Flowers are associated with mankind from the dawn of civilization. It is said that in Pak-o-Hind man is born with flowers, lives with flowers and finally dies with flowers. Flowers are used in our daily life for Religious and social functions. Besides aesthetic value of flowers, they are also important for their economic value as sale of cut flowers, loose flowers, live plants, dried petals for cosmetic industry, extraction of essential oils, Rose water and Gulkand preparation from rose petals.
Directorate of Floriculture (T&R) Punjab,  is working for the improvement of Floriculture in Punjab by conducting research on different aspects of commercial Floriculture crops and imparting training to Public in the field of floriculture and landscaping since 1987.