Creating breathtaking landscapes with the art of floriculture


A floriculturist is a professional who specialises in the cultivation, management and marketing of flowers as well as ornamental plants. Floriculturists may work in a variety of settings including commercial flower farms, greenhouses, nurseries and landscaping companies.

Their work involves selecting appropriate plant varieties, managing plant growth along with development and ensuring that plants are healthy and free from disease as well as pests. Floriculturists may also be responsible for designing and creating floral arrangements and managing floral displays for events such as weddings, funerals and corporate events.


For Bachelor’s

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks in science stream.
  • Entrance examinations are also conducted for admission in the UG Program.

For Masters

  • Aspirants must have completed a bachelor's degree in Horticulture or related fields with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Some universities may also require seekers to qualify for an entrance examination for an admission into the PG program.

Job Roles

The field of floriculture aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, floriculture presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Floral Designer
  • Wholesale Florist
  • Landscape Technician
  • Interior Decorators
  • Cultivator
  • Lecturer

Employment Sector

  • Nurseries
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Genetic Companies
  • Farm Companies
  • Researcher
  • Agriculture Colleges/Universities
  • Agriculture Product Companies
  • Cosmetic & Perfume Manufacturing Companies
  • Outdoor Designer Consultancy Firms

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the floriculture field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • ICAR
  • Defense Institute of Bioenergy Research
  • National Botanical Research Institute
  • Turbo Industries Ltd.
  • Birla Floriculture
  • Nagarjuna Agritech Ltd.
  • Century Flowers
  • Indus Floritech Ltd.
  • Eden Park Agro Products Ltd.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a floriculturist is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,50,000 - ₹2,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹4,00,000 


  • Well-versed with farm related factors
  • Adaptation of different schedules
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills


The career scope of a floriculturist is quite diverse and there are many opportunities available in the floral industry. With the growing need for ornamental plants and flowers there is a high demand for skilled floriculturists who can manage the cultivation and production of these plants.


  • Exciting Career
  • Flexibility
  • Lots of exposure to the market condition


  • Highly competitive job
  • Challenging
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Less salary package at starting