Our unique and beautiful native flowers have captured attention for a long time and the industry reaches an important milestone this year. 2013 marks 100 years since the Parry family first cultivated Australian species as row crops for cut flowers. They did this at their property ‘Floralands’, located at Kariong, on the NSW Central Coast.An important industry has grown from these beginnings, and today a significant volume and range of Australian species is grown commercially, not just in Australia but in many countries around the world. Australian species are sought after for their unique flowers, interesting foliage, bud and nut products in cut flower markets around the world.
The Parry’s are recorded as the first to undertake commercial cultivation of Australian native wildflowers for the cut flower trade. The family’s involvement in the industry now spans 3 generations, with Brian Parry carrying on from his great grandfather William. Brian grows and markets a range of Australian native wildflowers from his NSW mid north coast farm with a strong focus on biologically assisted farming.

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