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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 2019 Flower Pot Program:

Flower Pot

Centre Plants:

  • Coleus – Luminesce, Kong ROse, Lime Delight, Crimson/Gold
  • Cleome – Pequena Rosalita, Seniorita Rosalita
  • ​Cyperus - Baby Tut
  • Fountain Grass - Green, Purple
  • Fuchsia – Gartenmeister
  • Marigold – Moonsong Deep Orange
  • Salvia – Evolution Violet, Flare

Mid-Height Plants:

  • Begonia - Santa Cruz Sunset, Dragon Wing Red, Dragon Wing Pink, Non Stop Red, Solenia Dusty Rose
  • Geranium – Timeless series: Fire, Orange, Rose
  • Marigold, Moonstruck Orange, Taishan Orange, Gold Lady

Trailing Plants:

  • Bidens – Goldilocks Rocks
  • Licorice Vine - White
  • 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, Lavender Skies, Limoncello, Really Red, Royal Magenta, Royal Velvet, Trailing Blue, Trailing Silver, Vista Fuschsia, Vista Bubblegum, Vista Silverberry, White Improved
  • Petunia - Surfinia series: Deep Red
  • Setcreasea – Purple Queen
  • Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea) – Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Lime
  • Verbena – Temari Patio Blue