Mail order plants for the Australian Gardener, including flower bulbs, perennial plants, roses and trees are readily available for sale in catalogues from many nurseries in Australia. Many Nurseries now offer online shopping for plants and garden accessories complete will free access to full colour catalogues of thousands of plants.
We provide a guide to Mail order Plants and catalogues available in Australia. Nurseries with an internet presence to make buying plants a lot easier. Online plant and nursery catalogues are a fantastic way to research and find plants for the both the home garden and commercial landscaping projects.
The advantage of buying plants by mail order is that you will have the choice of purchasing either as potted specimens almost year round or during the dormant period, ready to plant for the next season. Plants are sent packaged so they will arrive in good condition.
Flower Bulbs, Roses, Fruit Trees and Perennial Plants are all popular by mail order. Roses and Fruit Trees are sent bare rooted during the winter. Bulbs and Perennial plants are available during dormancy which will vary from plant to plant.
Seasonal Mail Order Plant Catalogues.
This simply means that nurseries publish new catalogues each season.
- Roses in winter as bare rooted plants.
- Daffodil Bulbs in summer to autumn.
- Lilium Bulbs in winter.
- Crocus – in autumn or spring depending on species.
- Perennials in winter (most) – Although many are available year round.
- Succulents – many are available year round.
Nearly all mail order plant catalogues are seasonal, although many plants are actually available year round, and certainly you can order potted plants online and then delivered from most nurseries. True ‘mail order’ is pack and post in most nurseries, so both potted plants and dormant plants are both available at various times.
Mail Order Nurseries
We provide a range of resources for mail order purchase of a wide range of plants.
Our Rose Finder is popular, our species list is comprehensive and provides links to all of the major Mail Order Plant Nurseries in Australia.
A Brief summary of where to purchase plants and garden products by Mail Order or Online.
- A-Z Directory of Mail Order Plants
- Australian Native Plants
- Fruit Trees
- Perennial Plants
- Garden Pots and Planters
- Rose Finder
For a complete list of plants visit our
Specialist Nursery Directory
When buying mail order plants consider:
- Look at catalogues from a range of online suppliers to compare price
- Remember that plants can purchased when dormant or as potted specimens.
- Plants may not be available all year round so plan ahead
- On receiving plants unpack and plant immediately following instructions
- If plants do not appear healthy contact the supplier immediately