Ornamentals Research and Development

Testing the vase life of eriostemon

Testing the vase life of eriostemon

Two research officers facilitate the economic development of the native wildflower and nursery industries through developing and evaluating new varieties, production technologies and product quality management systems.

They conduct research into the commercial potential of new native flora varieties for the cut flower or nursery product markets. Examples include the commercial development of the flannel flower industries and woody flowering ornamentals.