Plant nurseries & Seed suppliers
Nurseries etc - links to websites selling plants and seed

Here are some links to Plant Nurseries of interest to rock garden enthusiasts.  

We also have a downloadable list of Seed Suppliers in pdf format and in Word format.


NameAddress PhoneEmail WebsiteComments Mail Order
Aberconwy Nursery Glan Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Wales LL28 5TL 01492 580875 Website Outstanding range of alpines, woodlanders, herbaceous plants and shrubs. Nursery open mid-February - mid-October, Tuesday to Sunday 10-5. Phone for lists. Orders can be brought to many AGS and SRGC Shows. No Mail order.
Abriachan Garden Nursery The Davidson Family, Abriachan, Loch Ness-Side, Inverness, IV3 8LA 01463 861232 Website A wide selection of alpines and shrubs in the nursery and many can be found growing in the garden. Nursery and garden open daily February to November 9-7 (or dusk if earlier). Mail order.
Alpigena Nursery and Garden Bart Moerland, Bilderdijkstraat 129, 7442VK Nijverdal, Overijssel The Netherlands (00 31)0548 851 251 Website One of the finest selections of Saxifrages available and a range of alpines many of which can be seen in the garden. Nursery and garden only open by appointment. Mail order.
Alpine and Grasses Nursery Stephen and Hayley Willerton, Northgate, West Pinchbeck, Spalding, Lincs PE11 3TB 01775 640935 Website Good selection of alpines as well as a splendid range of grasses. Mail order.
Alpine Plant Centre Dr Steve Furness, Froggett Road, Calver, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S32 3ZD Not contactable by phone Website Brilliant selection of alpines including rare and hard to find species. Closed January and February otherwise Friday - Monday 10-5 (Sunday 1-5) No Mail order.
Ardfearn Nursery Bunchrew, Inverness, IV3 8RH, Scotland 01463 243250 Website Plantsman's Nursery with a huge range of alpines and shrubs. Mail order.
Ashwood Nurseries Ashwood Lower Lane, Kingswinford, West Midlands, DY6 0AE 01384 401996 Website Fantastic range of plants to gloat over. The best garden centre in the Country. Mail order.
Augis Bulbs Eugenijus Dambrauskas, Babtai, Kaunas, LT-54333, Lithuania Website Wonderful selection of high quality dwarf bulbs. Mail order only.
Avon Bulbs Burnt House Farm, Mid Lambrook, South Petherton Somerset, TA13 5HE 01460 242177 Website 28 Gold Medals at Chelsea with a fine range of spectacular but garden-worthy bulbs. Mail order.
Barnhaven Primroses Keranguiner, 22310 Plestin Les Grèves, France 0033 (0) 296356841 Website Home of the legendary Barnhaven Primroses, Auriculas, Asian and European Primula species and hybrids, Hellebores. Mail order.
Binny Plants Binny Estate, Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, Scotland, EH52 6NL 01506 858931 Website Wide range of alpines, ferns, grasses, shrubs and trees, herbaceous perennials and Paeonia. Open seven days 10-5. Mail order.
Border Alpines Chasty Lane, Chasty, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6NA 01409 253654 Website Alpines, small perennials, breeders of small geraniums. Mail order only.
Broadleigh Gardens Barn House, Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1AE 01823 286231 Website Expert range of small bulbs, herbaceous plants including Hellebores and Hepaticas; Pacific Coast Irises a speciality. Nursery and garden open all year Monday - Friday 9-4. Mail order
Cally Gardens - Kevin Hughes, Specialist Plants Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Scotland DG7 2DJ 01557 815228 Website
Choice Landscapes Priory Farm Nursery, 101 Salts Road, West Walton, Wisbech Cambs. PE14 7EF 01945 585051 Website Wide range of alpines. Nursery open by appointment. Pre-ordered plants may be delivered to shows. No Mail order.
Copton Ash Garden and Nursery Tim and Gillian Ingram, 105, Ashford Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 8XW 01785 535919 Website A plantsmans garden and nursery focusing on alpines and dry-loving plants with some woodlanders and other unusual plants. Snowdrops in winter. Garden and nursery open March - September, Wednesday - Friday 2-6 and otherwise by appointment. See web site for plant Show dates.
