Corynanthera flava is a unique species indigenous to Western Australia and is a highly sought flower, valued for its long whispery racemes of small golden yellow flowers which flower in time for Christmas. Corynanthera flava is predominantly bush picked with … Continued
The purpose of the study tour and market visit was to provide new business opportunities for Australian wildflower growers, including meeting industry professionals such as retailers, wholesalers, importers and growers from all over Japan and Asia. Meetings were also organised with … Continued
Pearlflowers are a relatively new type of waxflower. They have been given this name to distinguish them from other waxflowers because they are feature flowers in their own right, in contrast to the longer-established cultivars, which are used as feature fillers. The shiny, large, red … Continued
Slideshow overview from the Australian Flower Export Council 2005.
The cut flower industry is expanding world-wide and Australia is actively seeking to generate niche markets for its unique range of native flora. Because Australia is geographically isolated from the high volume markets of Europe and North America, growers are … Continued
The majority of Australian grown wildflowers are exported. All countries have controls, regulations and inspections of fresh plant materials transported into their territory. The United States Department of Agriculture inspects flowers exported from Australia into USA, and any shipments found to … Continued
The spectacular king protea is a major cut flower. It is grown in many countries and has a long flowering season. Like most proteas, it originates from South Africa.
Boronia is a filler product grown for its dainty, small, 4-petalled flowers densely clustered along the stems. Boronia heterophylla is the main species grown commercially for cut flowers.
The aim of this project is to assist industry to further develop and commercialise five north Queensland native foliage species. Previous RIRDC funded research (DAQ-262A) resulted in the identification of five native foliage species for further development and commercialisation. These … Continued
This report aims to provide members of the Australian wildflower and native plants industry with the necessary information to help them make informed choices about ecolabels available in their export markets. The report also considers the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a … Continued