Perennial Hill

Mittagong, NSW, 2575

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Situated on the 'sunny side' of Mt. Gibraltar, Perennial Hill is a jewel in the making. This one acre garden grows many rare and unusual plants, creating a garden of immense beauty and tranquility. The garden is divided into a series of rooms with different themes and contrasting styles which include magnificent dry-stone walls and unique poplar 'hurdles'. Full of variety, this charming garden shows country life at it's best.

Open Garden Dates/Times

SeptemberSaturday 30 10:00AM - 4:00PM
OctoberSunday 01 to Monday 02 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 07 to Sunday 08 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 10:00AM - 4:00PM
NovemberSaturday 04 to Sunday 05 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $8

Children 16 & under free.
Seniors $7

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards

Location & Contact Info

  • 1 Nero Street.
  • Mittagong, NSW, 2575

Local Climate Zone: 8-9 - Cool Temperate to Alpine

Summer avg. Max: 24°C Winter avg. Min: 2°C
Avg Frost Days:59
Annual Rainfall avg: 935mm. Summer avg. 268mm.
No. of rainy days: 48 Winter avg. 175mm.

Also open on Sat, 30 September 2017

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Garden Guide

We commenced construction of the garden in 2001. Although we didn't have a 'master plan' we knew we'd be able to create an interesting garden due to the slope of the 1 acre block.

There were some existing eucalypts on the proper ...

The Cottage Garden

The Cottage Garden in Summer.

The Flower Walk

Enjoy a stroll down this garden path!

The Perennial 'Island'

The 'Island' is an abundance of colour in Summer!

The Perennial 'Island'

Another 'sneak peek' of the Island.....

The Parterre

Just can't get enough of those Coneflowers!

Visitor Comments

Perennial Hill is such a lovely garden. The creativity and work that has been done is absolutely amazing. We visited the garden today. Julie answered our questions we had about the garden and I will be back as I cannot wait to see what summer will be in the garden. Glenda and Andy.
Glenda - September 2017
My husband and I visited this garden at the end of February and were entranced by its beauty. The wild colourful perennial borders, the stunning purple flowering potato tree, the beautiful English courtyard that transports you to another time and the magical woodland trails. Julie and Craig were also so generous with their knowledge, plants and other gardens to visit in the area. We'll definitely be visiting again and recommend all other garden lovers to do so too!
Adelaide - March 2017
Our second visit to this garden. So inspiring. Helps us to clarify what we want to do in our own little cottage garden on a hill. Julie shares her extensive knowledge so willingly. I'm sure we'll be back.
Lynne - January 2017
This is a truly gorgeous garden packed with wonderful plants and landscaping.A treasure trove of great gardening inspiration and a delightful way to spend an hour or two.Friendly and informative hosts made the experience memorable.Complimentary tea and coffee and toilet facilities were much appreciated.
Marguerite - October 2016
Perennial Hill garden is a wonderland of garden creativity. Each garden room is crowned with a special feature. I have visited gardens all over the world. Perennial Hill is up there with the best! Judith
Judith - September 2016

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