Flowers

The Queensland cut flower and foliage industry generates revenue of over $150 million each year. There are over 180 growers distributed throughout the state clustered near the main population centres along the east coast. Queensland’s size and climate variation mean it produces a large variety of flowers, including traditional flowers such as rose and gerbera as well as tropicals and natives.

Flower Facts

Queensland’s largest cut flower and foliage export markets are Japan, USA and Europe.

Flower farms are clustered close to markets around Cairns, Bundaberg, Toowoomba, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast

Queensland grows the majority of Australia’s tropical flowers and foliage

The Flower Association is the country’s de facto national peak industry body

Flower farmers are some of the most efficient users of water due to the intensive style of growing and high crop value

The association also publishes the national industry journal Australian Flower Industry magazine

Representative group for the Flower industry

Representing farmers, wholesalers and retail members of the cut flower and foliage industry

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