The geographical situation causes Ecuador to produce flowers of excellent quality, and that they are considered the best in the world for their thick stems, large buttons, bright colors and for having a long life after being cut. It produces and exports mainly: Roses, Gysophilla and Carnations.
Roses: United States, Russia, Netherlands (Holland), Italy, Spain, other 98 countries.
Gysophilla: United States, Netherlands (Holland), China, Italy, Spain, 80 other countries.
Carnation: Russia, Japan, United States, Netherlands (Holland), Spain, 59 other countries.
Nota Producción de rosas medida en número de tallos cortados. Los demás cultivos en toneladas.
SOURCE: Sistema de Información Pública Agropecuaria - SIPA
Edible flowers contribute to the improvement of the aesthetics of food; They also provide biologically active substances such as vitamins A and C, riboflavin, niacin; minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron and potassium, benefiting the health of those who consume them.