Company background

Company background

Doran Nurseries is a specialist heather producer and is one of Ireland’s leading nurseries dedicated to providing our customers with the widest range of top quality plants.

We supply and deliver an extensive range of plants, planters and window boxes to Garden centres, DIY Stores, Landscape Architects and Garden Designers, Local Authorities, Golf Courses and Hotels .

Some of the Most Popular Varieties of Heather are;

Erica Carnea
Winter spring flowering, low growing good colour flowers and wide range of colour foliage good ground cover suitable for all soil types. Frost hardy.
Erica Daleyensis
Also winter spring flowering, easy to grow more bushy than the carpeting Erica Carnea, so keep this in mind when purchasing. Suitable for all soil types. A frost hardy plant with magnificent colourful flower and foliage.
Calluna Vulgaris
Flowers late summer to late autumn. These are among the hardiest of heathers and most varies, flowers can be single or double, with a massive range of colours and many with interesting foliage. Needs peat (light acid soils)
Erica Cinerea

This variety is a let spring and summer bloomer. Flower colours vary greatly and spectacular in bloom, also so a couple with great foliage. Celebration and Fiddlers Gold. Best in acid soil.

Erica Vagan

Flowers from July to October. A most attractive and unusual plant, they are very symmetrical with bell shaped flowers and provides a useful range of colour. Suitable for most soil types.

Daboecia Cantabrica
This species is commonly known as the “Irish Bell Heather”, originally from the west of Ireland. These flower for over five months with two major flushes in early summer and autumn. Likes acid soil.

We have a fabulous range of “planters” and “containers”

The following is just a small sample of our product range ….

Wicker Basket Range * Rustic birch-baskets * Clay Pots * Wooden Barrels


We have been in business for over 26 years and are constantly striving to improve the quality and marketability of our products and services to our customers.

This year we have made some changes to our present lines with the focus being on the product and adding value to same i.e. we have just launched a new range of “planters for all seasons”. Please feel free to contact us and we are happy to arrange visits to the nursery.



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Doran's Heathers

Business Established In


Markets Serviced

Garden Centres, DIY Stores, Landscape Architects and Graden Designers, Local Authorities, Golf Courses and Hotels

Products Produced

Plants, Planters and Window Boxes

Specialist Lines

Specialist Heather Nursery Being The No.1 Producer of Irish Grown Heathers

Contact Details


Timahoe, Donadea, Naas, Co. Kildare. Ireland

Primary contact

Larry Doran


+353 (0) 45 863644

Email address