In recent years, growers and others in the industry have been commenting on an apparent change in the quantities of imported flowers entering the Australian market. In general, most of the reports seem to relate to a steady increase in imports, which has raised discussion about the potential impact of these changes on the Australian production industry. The supply and use of cut flower and foliage products within the country is a diverse network of activity. Floral products are supplied by multiple industry sectors, including local and interstate farming operations and international markets. Patterns of supply also vary depending on factors such as season, local production limitations and demand at different times of the year. Given this complexity, there is not always a straightforward way to answer the question: Where are all the flowers from? 

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