Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Pisa

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Pisa

Pisa’ is a very versatile Leucadendron developed in NZ. Willowy stems bear many short side branches, each densely covered with whorls of silvery green, slightly twisted leaves and terminating in a flower head featuring yellow to lime-yellow bracts (botanically these are involucre leaves rather … Continued
Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Protea Grandicolor

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Protea Grandicolor

This beautiful Protea is relatively new to floristry. It has very large flowerheads (9–10 cm tall) consisting of a soft central mass of raspberry to rustypink flowers surrounded by tiers of large, pale green bracts edged with deep pink to maroon hairs.
Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Jubilee Crown

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Jubilee Crown

Leucadendron has multi-branched stems densely covered with narrow green leaves, and each tipped with a strawberry pink to red round cone cupped by spirally arranged green bracts with reddish tips. The colour of the cones can vary considerably, due to different growing … Continued
Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers and revised manual of postharvest treatments for wildflowers

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers and revised manual of postharvest treatments for wildflowers

This report describes how the project developed a series of easy to use quality specifications for the major wildflower products traded on Australia’s domestic and export markets. These provide the ‘minimum acceptable’ product specifications at market entry, using photos and easy to … Continued