The Collectors’ Plant Fair Sydney 2018

The Collectors’ Plant Fair Sydney returns in 2018 with over 90 growers from all over Australia, bringing their array of unusual and rare plants to you. It will be on next weekend, 7th and 8th of April.

Bring your friends, buy a plant that is not easily available, chat with growers and experts, find that book or have a coffee or some of the other great food available and enjoy a day out amongst other plant lovers. There is so much to see and do.

Parking is available on site and the venue is also a short walk from Clarendon Station. All the information you will need is at the link below:

http://www.collectorsplantfair.com/

Details:

Dates:                             Sat & Sun 7-8, April 2018

Times:

  • Saturday April 8, 8am to 4pm
  • Sunday April 9, 9am to 4pm

Venue:                          Hawkesbury Race Club,

Address:                      1 Racecourse Rd, Clarendon NSW

Tickets can be pre-booked or bought on the day at the gate. Find all the details at:
Print out the brochure with map location of all stalls, food sellers and amenities here:

Some pictures taken at last year’s fair:

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A beautiful bunch of waterlilies from Wallis Creek Watergarden, NSW
IMG_20170408_092248-orchids
Johnson Orchids offered their beautiful orchids for sale
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An amazing array of bromeliads showing unusual varieties.
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Bromeliad flowers are always colourful set against the green of their foliage.
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Many unusual plants for you to see like this Boophone plant from South Africa. (click for detail)
IMG_20170408_091749-Haemanthus-Giant
The Haemanthus is a South African genus of flowering plants in the family amaryllidaceae.
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The spectacular Paintbrush Lilly –  Haemanthus coccineus
IMG_20170408_094257-large Dahlia
This large dahlia was absolutely stunning.
IMG_20170408_084816-Sturt's Desert Pea
My favourite of the day, Sturts Desert Pea up close
IMG_20170408_102418-Devonshire Tea
We enjoyed a  lovely Devonshire tea at the McCabe Cafe overlooking the racecourse.  
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On the site there is a large White Cape Chestnut tree covered in amazing orchid like flowers.
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Look up as you walk through the site to glimpse the beauty of the massed flowers.
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There are places to rest and look out at stalls and racecourse from the stands.

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