Information – Nurseries

The RHS Plant Finder lists over 70,000 plants, and directs you over 800 UK and Ireland nurseries where they are available.

The New Zealand PlantFinder lists 46,000 plants and seeds, and directs you to the New Zealand nurseries where you can buy them.

The following nursery owners have a special interest in hebes and other New Zealand native plants. All are in the United Kingdom, unless stated. Hebe Society members are marked *.

Asselby Nurseries*
Barmby Marsh Road
Humberside   DN14 7HE
Tel 01757 638463
Contact: Mr M P & Mrs E Harrison

Bankside Nursery – Hebe specialists
March Road
Rings End
PE13 4DD
Tel 01945450057
Mob 07733081183
Bankside Nursery is owned and operated by Nurseryman David Crockford. The nursery is a modern, purpose built 2 acre Nursery specializing in container grown hebes and the propagation of wholesale nursery stock.

Beeches Nursery
Saffron Walden
Essex   CB10 2HB
Tel (+44) (0) 1799 584362
Fax (+44) (0) 1799 584362
Herbaceous specialists, over 6000 varieties; also a large and interesting selection of shrubs, roses, climbers, trees. Over 30 hebes available. Mail order in winter.
Contact: Alan Bidwell

Blooming Nursery
3839 SW Golf Course Road
Oregon 97113
Tel 800 257-0719
Fax 800 239-5926
E-mail via Contacts page
Contact: Steve Mann
Wholesale nursery carrying 48 varieties of hebes as well as perennials, flowering shrubs, herbs, groundcovers and ornamental grasses.

Bransford Webbs Garden Plants*
Worcs   WR6 5JB
Tel 01886 833533
Wholesale growers of new and fashionable plants including the NEW Hebe ‘Pink Pixie’ and the hugely successful Hebe ‘Rosie’ and ‘Purple Pixie’. Plants are available in garden centres throughout the UK.
Contact: Geoff Caesar or Adrian Marskell

Cistus Design Nursery
22711 NW Gillihan Road
Sauvie Island
503 621-2233
Tel 503 621-2233 nursery
Tel 503 282-7706 office
A retail micro-nursery offering plants from around the world that thrive in the northern Willamette Valley. Mail order.

County Park Nursery*
GU33 6DA
Tel 07935 906866
Hebes and other New Zealand plants. Plants from Australia (especially Tasmania) and Falkland Is. Visit by appointment only.
Contact: Paul Boosey

Farplants Group
Yapton Lane
West Sussex
BN18 0AS
Trade Enquiries only 01243 553311
The Farplants Group is one of the largest wholesale supplier of outdoor plants to Garden Centres and Garden Centre chains in the UK.

Forest Flora
Hakarimata Road RD1
New Zealand
Tel 07 824 7167
Forest Flora has been established to guide and support restoration of natural areas in the Waikato. They have an enthusiastic team experienced in all aspects of restoring the plant life of forests and wetlands. The nursery is dedicated to producing quality ecosourced plants of all the native species which give the Waikato Landscape its unique character.
Contact: Wayne Bennett

Garden Cottage Nursery*
Tournaig, Poolewe,
Wester Ross
Scotland IV22 2LH
Tel & fax 01445 781777
We offer an ever growing range of southern hemisphere plants. Mail order Sept–March (4 × 2nd class stamps).
Contact: Ben Rushbrooke

The Hedgerow Plant Centre*
Station View,
North Yorkshire
BD23 5BP
Tel & fax 01756 752293
Mobile 07834 623725
The plant centre is surrounded by The Hedgerow’s garden and The National Collection of Hebe. The plant centre carries a wide range of UK grown plants perfectly for any Yorkshire garden.
Contact: Nigel Hutchinson

Hic Bibi Nurseries 67 Coppull Moor Lane
Mobile 07761000780
Fax 01257792655
Volume growers of Garden Centre Quality Hebes, suppliers of Hebes and Shrubs to the Landscape and amenity trade. Hebes are available in 2, 3, 5 and 10 litre pots
Contact: Charles Bewley

Joy Creek Nursery
20300 NW Watson Road
OR 97056
Tel (503) 543-7474
Fax (503) 543-6933
Contact: Mike & Maurice

