual perennials and cottage plants
Sculpture, Clubs, Arts and Crafts
Australian Institute of Horticulture (63)
National industry body for Horticulturists
Botanica Travel (30)
Broadcroft Design, QLD (73)
Beautiful corten sculptures for the garden, designed and made on the Sunshine Coast.
Circles of Learning (31)
Cut Above Tools, NSW (17)
Quality garden tools.
First Aid (65)
First aid attendants.
Garden Clubs of Aust. (31)
Heaven in Earth, NSW (29)
Quality garden items, tools and beautifully crafted pieces in glass, wood, slate and terracotta. Where beautiful is practical.
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International Group (81)
Quality gardening items
Kid’s Corner (i)
Kids gardening corner where children can come and pop up a plant for free.
Keeper & Hive, NSW (92)
Future beekeepers and bee enthusiasts will get a buzz out of Keeper & Hive. Local bee products including honey, balms and waxes.
Kev’s Quirky Creations, NSW (94)
Unique garden sculpture
Mallee Designs, NSW (57)
Copper spun birdbaths and Australian planting designer Kath Gadd
Maya Neumann Millinery (91)
Beautiful and practical hats for the gardener
Metalscape, NSW (54)
Metal art and garden signage for the discerning gardener.
Morris Outside, VIC (40)
Helpful gloves and arm protectors to protect you during a day spent in the garden
Natura Jewellery (88)
Nature Inspired Jewellery
Neutrog Fertilisers (96)
Rose Society of NSW (96)
Rusty Garden (75)
Outdoor sculptures, outdoor furniture and high quality steel art
Speakers Area and Genius Bar (105)
Swagman Sprayer, NSW (64)
Catch up with the Swagman! Battery operated robust garden sprayers for every garden. Makes spraying effortless, efficient and accurate.
Trade the Mark, NSW (89)
Christine Mclean is committed to the hand craftsmanship, working with textiles and ceramics. Each piece is handmade and intricately painted in her Sydney studio.
Wired for Living, VIC (55)
Barry and Lee run this inspiring Bendigo made bespoke handmade garden sculpture business.