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Buy Frost and Drought hardy Australian Native Plants                                                                                 
For Sale Waratah and Flannel Flower plants
Purchase Correas from the National Collection
Garden with New England Flora

Fast and efficient service!

Ring Maria (02) 6775 1139 or
Email: maria@coolnatives.com.au

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Create a beautiful cool climate native garden                                         Retail mail order nursery situated in Armidale
Be waterwise - grow Correas!                                                                  on the frosty Northern Tablelands of NSW
Easy care plants for busy  people. 

Nursery is open BY APPOINTMENT only.
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                                                       growing Waratahs and               growing rare and                    national living collection    
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Please note:
All orders are sent on Mondays to avoid being held in the PO over the weekend.

What's new!

My Flannel Flower seed is starting to germinate. These plants should be ready for sale in Autumn. I have a few different forms - one of them is a smaller flowered but highly floriferous form called Little Edelweiss which weeps down over the side of the tub. Others are more upright with larger flowers.

This is the time of year when Melaleucas and tea-trees flower. Some of the Correas are also beginning to flower and the paper daisies will continue right through until the hard frosts hit. These will self sow in the garden and give you a lovely supply of new plants next season. My Victorian Christmas Bush is also in full flower (Prostanthera lasianthos). These large shrubs prefer a drier site and will compete well with the competition of large trees. They flower for a long period and an annual prune will ensure a wonderful display in the next summer.

We are now able to take card payments over the phone. Ring Maria on 02 6775 1139.
More and more customers are taking advantage of this convenient service.

Don't forget my courier service for customers in NSW and the ACT only! It's a real bargain compared with postal charges.
A box of 12 plants (140mm size) anywhere in NSW or ACT for only $22.00 freight delivered in 1-2 days.
The box can be made up with all tubes (40) or a mix of tubes and 140mm plants.
Larger orders for NSW are more economical to be sent by courier. See the ordering page for details.

All interstate orders (Qld, Vic, SA) are posted regardless of quantity or mix of plants. It is best to order tubes.

This nursery has a very low carbon footprint. We use our own water and no greenhouse heating.               
Organic fertilisers are used in production and waste water flows to nearby gardens. 
We encourage sustainability and an appreciation for our native flora
Returns Policy: Once plants leave the nursery they are the responsibility of the purchaser. All effort is taken to ensure that plants are healthy when dispatched.
In line with common retail nursery practice plants that die in the care of the purchaser will not be refunded or replaced.

Privacy Policy: Your privacy is respected and assured with this business.