Kaipara Coast Plant Centre
1481 Kaipara Coast Highway (SH16)
New Zealand
Tel 09 420 5655
Fax 09 420 5654
E-mail via Contacts page
Large range of native and exotic plants for sale, mail order, also garden design service.
Contact: David Bayly

Lowater Limited
Garden Beauty®
T/A Lowaters Nursery
Hook Lane, Warsash
Hants   SO31 9HH
Tel 01489 550 830 on-line web shop
Wholesale, wide range of hebes, contract growing specialist.
Contact: Ian Ashton

Lynash Nurseries
Wall Ditch Lane, Boozer Pit
Merriott, Somerset   TA16 5PW
Tel 01460 76643
fax 01460 76184
Hebe specialists with over 80 varieties of hebes. Wholesale, and limited retail – open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 5–(ish) and bank holiday Mondays.
Contact: Lynn and Ashley Wallis

Miles Nursery
Brooksby Road, Hoby
Melton Mowbray
Leics   LE14 3EA
Tel 01664 434113
Hebes are a speciality, with over 40 varieties in stock. Wholesale, contract growing, cash & carry for landscape professionals and independent retailers.
Contact: Tom Miles

Motukarara Conservation Nursery
New Zealand
Tel 64 3 329 7846
Fax 64 3 329 7041
Established to propagate plants for Banks Peninsula Reserves, restoration, and landscaping the Aoraki/Mt Cook and Arthur’s Pass National Parks visitor centres. The nursery aims to increase understanding of genetic purity, ecological restoration and protection. Sales to the public, Mon–Fri. 8 am–4 pm, May, June, September and October, also Sat 10 am–3 pm.
Contact: Jorge Santos and Nicola Robb

Native Garden Nursery (previously called Matawhero Nursery Ltd)
56 Main Road
New Zealand
Tel 06 868 4483
Free Fax 0800 628 294
E-mail via Contacts page
New Zealand native plants are the main focus as they best suit the local landscape and conditions, however, a variety of non-native garden shrubs and shelter/hedging plants that are hardy, versatile and combine well with New Zealand plants are in the plant list. 38 hebes.
Contact: Nigel and Lana Hope

Out of the Common Way (Office and Mail Order)
Wales   LL53 8YH
Tel 01758 721577
Contact: Margaret Mason
Pandy Treban
Tel 01407 720431
Opening times by arrangement
Lobelia, Nepeta, Geranium, Salvia, Viola, Digitalis, Lavandula, Stachys and Veronica. Some plants propagated in small quantities only.
Contact: Joanna Davidson

Peerless Nurseries*
Tunbridge Wells – Online Only
A new nursery project run by Adrian Thorne and Penny Peerless with a collection of Parahebe.
Due to open winter 2021/22.

Perryhill Nurseries
East Sussex
Tel: 01892 770377
Fax: 01892 770929
Perryhill Nurseries grow and stock the widest range of quality plants in East Sussex, probably the South East of England, including herbaceous perennials, shrubs, climbers, trees, roses, azaleas and rhododendrons, alpines, bedding, conifers, fruit trees and soft fruit, ferns, grasses and bamboos, hedging, herbs, houseplants and aquatics. About 40 hebes listed in catalogue.

Potted Garden Nursery
Ashford Road
Kent ME14 4NH
Tel 01622 737 801
Fax 01622 632 459
E-mail via website
A family run nursery and garden centre with an emphasis on plants. The online catalogue currently has 4883 plants listed with descriptions and cultural requirements – 70 hebes. No mail order. Sponsors the Kent Wildlife Trust.
Contact: Robert Brookman

Smart Plants
401 Oparure Road
R D 5 Te Kuiti
North Island
New Zealand
tel/fax (07) 878 7634
mobile (0274) 839 134
A family-operated business producing around 100,000 plants per year. They grow a large range of Native Plants including re-vegetation, forest, alpine and coastal species. Complementing their native range is an extensive collection of exotic species including ornamental, alternative forestry and shelter. 50 hebes and 15 pittosporums listed in catalogue.

