Nurseries & Web links

Salvia Links and Web References

Salvia Links and Web References


Antique Perennial Nursery
Antique Perennial Nursery

Antique Perennials
Wonderful array of hardy perennials available

Rolando Uria ( Argentina)

Rolando has a equally fantastic Salvia collection.he is responsible for many of the South American Salvias coming through to Australia

APG   Australian Perennial Growers
APG are producing some wonderful new Salvias that should be available from local nurseries and large retail nurseries

PGA – Perennial Growers Association
A wonderful selection of Salvias
producing the Sierra range, the Heatwave series , Wendy’s Wish , Ember’s Wish and Love & Wishes for the Make a wish foundation and now the So Cool Range of Salvias

Otway Herbs
Specialists in Herbs, fragrant and medicinal plants, a wonderful array of Salvias, Perennials, Rockery plants and Shrubs

Cottage Farm Perennial Nursery
A good diverse range of Salvias and other hardy woodland plants just out Geelong

Lambley Nursery
Wonderful garden with the best selection of herbaceous Salvias grown  for sale through out the year.

Devon Plants ( wholesale)

A big range of Salvia and perennial  tubestock

The Ranges Nursery

A wonderful selection of Salvias and plants that grow in cold climates

Kerry Mitchell’s Nursery in  a Garden
A very good collection of Salvias for Mail Order

      Di’s Delightful Salvias
Common and unusual plants for everyone’s garden.

Tesselaar Nursery & Tulip Farm
Good selection of Salvias and perennials available

Tavistock Nursery
A good selection of  Salvia tubestock

Larkman Nursery
a good selection of  Salvia tubestock

Brenlissa Salvia and Fuchsia Nursery
A good supply of Salvias and Fuchsias

Frogmore Gardens
Herbaceous Perennials, Salvias and prairie plant specialists

Four Seasons Herbs
Huge range of unusual herbs, salvias and organic garlic

Bulbs  Direct
Bulbs, Perennials and Salvias

Lynn’s Rare Plants
Rare woodland plants and Salvias

Perennialle Plants
Drought and frost tolerant plants and Salvias

Haar’s Nursery

A large wholesale nursery specialising in Salvias and perennials

Other States

Kathy Basiaco Salvia & Pelagonium Specialist
Very good  range of Salvias and Pelagoniums for mail order

    Robyn Powell, Salvia Grower South Australia
Robyn has very good collection of Salvia at her Tupelo Nursery

Briggs Nursery
 Renaissance Herbs   Sth Australia
A very extensive range of Salvias and Perennials

Nutshell Perennial Nursery and Plant Farm
A good range of perennials and Salvias. Wallendbeen NSW

Stilton Lane

Glenfield Wholesale Nursery N.S.W. provide an extensive range of Salvias under this label.

Raithby Plant Nursery
Bulbs and rare perennials and Salvias. Mowbray Heights.Tas

Southern Downs Garden Centre


Ian Macdonald & family, run a large  Garden Centre, specialising in a huge range of Salvias for cold and temperate climate gardens

Woodbridge Nursery.  Tas
Excellent range of cold climate perennials and Salvias

Zephyranthes  WA
good range of hardy Salvias for dry areas

Botanic Gardens and Friends

The Friends of the Melbourne Botanical Gardens
They regularly hold plant sales including a good range of Salvias

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Geelong Botanical Gardens
Geelong Botanical Gardens has a large and comprehensive Salvia collection set in the magnificent surrounds of the Botanical Gardens.

Friends of the Geelong Botanic Gardens
They hold an annual sale of Salvias and other tough plants suitable for the home garden

Friends of the Melton Botanic Gardens
A very good collection of hardy, tough plants to grow in a hostile environment

Friends of Ballarat   Botanical Gardens
a good display of Salvias within the gardens

Societies and Garden Groups

Salvia 'Purple Majesty'

Salvia hirtella


Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria
The RHS hold the Gardeners Day Out and the Big Basket Competition at MIFGS
They hold information about all affiliated Garden and Plant Societies

Garden plant Conservation Association of Australia

GPCAA  Plant Trust
Wonderful Plant collections throughout Victoria and N S W
Genus is published quarterly for full information on events and up to date information on collections

The Herb Society 0f Victoria Inc

Geelong Herb Society

Diggers Club
A wonderful selection of Salvias available through out the year

Warragul Garden Club
A very active gardening Club

Ivanhoe Garden Club
A very progressive Community  Garden Club
They hold their Annual Garden Fiesta in October

Mount Macedon Horticultural Society

A very active Horticultural Society, specialising in garden plants for cold climates.
They hold the Garden Lovers Fair at Bolobek in September

Rose Society Victoria

Magnificent collections of Roses, Nurseries and other affiliated industries and products

Heritage Rose Society

Beautiful collections of old world Roses.

South Gippsland Garden Clubs
Wonderful selection of gardens to visit through out South Gipplsland
Wonderful , colourful Spring Festival including  their renowned Rose and Daffodil Shows

The Poppy Group , Queensland Salvia Growers

The Orchid Societies Council of Australia

Magnificent displays of orchids

Other Associations


                              Horticulture Magazine UK

Wonderful knowledge about Horticulture in UK

Open Colleges certificates

Certificate II in Horticulture
Certificate III in Horticulture

A fun website especially for kids who want to learn more about flowers and nature.

Our website was an inspiration their children’s group

Gardening for  Children

A fun site for School children who like gardening  and want to learn more.

Consumer Notice for Alternatives to Roundup

a website that  provides information about harmful products,
environmental hazards and preventing personal injuries

Garden Centres Association of Australia
wonderful support for all garden centres through out Australia

Emerald Museum
A good display of old world items, fascinating place to explore
open Wednesdays and Sundays
below the Salvia Display Gardens

Gardening for  Children

School children who are interested and want to learn about gardening.

Puffing Billy Railway

Salvia 'Purple Majesty'

Salvia hirtella

The Salvia Display Garden is directly beneath the Puffing Billy Line.

   Shire of Cardinia
Nobelius Heritage Park & Emerald Lake