Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum (Raf.) Shinn.) belongs to family Gentianaceae and is native to southern parts of the United States. It is also known as ‘Texas Blue Bell’ and Prairie Gentian. Lisianthus is gaining popularity in the international market due to its rose like flowers, excellent post harvest life and attractive colour. It gained importance on account of the development of a variety of cultivars with improved traits like uniform flowering throughout the year, lack of rossetting, heat tolerance, appealing flower colour, good flower size and form including double type flowers as well as sturdy stems. Currently it among the top ten cut flowers in the international market of Holland.