Southland Community Nursery
185 Grant Road
South Island
New Zealand
tel/fax 03 213 1161
The Southland Community Nursery has been established by Chris and Brian Rance on their property located near Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.

The aim of the nursery is to provide facilities and materials, such as native seedlings, potting mix and pots, to help people grow their own native plants. The nursery is an important networking place for those who enjoy meeting like-minded people who want to learn about the environment and growing plants.

Stone Cross Nurseries Plant Centre
Dittons Nursery
Dittons Road
Stone Cross
East Sussex
BN24 5ET
Tel 01323 4188 188
Plant Centre
Natures Plants – online store featuring 20 hebes and 18 pittosporums
Saxon Plants Nursery – wholesale nursery

Taupo Native Plant Nursery
155 Centennial Drive
New Zealand
Tel 07 378 5450
Fax 07 378 6038
The Taupo Native Plant Nursery was established at Taupo in 1961, as part of the Department. of Conservation to grow and supply native plants for the restoration of scenic reserves, forests and national parks. They were the first specialist revegetation native plant nursery in New Zealand and now, private since 1993, remain the leader in the field.
Their primary objective is to grow and provide hardy ecologically sourced plants. They advocate and promote conservation by providing rehabilitation of the natural environment.
Today, they produce annually some 2 million seedlings and 1.7 million plants, despatching them to destinations New Zealand wide.

Touch of Class
Greenhills Propagation Nursery Pty Ltd
20 Gillespie Road
Victoria 3813
Tel +61 3 5629 2443
Fax +61 3 5629 2822
E-mail via Contacts page
A wholesale nursery that specialises in new and novel plant introductions.

Trevena Cross Nurseries
Cornwall   TR13 9PS
Tel 01736 763880
Fax 01736 762828
South African, Australian and New Zealand plants.
Contact: Graham Jeffrey, John Eddy

Tully Nurseries*
Co Dublin
Tel 353 1 8433174
E-mail via Contacts page
Established in 1972, Tully Nurseries has become one of Ireland’s leading wholesale nurseries. The plant range is extensive and includes: Shrubs, Herbaceous plants, Alpines, Conifers, Grasses, Climbers, Trees, Specimen plants, Topiary and sundries. Tully Nurseries have just been awarded ‘Best in Show’ at the HTA National Plant Show in Coventry. The north County Dublin nursery and garden centre’s Hebe ‘Rhubarb and Custard’ was selected as the overall winner in the New Plant Awards category over 100 other entries.
Contact: Martin Tully

Valley Nursery
20882 Bond Road NE
WA 98370
Tel (360) 779-3806
Fax (360) 779-7426
Valley Nursery is located in northern Kitsap County just north of Poulsbo. Its six full acres of plants and merchandise are among the largest and most complete in the area. Valley Nursery specializes in plants that really grow well in the Northwest, including a good selection of hebes.

Vendrell Nursery*
Vivers Vendrell
Montalegre ap. 51
08391 Tiana
25 varieties of Hebe. Grevillea, Callistemon, Dodonea, Pittosporum, Polygala, Coleonema and mediterranean plants: Coronilla, Echium
Contact: Josep Vendrell

Ventnor Botanic Garden*
Undercliffe Drive
Isle of Wight
PO38 1UL
Tel 01983 855397
Fax 01983 856756
E-mail via Contacts page
Contact: Chris Kidd

Wallace Plants*
Lewes Road Nursery
Lewes Road, Laughton
E Sussex   BN8 6BN
Tel 01323 811729
Grasses, Hebes, Geraniums, Fuchsias, Herbaceous Perennials, Alpines, Climbers. Discount for Hebe Society members.
Contact: Simon Wallace

White Cottage Alpines*
Sunnyside Nurseries
Hornsea Road
Hull   HU11 5QL
Tel 01964 542692
E-mail via Contacts page
Specialist growers of alpine and rockery plants
Contact: Sally Cummins

Windy Hill Farm Nursery
13735 NW Westside Road
US Postal Address
PO Box 108
Oregon 97111
Tel 503-852-6356
Fax 503-852-6356
Propagates a select group of the hundreds of varieties of plants in their garden: perennials, shrubs, trees, vines, grasses and groundcovers. Most of the plants are unusual.

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