Phoenix Perennials is a dynamic, award-winning, cutting edge retail and mail order nursery and garden centre in Richmond, BC, part of Metro Vancouver. We grow the majority of our own plants including perennials, shrubs, trees, vines, groundcovers, succulents, edibles and more, host regular workshops and special events, and are active on diverse social media.

Christmas Rose Pre-Sale
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10% Off Holiday Gift Certificates
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Garden Tour
Gardens & Flora
of New Zealand

January 15-30*, 2017

Join alumni UBC and tour leaders Phoenix Perennials owner Gary Lewis and Gardening 101 Radio Show host Jeff de Jong to see the gardens, flora, scenery and culture of New Zealand.

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GARDENING 101 with Jeff De Jong, CFAX AM 1070
Poisonous Plants Download
Black Magic: Black Flowers and Foliage Download (6.2 Mb)

Scary Plants - Happy Halloween Download PDF
Garden Plants of the World
South America | North America | Asia | Africa
| Europe | OZ/NZ
For catalogues and podcasts from previous shows click here.

A Primer on Spring Bulbs
Bulbs for the PNW & BC
Bulbs for the Rocky Mountains


CTV Morning Live
"Turning Black Thumbs Green"
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We offer tons of exciting workshops every year. View Full Schedule

A great service for DIY gardeners who need some extra help. Click here for details »

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VISITING FROM THE US?: We can arrange a phytosanitary certificate so you can take your plants home. Click here for more details.




Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
3380 No. 6 Road
Richmond, BC, V6V 1P5, Canada
Phone and Fax: 604-270-4133

Nursery Email: info at
Mail Order Email: mailorder at

Open Seven Days a Week, 10am-5pm
February 27th through November 2nd, 2015
Directions to the Nursery

Forms of Payment at the Nursery
We are happy to accept VISA, Mastercard, debit, cheque (with ID) and cash.
Some customers ask us which form of payment we prefer.
Due to the increasing merchant fees associated with credit cards, payment by cash, cheque and debit is better for the nursery.

Revolutionary 100 Garden Centers 2015 -- Awarded by Today's Garden Center Magazine to the top 100 most successful, cutting edge, and influential garden centres in the US and Canada.
Top 10 Under 40 -- Phoenix Perennials owner Gary Lewis was selected as one of Canada's Top 10 horticultural professionals Under 40 for 2014 by Greenhouse Canada Magazine.
Garden Centre of the Year 2012 and 2013 -- Winner of the "Growing Gardeners" Category of the Chrysler Garden Centre of the Year Awards 2012 & 2013 presented by the Canada Nursery Landscape Association for our dedication to educating gardeners of all ages and all gardening abilities through our workshops, speaking engagements and online content including the e-newsletter, email alerts, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
BCLNA Communicator of the Year -- Awarded to Phoenix Perennials owner Gary Lewis.
2013 -- Winner
2012 -- Nominated

Best of Richmond, Readers' Survey
- Best Garden Store -- Third Place
- Best Garden Store -- Second Place
- Best Customer Service (in all of Richmond among all businesses!) -- Third Place
Best Garden Store -- Third Place


Constant Contact All Star Award 2012-2014 -- Phoenix Perennials has been selected as one of the most successful companies that use Constant Contact out of more than 500,000 of their customers worldwide. Constant Contact provides the system that we use to send out our E-Newsletter and our new Email Alerts as well as our online registration for our workshops.

Because such a high percentage of you, our loyal customers, read our E-Newsletter and Alerts, interact with their content and links and register for our workshops, Phoenix has been recognized with the All Star Award for the past three years.

Groupon's Vancouver's Finest -- Phoenix Perennials was selected as "Vancouver's Finest" by Groupon who chose the 25 best businesses in Vancouver from the thousands of businesses that they worked with in 2011 and 2012. Each customer was polled by Groupon after using their Groupon voucher at Phoenix and asked if they would recommend our nursery to their friends. More than 1000 people responded and 92% of them said YES!

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