Greenhouse Flower and Plant Production by Type and Total Value, Ontario and Canada, 2011 to 2016


Cut Flowers ('000 stems)

Type
Ontario 2011 Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Canada 2011 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016
Chrysanthemums
11,988
x
22,508
x
19,291
x
23,105
F
34,949
32,470
33,562
25,377
Gerberas
44,242
F
58,457
54,120
54,329
x
66,047
75,086
78,560
74,284
75,229
87,778
Iris
x
x
x
x
x
x
F
2,723
2,408
4,598
3,239
x
Freesia
x
x
x
x
x
x
4,777
F
F
4,592
4,576
5,821
Roses
F
x
F
x
x
x
10,456
8,435
8,306
5,944
5,388
x
Snapdragons
F
F
18,391
12,403
11,357
x
F
F
19,272
13,835
12,146
23,772
Tulips
F
F
100,842
94,237
95,229
87,975
98,473
F
128,743
117,567
120,021
111,177
Alstroemeria
x
x
6,948
7,002
8,235
5,178
15,924
F
13,180
10,732
12,250
8,964
Daffodils
x
x
x
x
x
x
F
3,724
4,098
6,618
4,061
3,746
Lilies
9,461
F
9,109
7,349
7,035
7,688
15,197
14,465
13,307
9,191
9,721
11,557
Lisianthus
F
F
x
1,648
F
x
2,344
F
F
2,456
5,499
5,793
Other
18,967
F
9,796
18,331
16,364
8,699
26,915
F
22,141
35,289
28,657
16,485
Total cut flowers
204,184
228,578
238,683
222,989
227,150
227,164
302,624
321,099
332,900
317,576
314,349
306,315

Potted Plants ('000 pots)
Type
Ontario 2011 Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Canada 2011 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016
African violets
F
F
F
4,944
8,044
6,427
F
F
F
5,717
8,937
7,278
Argyranthemum
127
97
86
75
76
64
433
747
400
416
410
299
Azaleas
F
x
1,064
1,072
1,016
x
F
900
1,205
1,201
1,131
930
Begonias
1,854
F
2,102
1,997
2,292
2,504
5,866
6,822
6,915
6,288
6,880
6,708
Calibrachoas
..
..
..
..
..
1,154
..
..
..
..
..
2,624
Chrysanthemums
2,840
3,303
3,200
3,036
3,056
2,693
4,074
4,717
4,074
3,904
4,018
3,630
Chrysanthemums (potted mums)
8,717
4,800
6,919
6,592
6,491
5,613
9,947
5,763
8,206
7,905
7,457
6,335
Cyclamen
2,013
F
1,710
1,391
1,825
1,402
2,258
F
1,989
1,820
2,340
1,925
Dahlia
..
..
..
..
..
330
..
..
..
..
..
983
Geraniums
7,059
5,682
6,346
6,863
7,299
6,910
19,423
18,463
18,705
19,123
18,784
16,472
Gerberas
2,033
1,744
2,530
3,771
3,831
3,244
3,148
2,682
3,616
4,739
5,042
4,230
Heliopsis
..
..
..
..
..
x
..
..
..
..
..
67
Herb plants
..
..
..
..
..
5,891
..
..
..
..
..
10,698
Herbaceous perennials
4,921
4,546
3,030
2,821
3,186
2,610
12,725
11,544
12,070
10,979
11,692
8,130
Impatiens
2,885
2,937
2,446
1,294
1,497
1,863
6,154
6,357
5,855
3,596
4,121
3,889
Kalanchoe
4,930
F
5,450
6,201
7,296
6,847
5,904
F
6,456
7,267
8,464
8,024
Lilies
3,471
3,379
4,072
2,821
2,780
1,946
4,333
4,131
5,083
3,251
5,845
3,495
Miniature Roses
F
9,007
8,632
8,588
9,472
x
F
9,678
9,446
9,552
10,184
10,318
Orchids
880
F
1,690
1,894
2,251
1,652
1,619
F
2,920
2,797
3,137
2,115
Pansies
..
..
..
..
..
339
..
..
..
..
..
1,456
Petunias
2,871
2,520
2,282
1,866
2,264
2,291
8,371
9,785
8,880
7,335
8,409
6,923
Poinsettias
4,190
3,722
4,321
3,795
4,029
3,524
8,640
7,824
8,476
7,141
7,222
6,451
Primula
789
x
544
392
714
680
1,695
2,172
2,347
1,874
2,396
3,078
Rudbeckia
..
..
..
..
..
23
..
..
..
..
..
147
Tulips
F
1,703
1,847
1,801
2,257
2,005
F
1,778
1,887
1,862
2,321
2,090
Tropical, foliage and green plants
4,029
F
6,529
4,993
7,237
7,182
10,197
9,694
10,171
8,110
11,435
11,425
Vegetable plants
..
..
..
..
..
2,134
..
..
..
..
..
7,227
Verbenas
..
..
..
..
..
207
..
..
..
..
..
821
Zinnia
..
..
..
..
..
100
..
..
..
..
..
345
Hanging pots (foliage)
474
F
485
606
814
600
694
F
908
899
1,505
1,275
Hanging pots (spring)
5,319
5,426
6,048
5,836
6,483
6,097
10,998
10,991
12,064
12,437
12,862
12,509
Other
34,470
35,128
28,693
25,503
31,054
28,011
66,335
72,296
59,411
63,643
72,568
64,284
Total potted plants
116,655
115,283
108,131
98,152
115,264
114,743
207,589
212,155
199,825
191,855
217,159
216,181

Cuttings ('000 cuttings)
Type
Ontario 2011 Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Canada 2011 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016
Chrysanthemums
F
x
x
1,608
1,059
x
7,431
7,709
2,717
4,708
3,926
3,897
Geraniums
6,489
5,275
3,650
6,259
8,120
9,909
13,727
12,758
7,913
10,999
13,651
14,095
Impatiens
F
F
1,783
3,047
3,696
x
3,265
4,136
3,065
4,447
4,578
4,809
Poinsettias
F
x
x
2,849
3,557
x
5,066
F
2,924
3,885
4,494
5,424
Other cuttings n.e.c.
27,420
21,978
24,820
29,337
31,023
33,781
73,781
66,221
75,433
73,183
71,692
61,519
Total Cutting
41,004
33,936
33,762
43,100
47,455
52,909
103,270
94,921
92,051
97,223
98,342
89,744
Tree seedlings greenhouse production
F
F
x
F
F
x
66,917
26,396
F
F
137,186
10,301

Bedding Plants
Type
Ontario 2011 Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Canada 2011 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016
Ornamental bedding plants ('000 plants)
158,333
259,379
265,100
245,422
138,017
178,740
441,895
543,837
542,958
527,652
418,296
467,177
Vegetable plants ('000 plants)
401,702
410,893
385,435
396,654
383,421
415,838
962,353
767,775
758,070
797,942
772,043
772,826
Value of ornamental and plant sales ($'000)
726,349 709,915 734,617 757,620 782,359 790,504 1,384,243 1,358,857 1,403,567 1,443,615 1,492,724 1,506,815

x Data suppressed due to confidentiality restrictions

.. not available for a specific reference period

F Too unreliable to be published

Reference: Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables: 001-0048; 001-0049; 001-0051


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician - OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
12 June 2017

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E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca