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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. Please note, the Civic Conservatory is currently closed (for more information see Civic Conservatory). 

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 2022 Flower Pot Program:

Flower Pot

Centre Plants:

  • Begonia - Pegasus
  • Canna - South Pacific Rose, Cannova series: Bronze Orange, Orange Shades
  • Coleus – Perilla, Lime Delight, ColorBlaze series: Rediculous, Royal Pineapple Brandy, Torchlight
  • Cyperus - Baby Tut
  • Fountain Grass - Purple
  • Gaillardia - Heat It Up Yellow, Heat It Up Scarlet
  • Gaura - Belleza Hot Pink, Stratosphere White
  • Kniphofia - Orange Blaze
  • Little Bluestem grass - Twilight Zone
  • Panicum Switchgrass - Shenandoah
  • Salvia – Evolution Violet, Victoria Blue
  • Verbena - Meteor Shower

Mid-Height Plants:

  • Begonia - Illumination White, Surefire Red
  • Coleus - Wizard Rose
  • Geranium – Mojo Dark Red
  • Sunpatiens - Compact Orange, Compact Royal Magenta
  • Petchoa - Supercal Cinnamon
  • Petunia - Tiki Torch Crazytunia; Supertunia series: Honey, Latte, Mini Vista Indigo, Mini Vista White, Royal Magenta, Royal Velvet

Trailing Plants:

  • Artemisia - Makana Silver
  • Asparagus Fern
  • Bidens – Goldilocks Rocks
  • Licorice Vine - Petite Licorice, Splash variegated
  • Lobularia - Snow Princess
  • Lotus Vine - Parrot's Beak
  • Petunia - Ray Red
  • Supertunia series: Black Cherry, Blue Skies, Bordeaux, Trailing Silver, Vista Fuchsia, Vista Paradise, Vista Silverberry
  • Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea) – Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Lime, Bewitched After Midnight
  • Verbena – Temari Patio Blue