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Greenhouse

The Greenhouse is responsible for providing and maintaining floral displays for public viewing and landscape enhancement in the Civic Conservatory, City Hall and other civic facilities, as well as major public roadways, parks and public open spaces.

Greenhouse Fun Facts:

  • 4,000 plants maintained daily
  • 350 plant and flower species used
  • 51,000 annuals produced each year for park flower beds and the flower pot program
  • Flower pots receive over 80 gallons of water each summer

Saskatoon Flower Pot Program

The Greenhouse creates and places over 900 flower pots on street corners and boulevards to brighten our streets during the summer months. 

Annuals used in the 2020 Flower Pot Program:

Flower Pot

Centre Plants:

  • Coleus – Kong Rose, Lime Delight, Crimson/Gold
  • Cleome – Pequena Rosalita, Seniorita Rosalita
  • ​Cyperus - Baby Tut
  • Fountain Grass - Green, Purple
  • Fuchsia – Gartenmeister
  • Marigold – Perfection Orange
  • Rudbeckia - Toto Gold
  • Salvia – Evolution Violet, Flare

Mid-Height Plants:

  • Begonia - Santa Cruz Sunset, Dragon Wing Red, Dragon Wing Pink, Solenia Dusty Rose, Solenia Red
  • Geranium – Timeless series: Fire, Lavender, Orange
  • Marigold - Taishan Orange, Marvel Gold, Marvel Orange
  • Sunpatiens - Compact Orange

Trailing Plants:

  • Bidens – Goldilocks Rocks, Campfire Flame
  • Lamium - Orchid Frost
  • Lobularia - Blushing Princess, Snow Princess
  • Lotus Vine
  • Lysimachia (Creeping Jenny) - Goldilocks
  • Petunia – Wave series: Blue, Purple, Red Velour Tidal Wave
  • Petunia – Supertunia series: Bordeaux, Indigo Charm, Blue Skies, Really Red, Royal Magenta, Royal Velvet, Trailing Blue, Trailing Silver, Trailing Blue-veined, Vista Fuschsia, Vista Bubblegum, Vista Paradise, Vista Silverberry, White Improved
  • Petunia - Surfinia series: Deep Red
  • Petunia - Ray Red, Sanguna Red
  • Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea) – Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Lime
  • Verbena – Temari Patio Blue