Whether you're decorating indoors, designing a courtyard or creating a green space on the balcony, you'll find the perfect pots or sleeves (for indoor plants) for your needs at Mappins. Our range includes everything from basic terracotta pots through to elegant glazed ceramics and an eclectic selection of designer pots in a wide variety of sizes.  Our large pots can even be transformed into a simple yet stunning water feature. We carry Australian Designers such… Continue reading
3 Cacti


Cactus and succulents are perfectly suited to the urban environment, whether it's a balcony in full sun or a bright indoor room.  Alone they have a beautiful symmetry.  In a group they can create a stunning, incredibly low maintenance feature. Mappins stocks Brisbane's best range of succulents and cacti in a myriad of forms, shapes and sizes.  Whether you're a collector or simply wanting a low maintenance garden, you'll find something in our range.  From… Continue reading
Parsley Rosemary and Thyme

Kitchen Garden

Turn any size space into a productive space - whether it's a windowsill balcony, courtyard or back yard.  Mappins range of herbs, vegetables and fruit trees is perfect for starting your own kitchen garden. Our staff can help you advice and selecting the right plants for your kitchen garden.  Mappins has everything you need to bring fresh home grown produce to your table.  Our range includes: Herb and vegetable seeds and seedlings suited to our… Continue reading


Mappins are the premier Brisbane retailer for aquatic plants and pond fish. Tap into our decades of water garden experience as we help you to design, build and maintain your water feature or pond.  Our range includes: Pumps Gravel substrates Sub-aquatic grasses (oxygenators) Water Lilies Fringe Lilies Floating Nardoo Papyrus Echinorodus Colocasia Baumea Lepironia Goldfish Rainbows Blue Eyes White Clouds Continue reading

Aquarium Supplies

Mappins Nursery + Aquarium have a small range of elements you require to design and equip and maintain your aquarium or fish bowls.  Whether you’re looking for a stunning piece of driftwood to create a 'wow factor' or a new heater, we can certainly help. Our range includes: Glassware Hardscaping materials including gravel, rocks and driftwood A eclectic range of large and small, unique driftwood pieces Heaters and small range of air pumps Fish and crustaceans… Continue reading


Mappins is Brisbane's inner-city local fish shop. We stock a range of affordable freshwater fish for ponds and aquariums. Male Siamese Fighting Fish Goldfish for ponds and aquariums Pacific Blue Eyes (native) Frog-friendly pond fish Aquatic Snails  Shrimp Fish bowls Cleaning equipment Fish food Water Treatments Durable sub-aquatic plants Acclimating Your Fish Continue reading
Red Water Lilies

Aquatic Plants

We stock Brisbane’s best range of aquatic and semi-aquatic plants to complete your pond or water garden. Add colour and beauty to any water feature with our flowering lilies, irises and semi-aquatic native orchids. Choose from our range or aquatic grasses, colocasias (elephant ears) and other plants will provide a wildlife-friendly environment for frogs and fish. Continue reading
Hoya Kokedama


The simple yet striking Japanese art form of Kokedama is beautiful, raw and organic. At Mappins we stock Brisbane's best and most unique range of these living artworks. From simple beginnings of plants, soil, moss and twine a striking and unique piece is created. Kokedamas can be hung individually or as a collection to create a vertical feature. Alternatively place a kokedama on any surface to make a great statement piece. If you're feeling inspired… Continue reading