Incorporating Australian Wildflowers and Native Plants into the National Floristry Curriculum

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This RIRDC research examines the inclusion of a subject on wildflowers in the training of floral design students in Australia – both in terms of basic product information as well as care and use of Australian native flora in floral design.
Australian grown wildflowers make up approximately 10% of the domestic cut-flower market – with traditional and exotic flowers being the mainstay of the cut-flower industry. Surveys of existing florists find that many do not know what wildflowers or foliages are available, or how to use or care for them in floral design.

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