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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Cut flower

[search terms: cut flower, floricultur]

 

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnation, Clove Pink, Rainbow Pink

4.75

Limonium sinuatum

Wavyleaf Sea Lavender, Wavyleaf Sea-Lavender

4.17

Lachenalia bulbifera

 

2.96

Sparaxis tricolor

Wandflower

2.84

Arctotis venusta

 

2.63

Venidium fastuosum

Monarch Of The Veld

2.63

Gerbera jamesonii

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barbertonse Madeliefie

2.47

Streptocarpus hybridus

Cape-Primrose

2.30

Matthiola incana

Tenweeks Stock, Hoary Stock

2.17

Gladiolus tristis

Ever-Flowering Gladiolus, Marsh Afrikaner

2.15

Lachenalia aloides

Opal Flower

1.82

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Calla Lily

1.81

Crocosmia aurea

Falling Stars, Valentine Flower, Montbretia

1.65

Alstroemeria pelegrina

Peruvian Lily

1.52

Limonium perezii

Perez's Sea Lavender

1.50

Zantedeschia albomaculata

Spotted Calla Lily

1.49

Tritonia crocata

 

1.48

Acacia holosericea

Candelabra Wattle, Soapbush Wattle, Strap Wattle

1.31

Anthurium andraeanum

Flamingo-Lily

1.29

Gladiolus carneus

Large Painted Lady

1.24

Chamelaucium uncinatum

Geraldton Wax

1.24

Chrysanthemum morifolium

Florist's Daisy, Hardy Garden Mum

1.17

Craspedia uniflora

 

1.11

Ornithogalum arabicum

 

1.02

Lobelia erinus

Edging Lobelia, Garden Lobelia, Trailing Lobelia

1.00

Cassinia adunca

 

0.84

Celosia argentea

Silver Cock's Comb, Plumed Cockscomb

0.80

Pelargonium peltatum

Ivyleaf Geranium, Cascading Geranium

0.74

Zieria cytisoides

 

0.74

Pelargonium domesticum

Regal Pelargonium, French Geranium

0.72

Gypsophila paniculata

Oldham's Baby's-Breath, Manchurian Baby's-Breath

0.71

Cyperus textilis

 

0.69

Aechmea fasciata

Urnplant, Silver Vase, Urn Plant

0.67

Helichrysum diosmifolium

Tree Everlasting

0.66

Cestrum fasciculatum

Early Jessamine, Red Cestrum

0.65

Bougainvillea glabra

Paperflower, Lesser Bougainvillea, Paper Flower

0.65

Dianthus barbatus

Sweetwilliam, Sweet William

0.65

Thryptomene calycina

 

0.63

Crocosmia crocosmiiflora

Montbretia

0.62

Ozothamnus diosmifolius

Rice Flower, White Dogwood, Pill Flower, Sago Bush

0.61

Antirrhinum majus

Garden Snapdragon, Common Snapdragon

0.60

Ornithogalum thyrsoides

Chinkerinchee, Chincherinchee, Star-Of-Bethlehem, Wonder-Flower

0.59

Clianthus formosus

Sturt's Desert Pea

0.57

Asclepias physocarpa

Balloonplant, Balloon Cotton-Bush, Swan Plant

0.53

Banksia coccinea

Scarlet Banksia, Waratah Banksia, Albany Banksia

0.53

Lathyrus odoratus

Sweetpea, Sweet Pea

0.51

Zinnia elegans

 

0.51

Nerine sarniensis

Guernsey Lily, Jersey Lily

0.50

Lupinus densiflorus

Whitewhorl Lupine, Wide-Bannered Lupine, Chick Lupine

0.49

Velleia trinervis

 

0.49

Hakea francisiana

 

0.48

Acacia amoena

Boomerang Wattle

0.47

Craspedia paludicola

Swamp Billy Button

0.47

Pelargonium hortorum

Zonal Geranium, Garden Geranium, Malva, Malvón

0.46

Amaryllis belladonna

Belladonna Lily

0.46

Alstroemeria ligtu

St. Martin's Flower

0.42

Ceratopetalum gummiferum

New South Wales Christmas Bush

0.42

Rosa chinensis

Chinese rose, yueji, China Rose

0.42

Leucospermum cordifolium

Red Pincushion-Protea

0.41

Protea cynaroides

King Protea, Giant Protea, Honeypot, King Sugar Bush

0.40

Brunonia australis

Blue Pincushion, Native Cornflower

0.40

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Poinsettia

0.37

Acacia caesiella

Tableland Wattle, Bluebush Wattle, Blue Bush

0.37

Chamelaucium micranthum

 

0.37

Craspedia globosa

 

0.37

Grevillea diminuta

 

0.37

Grevillea whiteana

 

0.37

Philodendron speciosum

Philodendron

0.37

Verticordia grandiflora

 

0.37

Boronia serrulata

Native Rose, Sydney Rose

0.37

Physostegia purpurea

Eastern False Dragonhead

0.37

Actinotus helianthi

Flannel Flower

0.37

Euphorbia fulgens

Scarlet-Plume, Scarlet Plume

0.37

Bracteantha bracteata

Bracted Strawflower, Golden Everlasting, Strawflower

0.37

Dendrobium phalaenopsis

Cooktown Orchid

0.34

Fuchsia hybrida

Hybrid Fuchsia

0.34

Boronia heterophylla

 

