Open Garden Details

Red Gums

22-30 Drakes Road, Drysdale 3222

Opening Information

Saturday 12 May and Sunday 13 May 2018

10.00am - 4.30pm

Entry price $8 (U18 free). Students $5


Red Gums is an inspiring six acre garden designed by renowned landscape architect Sam Cox to complement the large stand of remnant Red Gums that sit amongst 3 billabongs in the front garden. This is one of the largest stands of remnant Red Gums in the area. The garden is a fully Australian native garden.

Planting areas were created to ‘impersonate’ nature, with soft curving lines and generous sized garden beds filled with an abundance of different species of acacias, banksias, grevilleas, leptospermums and eucalypts.

Visitors are encouraged to meander amongst the beds and weave their way through casuarinas, correas and poas.

The garden is a harmonious array of texture, colour and structure. Other feature plants include an old Moreton Bay Fig and orchard area, as well as an underground cellar.


Sam Cox will talk about the garden at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday


Information and advice on garden visiting 


Click here for Garden Notes - Download and Print

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Garden notes are written by the garden owners to describe their garden.
Download and print to bring when you visit the garden. 

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How to find us

22-30 Drakes Road, Drysdale 3222