Greenhouse Flower and Plant Production by Type and Total Value, Ontario and Canada, 2012 to 2017


Cut Flowers ('000 stems)

Type
Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Ontario 2017 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016 Canada 2017
Chrysanthemums
x
22,508
x
19,291
x
11,113
F
34,949
32,470
33,562
25,377
23,142
Gerberas
F
58,457
54,120
54,329
x
49,479
75,086
78,560
74,284
75,229
87,778
81,069
Iris
x
x
x
x
x
x
2,723
2,408
4,638
3,239
x
1,834
Freesia
x
x
x
x
x
2,625
F
F
4,592
4,576
5,821
5,979
Roses
x
F
x
x
x
1,718
8,435
8,306
5,944
5,388
x
4,417
Snapdragons
F
18,391
12,403
11,357
x
18,137
F
19,272
13,835
12,146
23,772
18,864
Tulips
F
100,842
94,237
95,229
87,975
82,775
F
128,743
117,567
120,021
111,177
106,140
Alstroemeria
F
6,948
7,002
8,235
5,178
4,654
F
13,180
10,732
12,250
8,964
7,491
Daffodils
x
x
x
x
x
x
3,724
4,098
6,618
4,061
3,746
2,623
Lilies
F
9,109
7,349
7,035
7,688
6,000
14,465
13,307
9,223
9,745
11,557
9,999
Lisianthus
F
x
1,648
F
x
x
F
F
2,456
5,499
5,793
5,440
Other
F
9,796
18,331
16,364
8,699
7,112
F
22,141
35,289
28,657
16,485
11,341
Total cut flowers
228,578
238,683
222,989
227,150
227,164
191,173
321,099
332,900
317,648
314,373
306,315
278,340


Potted Plants ('000 pots)

Type
Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Ontario 2017 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016 Canada 2017
African violets
F
F
4,944
8,044
6,427
3,285
F
F
5,717
8,937
7,278
3,733
Argyranthemum
97
86
75
76
64
61
747
400
416
410
299
319
Azaleas
x
1,064
1,072
1,016
x
492
900
1,205
1,201
1,131
930
526
Begonias
F
2,102
1,997
2,292
2,504
2,568
6,822
6,915
6,288
6,880
6,708
6,145
Calibrachoas
..
..
..
..
1,154
1,039
..
..
..
..
2,624
2,373
Chrysanthemums
3,303
3,200
3,036
3,056
2,693
2,497
4,717
4,074
3,904
4,018
3,630
3,660
Chrysanthemums (potted mums)
4,800
6,919
6,592
6,491
5,613
5,453
5,763
8,206
7,905
7,457
6,335
6,032
Cyclamen
F
1,710
1,391
1,825
1,402
1,473
F
1,989
1,820
2,340
1,925
1,719
Dahlia
..
..
..
..
330
260
..
..
..
..
983
970
Geraniums
5,682
6,346
6,863
7,299
6,910
6,598
18,463
18,705
19,123
18,784
16,472
15,133
Gerberas
1,744
2,530
3,771
3,831
3,244
3,526
2,682
3,616
4,739
5,042
4,230
4,070
Heliopsis
..
..
..
..
x
3
..
..
..
..
67
42
Herb plants
..
..
..
..
5,891
7,721
..
..
..
..
10,698
11,561
Herbaceous perennials
4,546
3,030
2,821
3,186
2,610
2,822
11,544
12,070
10,979
11,692
8,130
7,960
Impatiens
2,937
2,446
1,294
1,497
1,863
2,004
6,357
5,855
3,596
4,121
3,889
3,969
Kalanchoe
F
5,450
6,201
7,296
6,847
5,259
F
6,456
7,267
8,464
8,024
7,178
Lilies
3,379
4,072
2,821
2,780
1,946
2,226
4,131
5,083
3,251
5,845
3,495
2,811
Miniature Roses
9,007
8,632
8,588
9,472
x
9,300
9,678
9,446
9,552
10,184
10,318
10,414
Orchids
F
1,690
1,894
2,251
1,652
2,387
F
2,920
2,797
3,137
2,115
3,036
Pansies
..
..
..
..
339
445
..
..
..
..
1,456
1,619
Petunias
2,520
2,282
1,866
2,264
2,291
2,625
9,785
8,880
7,335
8,409
6,923
6,882
Poinsettias
3,722
4,321
3,795
4,029
3,524
2,934
7,824
8,476
7,141
7,222
6,451
5,690
Primula
x
544
392
714
680
316
2,172
2,347
1,874
2,396
3,078
2,491
Rudbeckia
..
..
..
..
23
49
..
..
..
..
147
190
Tulips
1,703
1,847
1,801
2,257
2,005
2,080
1,778
1,887
1,862
2,321
2,090
2,158
Tropical, foliage and green plants
F
6,529
4,993
7,237
7,182
9,661
9,694
10,171
8,110
11,435
11,425
15,548
Vegetable plants
..
..
..
..
2,134
2,833
..
..
..
..
7,227
8,734
Verbenas
..
..
..
..
207
461
..
..
..
..
821
1,130
Zinnia
..
..
..
..
100
55
..
..
..
..
345
305
Hanging pots (foliage)
F
485
606
814
600
524
F
908
899
1,505
1,275
790
Hanging pots (spring)
5,426
6,048
6,036
6,383
6,484
4,518
10,991
12,064
12,637
12,762
12,896
11,075
Other
35,128
28,693
25,503
31,154
27,611
22,346
72,296
59,611
63,643
72,698
64,099
58,362
Total potted plants
115,283
108,131
98,352
115,264
114,729
107,818
212,155
200,025
192,055
217,189
216,382
206,624

Cuttings ('000 cuttings)
Type
Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Ontario 2017 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016 Canada 2017
Chrysanthemums
x
x
1,608
1,059
x
x
7,709
2,717
4,708
3,926
3,897
4,115
Geraniums
5,275
3,650
6,259
8,120
9,909
8,056
12,758
7,913
10,999
13,651
14,095
12,318
Impatiens
F
1,783
3,047
3,696
x
x
4,136
3,065
4,447
4,578
4,809
4,153
Poinsettias
x
x
2,849
3,557
x
3,854
F
2,924
3,885
4,494
5,424
5,159
Other cuttings n.e.c.
21,978
24,820
29,337
31,023
33,781
38,250
66,221
75,433
73,183
71,692
61,519
62,164
Total Cutting
33,936
33,762
43,100
47,455
52,909
54,458
94,921
92,051
97,223
98,342
89,744
87,910
Tree seedlings greenhouse production
F
x
F
F
x
795
26,457
F
F
137,186
6,041
6,648

Bedding Plants
Type
Ontario 2012 Ontario 2013 Ontario 2014 Ontario 2015 Ontario 2016 Ontario 2017 Canada 2012 Canada 2013 Canada 2014 Canada 2015 Canada 2016 Canada 2017
Ornamental bedding plants ('000 plants)
259,379
265,100
245,422
198,017
178,740
156,831
543,837
542,958
527,652
478,296
469,577
456,009
Vegetable plants ('000 plants)
410,893
385,435
396,654
383,421
415,838
432,216
767,775
758,070
797,942
772,083
793,426
796,841
Value of ornamental and plant sales ($'000)
709,915
734,617
757,620
795,359
790,504
774,859
1,361,907
1,403,567
1,442,953
1,506,040
1,510,172
1,501,172

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 July 2018

For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca