Old Man Banksia Old Man Banksia (Banksia serrata)  (Alan Page)
Native Plant Nursery

Our nursery offers the home gardener, landscaper or large contractor a big variety of quality local native plants at economical prices. Contact our Nursery Manager, Paul Irwin (plantnurserybmcs@outlook.com) if you would like to buy plants or become a nursery volunteer.

We welcome all enquiries and our enthusiastic volunteers are always ready to help you make your choice.

Retail Sales

Waratah Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)  (Dianne Page)
We sell tubestock at just $4 each, native ferns at $5 each and a few advanced plants in larger pots from just $5. We attempt to keep our prices as low as possible to encourage the purchase of local native plants.

Bulk orders and large contracts attract further discounts. Please contact the Nursery Manager, Paul Irwin to discuss your needs.

We attend the Blackheath Growers Market on the second Sunday of each month, where we offer a big variety of plants with many specials.

Our enthusiastic volunteers are always ready to help with your choice of plants.

Gift Certificates

We can solve your dilemma in trying to find that perfect present for somebody special with one of our gift certificates to the value of $10, $20 or $50.

Gift certificates are available at our markets stall or email your request to: plantnurserybmcs@outlook.com.

Our Plants

Our plants are raised either from seed or cuttings collected within the Greater Blue Mountains area.

Mountain Devil Mountain Devil (Lambertia formosa)  (Alan Page)
During a calendar year we generally have 120-140 species available with around 70-80 species at any one time depending on demand.

For over 20 years we have supplied quality local plants to Blue Mountains residents and others from neighbouring areas.

We undertake work for large landowners and landscapers, either collecting seed of local provenance or propagating from customer-supplied seed.

In the past we have fulfilled large contracts for the RTA at Soldiers Pinch, Mt. Victoria and Shell Corner, Katoomba, and on the Great Western Highway at Lawson and Wentworth Falls. Recently, we supplied 2,300 plants for the roof-top garden at the new Cultural Centre in Katoomba.

We regularly provide plants for the NPWS and Blue Mountains City Council for re-vegetation works and are always in demand by local landscapers for reliable, cheap plants.

We believe we have made a very significant contribution to the beautification of the Blue Mountains.

So, whether your needs are large or small, we can supply you with a large variety of quality plants, cheaply and guaranteed to grow, having been raised in the conditions in which they will live.

For all enquiries, please contact the Nursery Manager, Paul Irwin (plantnurserybmcs@outlook.com).

Plant List

Many of the species below include a label, that when accessed will show details including an image of the plant. A link to PlantNet (NSW Flora Online) is also provided.

Here's a printable list of our plants.


Nursery Seedlings Nursery Seedlings
The Blackheath Nursery was established in 1990 under the direction of Robin Corringham. Subsequently it has been managed by: David Coleby (1994-2005), Kevin Bell (2005-2014), Sue Nicol (2014-2017), Hugh Brougham (2017-2019), Paul Irwin (2019-current)

The nursery consists of a glass-house with controlled irrigation and heated beds, a fully enclosed work-shed for plant preparation, housing a seed-bank and a shade house with capacity for storage of over 5,000 plants.

Blackheath is used for plant propagation and is not open to the public, however large orders may be collected there after prior arrangement with the nursery manager.

Ferns/herbs/grasses/ground covers/climbers
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern)

Brachyscome multifida (Rocky Daisy)

Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily)  label

Clematis aristata (Old Man's Beard)  label

Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting)  label

Darwinia taxifolia  label

Dianella caerulea (Blue Flax-lily)  label

Grevillea gaudichaudii  label

Grevillea laurifolia (Laurel-leaf Grevillea)  label

Hardenbergia violacea (Purple Coral Pea)  label

Hibbertia scandens (Climbing Guinea Flower)  label

Kennedia prostrata (Running Postman)  label

Kennedia rubicunda (Dusky Coral Pea)  label

Leucochrysum albicans (Hoary Sunray Daisy)  label

Libertia paniculata (Branching Grass-flag)  label

Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush)  label

Pherosphaera fitzgeraldii (Blue Mountains Pine)  label

Poa sieberiana (Grey Tussock Grass)

Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Trigger-plant)  label

Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaved Violet)

Small shrubs
Allocasuarina nana (Dwarf She-oak)  label

Banksia marginata (Silver Banksia)  label

Banksia spinulosa (Hairpin Banksia)  label

Bauera rubioides (River Rose)  label

Coronidium elatum  label

Correa glabra (Rock Correa)  label

Correa lawrenceana (Mountain Correa)

Correa reflexa (Common Correa)

Correa schlechtendalii

Crowea sp.  label

Goodenia ovata (Hop Goodenia)

Grevillea acanthifolia  label

Grevillea sericea (Pink Spider Flower)  label

Hibbertia saligna  label

Indigofera australis (Australian Indigo)  label

Isopogon anemonifolius (Broad-leaf Drumsticks)  label

Isopogon anethifolius (Narrow-leaf Drumsticks)  label

Lambertia formosa (Mountain Devil)  label

Leptospermum macrocarpum  label

Leptospermum squarrosum (Pink Tea-tree)  label

Lomatia silaifolia (Crinkle Bush)  label

Petrophile pulchella (Conesticks)  label

Philotheca myoporoides (Long-leaf Wax Flower)  label

Prostanthera incisa (Cut-leaved Mint-bush)  label

Prostanthera rotundifolia (Round-leaved Mintbush)  label

Telopea speciosissima (Waratah)  label

Large shrubs/small trees
Acacia longifolia (Sydney Golden Wattle)  label

Acacia obtusifolia (Blunt Leaf Wattle)  label

Acacia terminalis (Sunshine Wattle)  label

Banksia ericifolia (Heath Banksia)  label

Banksia serrata (Old Man Banksia)  label

Callicoma serratifolia (Black Wattle)  label

Callistemon citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush)  label

Eucalyptus cunninghamii (Cliff Mallee Ash)

Eucalyptus stricta (Blue Mountains Mallee Ash)  label

Hakea dactyloides (Finger Hakea)  label

Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea)  label

Hakea sericea pink (Needlebush)  label

Hakea teretifolia (Dagger Hakea)  label

Leptospermum grandifolium (Woolly Teatree)  label

Leptospermum polygalifolium (Tantoon)  label

Melaleuca hypericifolia (Hillock Bush)

Prostanthera ovalifolia (Oval-leaf Mintbush)  label

Large trees
Callistemon salignus (Willow Bottlebrush)  label

Sue's Selection

Ferns/herbs/grasses/ground covers/climbers
Correa decumbens (Spreading Correa)

Hibbertia empetrifolia

Mirbelia platylobioides

Mirbelia rubiifolia (Heathy Mirbelia)  label

Myoporum parvifolium (Creeping Myoporum)

Patersonia sericea (Silky Purple-flag)  label

Small shrubs
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses)  label

Austromyrtus tenuifolia  label

Correa alba (White Correa)  label

Daviesia ulicifolia (Gorse Bitter Pea)  label

Dillwynia retorta (Eggs Bacon)  label

Gompholobium latifolium (Golden Glory Pea)  label

Grevillea rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea)  label

Hakea pachyphylla  label

Olearia elliptica (Sticky Daisy Bush)  label

Podolobium ilicifolium (Prickly Shaggy Pea)

Large shrubs/small trees
Acacia rubida (Red-stemmed Wattle)  label

Acacia suaveolens (Sweet Wattle)

Allocasuarina distyla (Scrub She-oak)

Banksia cunninghamii  label

Callitris muelleri  label

Eucalyptus gregsoniana (Wolgan Snow Gum)  label

Eucalyptus pulverulenta (Silver-leaved Mountain Gum)

Grevillea shiressii

Hakea sericea (white Needlebush)  label

Isopogon dawsonii (Nepean Conebush)  label

Lomatia myricoides (River Lomatia)

Prostanthera lasianthos (Victorian Christmas Bush)

Pultenaea flexilis (Graceful Bush-pea)

Large trees
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle)

Acmena smithii (Lilly Pilly)

Ceratopetalum apetalum (Coachwood)  label

Lomatia arborescens (Tree Lomatia)  label

Solanum aviculare (Kangaroo Apple)

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