Craigiehall Nursery Carnwath, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML11 8LH 01555 840027 Website Small specialist alpine nursery with plants available all year round. Mail order only.
Daphnes.be (Herman Laporte) Ramsel, Belgium. (0032) 497 88 22 86 Website A fine selection of Daphnes together with Rhododendrons and alpines. Email or phone for lists. Mail order
D’arcy and Everest Meadowsweet Nursery, Pidley Sheep Lane, Somersham Cambs. PE28 3FL 01480 497672 Website Family run nursery specialising in alpines and sempervivums. If visiting please check first. Closed from last Saturday September to first week of March. Mail order
Desirable Plants Sarah and Julian Sutton Herbaceous perennials; Epimediums and other woodlanders; Galanthus; Watsonia; Gladiolus; Trtonia and very much more. Nursery not to open to the public. Mail order only.
De Reuvenkamp Martin Jensen, Tondenstraat 5, 6975 AB Tonden, The Netherlands 0031 (0) 6-47095858 Specialising in alpines mostly propagated on the nursery. Appointment only March-October. Mail order
Dryad Nursery Mrs Anne Wright, 130 Prince Rupert Drive, Tockwith, York, Yo26 7PU 01423 358791 Website Specialist in Snowdrops, miniature Daffodils, Hepatica, Anemones and other small bulbs in small quantities. Nursery not open to the public. Mail order only.
Edrom Nurseries Coldinghan, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, Scotland, TD14 5TZ 01890 771386 Website Long established and famous nursery with extensive ranges of alpines, bulbs, shrubs and trees. Nursery open March - end of September, Thursday - Monday 9-5 (10-4 on Sunday). Mail order
Edulis Nursery Paul Barney, The Walled Garden, Tidmarsh Lane, Pangbourne, Bucks. RG8 8HT 01635 578113 (Office only) Website Eclectic mix of rare plants and bulbs (some Snowdrops) including plants for shade. Large selection of edible plants. February 1 - October closed except for any Open Days (see Web Site). November 1 - January 31 visits by appointment and for collection of orders. Mail order
Eschmann (Jacob) Waltwil 51, 6032 Emmen, Switzerland 0041 41 260 64 73 Website Wonderful range of alpines and hardy orchids. Nursery open Monday - Friday 7.30-12.00 and 13.30-1730. Saturday 7.30-12. Mail order
Gerd Stopp Shakespearestrasse 10, 09127 Chemnitz, Germany (00)49 371 772007 High quality alpines including a wide range of Primula and Saxifraga. No email or Web Site but well worth getting hold of his lists which he produces twice each year. Mail order
Glendoick Garden Centre, Nursery and Garden Glencarse, Perthshire, PH2 7NS, Scotland 01738 860205 ((Nursery and Mail order.) Website A garden centre like you’ve never seen before. World famous for Rhododendrons and Azaleas and wide ranges of other plants, trees and shrubs. Nursery not open to the public. Garden Centre: winter, Monday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 10-5. Summer, Monday through Sunday 9-5.30. Garden: 1 April - 31 May, Monday - Friday 10-4, Saturday and Sunday 2-5. Mail order
Green Mile Nursery Ouden, Heirweg, 8570 Anzegem, Belgium Website Small nursery specialising in plants and seeds of woodlanders including Trillium, Paris, Podophyllum and Arisaema. Open 1 February - 1 October Thursday 2-7, Saturday and Sunday 9-5 (email first before visiting). Mail order
Growild Nursery Loganhill Farm, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA8 3BX, Scotland Website Specialising in rare and unusual plants and seeds including hardy perennials from Japan, China, the Himalayas and North America. Seed is collected from plants growing in the farms meadow and woodland. Mail order only.
Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries Gary McDermott, Harperley, Stanley, Durham DH9 9UB 01207 233318 Website Chelsea Gold winning nursery specialising in alpines, woodland and bog plants and more unusual perennials, specimen trees, shrubs and bamboos. Nursery open by appointment. Mail order
Hartside Nursery Garden Neil and Sue Huntley, Nr. Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BL 01434 381372 Website Specialising in alpines, woodlanders, Primula, Rhododendron, dwarf conifers and hardy ferns. See web site for opening times and dates. Mail order
Hazles Cross Farm Nursery Hollins Lane, Kingsley, Staffordshire, ST10 2EP 01538 752669 Website Specialising in Hellebore plants and seeds, Trillium and a range of rare and unusual perennials. Mail order
Himalayan Gardens Ltd. Inshewan Estate, Inshewan by Forfar, Angus, DD8 3TU, Scotland +44 1414163536 Website An eclectic range of plants and bulbs from Achimenes to Zingiber. Mail order only.
Ian Christie Alpines 9, Downfield, Westmuir, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 5LP, Scotland 01575 572977 A real specialist alpine grower with a special range of alpine plants and bulbs, Scottish snowdrops and Meconopsis. Open by appointment only. Mail order Sept-March.
Jaap Duijs Harweg 2, 6731 SE, Otterlo, The Netherlands 031(0)318591777 Website Extensive range of bulbs and corms. Specialities are seedlings of Tulbaghia, Rhodohypoxis, Hypoxis and x Rhodoxis. Open Tuesday - Saturday 1.30-5.30. Mail order
Jacques Amand International The Nurseries, Clamp Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 3JS 020 8420 7110 Website Important major supplier of extensive ranges of bulbs and corms. Nursery open Monday -Friday 9-5.30. Saturday seasonal. Mail order
Kevock Garden Plants Kevock Road, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18 1HX, Scotland 0131 454 0660 Website Specialising in extensive ranges of unusual alpines, woodlanders and bog plants; bulbs and corms. Nursery not open to the public. Mail order
Laneside Hardy Orchids Jeff Hutchings, 74, Croston Road, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1HR 01995 605537 Use Contact Us on Web Site Website Hardy orchid specialist with an extensive selection. Mail order
Lithuanian Rare Bulb Garden Leonid Bondarenko, Golvonu 7-25, 07140 Vilnius-10, Lithuania Website Wide range of bulbs and corms from the Lithuanian specialist. Mail order
Little Heath Farm Nursery Little Heath Lane, Potten End, Berkhamstead, Herts. HP4 2RT 07835 200789 Website Specialising in alpines, perennials, ferns, trees and shrubs. Nursery open every day 10-4. No Mail order
Long Acre Plants Charlton Musgrove, Nr. Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8EX 01963 32802 Website Plantsman‟s nursery with a wide range of plants for shade including hardy Ferns, perennials and shrubs. Mail order
Macplants Berrybank Nursery, 5, Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA, Scotland 01875 341179 Website Large range of interesting and unusual plants including own-bred Autumn Gentians; Meconopsis; alpines; ferns; perennials; grasses and bamboos. Nursery open: mid-March – 30 September 7 days 10.30-5. 1-31 October, Monday-Friday only 10-4. 1 November - mid-March by appointment only. Mail order
Matt Bishop Snowdrops Use Contact Us on Web Site Website Specialist in unusual and sought-after Galanthus. Nursery not open to the public. Internet Ebay only
Mendle Nursery 01724 850864 Use Contact Us on Web Site Website Specialising in Saxifrage, Sempervivum and Jovibarba. Nursery open Tuesday – Sunday 10-4.30 Mail order
Milan Sembol Oparska 1136, 70800, Ostrava-8, Czech Republic Cypripedium, Pleione, seedlings from Saxifraga Section Kabschia and seed from alpine plants. Mail order
Miniature and Choice Bulbs (Choice Bulbs and Plants) 49 Winslow Close, Witherwick, Sunderland,Tyne & Wear SR5 5RZ 0044 7881 560516 Website Extensive selection of dwarf and larger bulbs. Mail order only.
Monksilver Nursery Joe Sharman, Oakington Road, Cottenham, Cambridge, CB24 8TW 01954 251555 Website Perhaps best known for his Galanthus but also with ranges of perennials, ferns, grasses and shrubs. Nursery open March – June, Friday and Saturday only 10-4, and again in October. Mail order
Nova Zahrada Aleksandr Naumenko, Morice 47, Morice okres Prostejov 798-28, Czech Republic Website Developing range of plants, bulbs and seeds including from the Tian-Shan. Mail order only.
