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Natives, exotics, rarities, shade & sun-loving plants

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in the garden as the harsh heat of summer is long gone and it's still mild enough for plants to flourish.

If you are looking to revive your front or back garden, make sure to head to this year's National Palm and Cycad Sale and Show in the wonderful location of Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium.

Proudly presented by the Palm and Cycad Society of Australia on the weekend of 2nd - 3rd March, the event offers Brisbane's keen gardeners the largest range of native and exotic palms and cycads on show and sale in Australia!

There are literally hundreds of plant varieties to see and purchase at affordable prices. This includes dwarf to giants, feather & fans and includes sun lovers, shade lovers and drought hardy plants, as well as palms and cycads not commonly grown in SE Queensland!

Whether you are after just a few plants to liven up your garden or are in the midst of creating a brand new garden, the Palm and Cycad Sale and Show is sure to inspire. Experts will be on hand to offer practical advice and help you select the best palms and cycad species for your garden.

Complementing the impressive plant display is a selection of educational displays and a pop-up bookstore, where you'll find specialist books, magazines and posters at drastically discounted prices.

The doors are open from 9am to 4pm on Saturday and 9am to 3pm on Sunday.

General admission is just $3 ($2 for concession holders). On entry, guests will receive an informative handout detailing the variety of native and exotic palms and cycads and what to look out for (and purchase).

All Society members are welcome to bring plants to sell. Discover how to join the National Palm and Cycad Society here.

For more information on this event and a sneak peek at what's on offer, please visit

Free parking is available at the venue.

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When: 2-3 March 2019
Where: Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium
Cost: $3 per adult, $2 concession
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This is always a great event, not to be missed, once a year!
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