A spikey addiction to Orthophytums

You know you have an addiction to the spikey goodness of orthophytums and sincoreas when they start closing in around you. With all this extra time in isolation, we have been cleaning up the collection and removing all the dead mothers to get them ready for feeding. Even the weeding is done. Would you believe…

Alcantareas make great ground stock…

This mild sunny weather has been wonderful for our gardens. We’ve been hard at work in all of our greenhouses. Have now finished work on all the Alcantarea Houses. The Alcantarea Divine Plum has to be one of our faves!! These are some nice variants that we have been growing from seed for the last…

A few snaps from around Wildfire Garden

Wow, it’s been a while since we posted. Here are a few snaps from around the place.  Keep an eye out for upcoming news. Our next show is in mid-April in Brisbane. Come and visit at the show or give us a call to make an appointment,

Ideas for Christmas are blooming

Broms are coming into bloom with this hot and humid weather. Come and see us at the Tropical Foliage Festival this 24-25 November.

A Mexican adventure in search of Tilandsias & Orchids

Late post alert. In late May, Cheryl returned from a trip to Mexico where she, along with a group of others from Bromeliad Society international travelled through the states of Oaxaca and Chiapa in search of tilandsias, orchids and cycads growing in their natural environment. Why did you choose this trip? I had travelled to…

A Tropical Affair

It’s time for a Tropical Affair. The event is hosted by the International Cordyline Society and located in the auditorium at Brisbane’s Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens. There will be an incredible variety of tropical foliage plants including new releases, rare plants and old favourites offering the quality cordylines, bromeliads, gingers, costas, heliconias, orchids, palms and…

It’s the festive season at Wildfire

It was a sweltering day at Wildfire Garden nursery with the temperature hitting 34 degrees.  We still managed to get outside for a little bit for a walk around the garden with Sunny our ridgeback cross.

Tropical Foliage Festival Cleveland

The International Cordyline Society are hosting the Tropical Foliage Festival this 18-19 November at the Cleveland Assembly Hall. If you want the best quality cordylines, bromelaids, gingers, costas, heliconias, orchids, palms come down and say hi. There will be a monster raffle and a rare plant auction.

Spring is in the air at the Bromeliad Bonanza

If you haven’t been able to make it to the Wildfire Garden Bromeliad Nursery on the Sunshine Coast, and you are based in Brisbane or just happen to be in town this weekend, take the chance to meet Cheryl at the 2017 Spring Bonanza. There will be thousands of bromeliads on display. Get in early…