Parham Bungalow Plants John and Dot Sample, Parham Lane, Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts. SN10 4QA 01380 812605 Specialises in alpines for outdoors or alpine house, including many less common varieties. Nursery open 1 March - end of September Wednesday to Sunday 10-5. Email or call for Lists. Mail order
Peninsula Primulas Philip Bankhead, 72 Ballyeasborough Road, Kircubbin, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, BT22 1AD 02842 772193 Website Outstanding range of many Primula species and hybrids, and Auriculas. Nursery not open to the public. Mail order
Peters (Jurgan and Susanne) Allerlei Seltenes, Auf dem Flidd 20, D-25436, Uetersen, Germany 49 (0) 41 22/33 12 Website Wonderful range of alpine species and varieties including Hepatica, Gentian, Hellebore, Viola and Campanula. Nursery open March - June, August - November, Monday - Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-12. July and December– February by appointment. Mail order
Pflanze and Co. Renate Brinkers, Westmarscher Strasse 8, 49811 Lingen, Germany 0049 5963/292313 ...... Website Impossible to describe the breadth of her catalogue in a few words. You have to look. Nursery open only by appointment. Mail order
Pitcairn Alpines Susan Band, Scotts Park, Pitcairngreen, Perth, PH1 3LT, Scotland. 7970717241 Website A wonderful range of bulbs and corms all grown on the nursery. Nursery not open to the public. Mail order only.
Plants for Small Gardens Goosegate, Bridford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7LW 01647 252010 Website Over 350 varieties of dwarf, hardy rockery and alpine plants grown on the nursery nearly 1000 feet up on the edge of Dartmoor. Nursery not open to the public. Mail order only.
Potterton’s Nursery Moortown Road, Nettleton, Caistor, Lincs. LN7 6HX 01472 851714 Website Extensive range of alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. Large alpine garden. Nursery and garden open late February/early March to mid-October, Tuesday to Saturday 10-4, otherwise by appointment. Special Nursery Open Day Saturday 10 September 2016. Mail order
Rare Bulb Nursery-Latvia Liga Popova (Janis Ruksans) Vecpulkas, LV-4151 Stalbe, Latvia Website Important specialist bulb nursery with extensive ranges. Mail order only.
Rare Plants Dr. Paul Christian, PO Box 468, Wrexham, LL13 9XR 01978 366399 Website Specialising in bulbs, tubers, rhizomes and woodland perennials. Mail order only.
Rumbling Bridge Nursery Graeme and Hilary Butler, Brigland Estate, Rumbling Bridge, Kinross, KY13 0PS 01577 840160 Website Alpines, small woodlanders, dwarf bulbs and dwarf shrubs. Nursery only open to the public by prior appointment. Mail order
Slack Top Nurseries and Garden Michael and Allison Mitchell, 22A Slack Top, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7HA 01422 845348 Website Alpine specialists. Garden and Nursery open 10-5 Friday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays from early March to early September. Otherwise by appointment. Mail order
SneeuwklokjesHof Bucaneve Gerard Oud, Gedeputeerde Laanweg 64, 1619 PB Andijk, The Netherlands 0031 (0)228 591300 Snowdrop specialist. See Web Site for details of nursery open days. Mail order
Thuya Alpine Nursery Simon Bond, Glebelands, Hartpury, Gloucester, GL19 3BW 01452 7000548 (between 9-930AM or 7-9PM) Splendid ranges of alpine plants, trees and shrubs and dwarf bulbs with a typed list that is a joy to read. Nursery closed early December to mid-February. Otherwise ring to see if he is open. Mail order
Timpany Nurseries and Garden Susan Tindall, 77 Magheratimpany Road, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, Northern Ireland BT24 8PA 00(44) 02897 562812 Website Full ranges of alpines, woodlanders, hardy ferns, perennials and shrubs. Open winter for nursery only Tuesday to Saturday 10-dusk. Please phone before making a journey. Spring, summer and autumn for Nursery and Garden, Tuesday to Saturday 10-5.30. Sunday by appointment. Mail order
Yuzawa Engei China None Website Small Japanese nursery with unusual alpines, woodlanders and perennials. Mail order
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