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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 2018 Flower Pot Program:

Flower Pot

Centre Plants:

  • Begonia – Big Pink Green Leaf
  • Coleus – Kong Rose, Kong Mosaic, Kingswood Torch, Crimson/Gold, Lime Delight
  • Cleome – Pequena Rosalita, Seniorita Rosalita
  • ​Cyperus - Baby Tut
  • Draceaena - Green, Red
  • Green Fountain Grass - Burgundy, Green
  • Fuchsia – Gartenmeister
  • Marigold – Moonsong Deep Orange
  • Salvia – Evolution Blue, Flare
  • Rudbeckia – Denver Daisy

Mid-Height Plants:

  • Begonia - Santa Cruz Sunset, Dragon Wing Red, Belleconia Rose, Non-Stop Red
  • Geranium – Timeless series: Fire, Orange, Rose
  • Marigold, Moonsong Deep Orange, Taishan Gold,  Taishan Orange, Gold Lady
  • Sunpatiens - Shell Pink Spreading

Trailing Plants:

  • Bidens – Goldilocks Rocks
  • Calibrachoa - Coralberry Punch
  • 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, Orchid Charm, Mini Blue, Mini Silver, Really Red, Royal Magenta, Royal Velvet, Deep Red, Vista Fuschsia, Vista Bubblegum, Vista Silverberry, White Improved
  • Petunia - Surfinia series: Deep Red
  • Setcreasea – Purple Heart
  • Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea) – Sweet Caroline Light Lime Green
  • Verbena – Temari Patio Blue