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September 2012

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

"Where the Wild Flowers Grow" - Enterprising Gippsland

The popularity of native Australian flowers as cut flowers has grown in the past decade and a farm at Longford is supplying boutique bunches to an increasingly demanding market locally and overseas.

Monday, 3 September 2012

"Commercialisation of Western Australian Beauties" - Passion to Profit

The Geraldton Waxflower is a popular flower used by florists in cut-flower arrangements. It is considered to be one of Australia’s most famous wildflowers, and this popularity has spurred the development of plants with many different colourations (white, yellow, pink, purple, lilac, and bicolours). In recent times WAFX has recently entered into two commercialisation and research projects with government bodies – both related to waxflower breeding and commercialisation.

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