0.33

Lupinus havardii

Big Bend Bluebonnet, Chisos Bluebonnet

0.31

Drosanthemum candens

Rodondo Creeper, Dew-Flower

0.31

Tulipa gesneriana

Didier's Tulip

0.28

Platysace lanceolata

Shrubby Platysace

0.28

Adiantum raddianum

Delta Maidenhair, Maidenhair Fern

0.28

Nerine bowdenii

Cornish Lily, Cape Flower, Guernsey Lily

0.27

Kniphofia uvaria

Redhot Poker, Tritoma, Torch Lily

0.26

Agapanthus praecox

African-Lily, Common Agapanthus, Blue Lily, African Lily, Lily Of The Nile

0.26

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Rockspray Cotoneaster

0.25

Frankenia pulverulenta

European Seaheath

0.24

Grevillea juniperina

Honeysuckle Grevillea

0.24

Chlorophytum comosum

Spider Plant, Airplane Plant, Hen-And-Chickens

0.23

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Madagascar Widow's-Thrill, Flaming Katy, Christmas Kalanchoe, Florist Kalanchoe

0.23

Liatris spicata

Dense Blazing Star, Prairie Gay Feather

0.22

Ptilotus nobilis

Yellow Tails, Regal Foxtail, Broad Foxtail

0.22

Lilium auratum

Yamayuri, Golden Rayed Lily Of Japan, Goldband Lily

0.21

Rosa wichuraiana

memorial rose

0.20

Strelitzia reginae

Bird-Of-Paradise

0.20

Nymphaea nouchali

Star Lotus, Red, Blue Water Lily, Blue Star Water Lily

0.20

Lilium longiflorum

Easter Lily, Teppouyuri

0.20

Ipomoea imperati

Beach Morning-Glory, Beach Morning Glory

0.19

Anemone coronaria

Lilies-Of-The-Field, Poppy Anemone, Spanish Marigold, Dag Lalesi, Calanit, Shaqa'iq An-Nu'man

0.19

Eugenia myrtifolia

Magenta Lilly Pilly, Magenta Cherry

0.19

Adenanthos sericeus

Woolly Bush

0.18

Anigozanthos pulcherrimus

Golden Kangaroo Paw, Yellow Kangaroo Paw

0.18

Arbutus andrachnoides

 

0.18

Arachnis hookeriana

 

0.18

Draba arabisans

Rock Draba, Rock Whitlow-Grass

0.18

Verticordia plumosa

 

0.18

Callistephus chinensis

China Aster, Annual Aster

0.18

Triteleia laxa

Ithuriel's Spear

0.18

Philodendron cordatum

Heartleaf Philodendron, Philodendron Angra Dos Reis

0.18

Liriope spicata

Creeping Liriope, Creeping Lilyturf, Lilyturf, Monkey Grass

0.18

Consolida ajacis

Doubtful Knight's-Spur, Rocket Larkspur

0.17

Cestrum elegans

Purple Cestrum

0.16

Verticordia nitens

 

0.16

Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Balloonplant, Balloon Cotton-Bush, Swan Plant

0.16

Salvia lanigera

 

0.16

Impatiens walleriana

Buzzy Lizzy, Busy Lizzie, Balsam, Impatiens

0.15

Myoporum parvifolium

Slender Myoporum, Creeping Boobialla, Creeping Myoporum, Dwarf Native Myrtle

0.15

Salvia splendens

Scarlet Sage

0.15

Chrysanthemum X

 

0.15

Viola wittrockiana

 

0.14

Baeckea frutescens

Baeckea, Shrubby Baeckea

0.14

Polianthes tuberosa

Tuberose

0.14

Coreopsis grandiflora

Largeflower Tickseed

0.14

Disphyma crassifolium

Purple Dewplant

0.13

Selliera radicans

 

0.13

Solenostemon scutellarioides

Common Coleus

0.13

Leucanthemum superbum

Shasta Daisy

0.13

Coreopsis lanceolata

Lanceleaf Tickseed, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis

0.13

Rosa indica

cyme rose, elderflower rose

0.12

Carex annectens

Yellowfruit Sedge

0.12

Lobelia speciosa

 

0.12

Verticordia monadelpha

 

0.12

Campanula carpatica

Tussock Bellflower, Carpathian Harebell

0.12

Heuchera sanguinea

Pink Alumroot

0.12

Freesia X

 

0.12

Malaxis paludosa

Bog Adder's-Mouth Orchid, Bog Orchid, Bog Adder's-Mouth

0.12

Musgravea heterophylla

Briar Oak

0.12

Callistemon viminalis

Weeping Bottlebrush

0.12

Petunia axillaris

Large White Petunia, Wild White Petunia, White Moon Petunia

0.12

Cordyline fruticosa

Tiplant, Cabbage Palm, Good Luck Plant, Palm Lily, Ti Plant, Ki, La'I, Ti Pore, Si, Lauti, Auti

0.12

Penstemon palmeri

Palmer's Penstemon, Scented Beardtongue

0.12

Iris hexagona

Dixie Iris, Savanna Iris

0.12

Cotula coronopifolia

Common Brassbuttons, Brass Buttons, Golden Buttons, Buttonweed

0.12

Maireana sedifolia

Bluebush, Pearl Bluebrush

0.12

Alpinia purpurata

 

0.12

Argyranthemum frutescens

Marguerite, Marguerite Daisy

0.12

Rudbeckia hirta

blackeyed Susan

0.11

Pelargonium zonale

Horseshoe Geranium

0.11

Sansevieria trifasciata

Viper's Bowstring Hemp

0.11

Angelonia angustifolia

Narrowleaf Angelon, Angelonia

0.11

Scaevola aemula

 

0.10

Rumohra adiantiformis

iron fern

0.10

Agapanthus africanus

African Lily, Lily Of The Nile

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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