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Are you looking for the best orchid nurseries in Brisbane?

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite orchid nurseries where you can find orchids for sale as well as tips for caring for these beautiful plants!

Orchids are a beautiful flower that add a sense of class and grace to your home. These spectacular blooms can be quite finicky, but with the right care can make a beautiful addition to your home – both inside and out. Here’s what you need to know about orchid nurseries in Brisbane. Gardening can be a great way to connect with your children – so why not start with something beautiful?

What is an orchid?

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An orchid is a plant with complex flowers. They are often quite ‘showy’ with a large specialised lip (known as a labellum) and a spur. Orchid plants and orchid flowers grow all across the world and are great in hot houses or controlled environments.

There are a huge variety of types of orchids.

Popular orchid varieties:

  • Cooktown Orchid
  • Thai Orchid
  • Cymbidium Orchid
  • Blue Orchid
  • Phalaenopsis Orchid

These wonderful plants have unique evolutionary factors. They produce intense masses of pollen (which increases the chances of pollination) and can spread quite easily as a result. They use other plants as bases to support their growth.

The orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength – making them a great gift as well as a wonderful addition for your home. 

Tips for Orchid Care

Orchids need a lot of water BUT they need to be left alone to dry out a little between waterings. You can check by poking your finger into the soil. If your finger is dry, it needs to be watered. If your orchid is indoors it needs between fifty to seventy perfect humidity to do well. Remember that these are predominantly tropical plants so they thrive in the heat. 

Looking after orchids – they need:

  • Good lighting
  • Good watering
  • Warm temperatures
  • Removal of dead blooms
  • To NOT be potted into soil – check with your orchid nurseries Brisbane stockist for appropriate repotting orchids techniques

Orchids for sale at orchid nurseries in Brisbane

You can find orchids for sale across Brisbane. From beautiful Thai Orchids to the Cymbidium Orchid.

This is a good list if you are looking for an orchid nursery Brisbane:

Fame Orchids Brisbane

A family run business that pride themselves on offering customers an extensive range of quality products including flowering orchids, orchid seedlings, orchid shade houses display all at competitive prices. They have a one stop shop for all your orchids needs and advice, with prompt friendly service. They operate 7 days a week between 8am & 4pm.

Address: 119 Boundary Road, Thornlands

Phone: 3206 4385

Website: Click here 

Aranbeem Orchids Brisbane

Aranbeem Orchids is one of Australia’s best, and longest operating orchid nurseries in Brisbane with a record of quality orchid plants, flowerings, and innovations. The nursery grew from an overgrown backyard hobby collection of Roy and Betty Maidment in suburban Brisbane. In the mid-seventies, growers would put their initials on the orchid pots they exhibited in shows. From their initials came the nursery name Aranbeem – Ar (R) an (and) be (B) em (M)

Address: Priests Road and Emberside Street, Deception Bay 

Phone: 3888 3637

Website: Click here

Fong Ping Orchids Brisbane

Orchid nursery, tissue culture products and ornamental plants. Adenium specialist.

Address: 242-246 Koplick Road, Chambers Flat

Phone: 0410 645 988 

Capalaba Nursery and Landscape Supplies in Brisbane (call beforehand to check that they are in stock)

Address: 308 Mount Cotton Road, Capalaba

Phone: 3390 3466

Website: Click here

Orchid Shows Brisbane

Here is a list of the upcoming orchid shows Brisbane will host:

JULY

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14

John Oxley Orchid Show

Auditorium, Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha – click here

Friday 26, Saturday 27 & Sunday 28

Caboolture Orchid Show

Morayfield Community Centre, Morayfield Road, Morayfield

AUGUST

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18

North Brisbane Orchid Show

Auditorium, Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Friday 23, Saturday 24 & Sunday 25

ANOS Conference

Strathpine Community Centre, 119 Gympie Road, Strathpine (Entry is off Mecklem Road)

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25

Logan & District Orchid Show

Springwood State School, Springwood Road, Springwood

Saturday 31

Redlands Orchid Show

Donald Simpson Centre, 172 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15

West Brisbane Orchid Show

Auditorium, Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22

Eastern Districts Orchid Show

Belmont Shooting Complex

1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October

Queensland Orchid Society Show

Belmont Shooting Complex

1485 Old Cleveland Road, Belmont

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3

North Moreton Orchid Council Show

Auditorium, Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24

Orchid Species Society Show

Auditorium, Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

For other orchid show locations – click here

Orchid Nurseries Brisbane

We hope that this information was helpful for you in your search for orchid nurseries in Brisbane. Got any other hot (house) spots? Let us know in the comments. 

 

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