Michigan boasts a vast array of floriculture that comes to bloom throughout the summer months.
Greenhouses throughout Michigan are home to a beautiful variety Michigan flowers, including hanging baskets, potted plants flats, cuttings and seed.
Michigan Floriculture facts:
- Michigan leads the nation in the value of sales for 11 floriculture crops including impatiens, begonia hanging baskets, geraniums, New Guinea impatiens, petunias, potted vegetable plants and potted hostas
- In 2008, the wholesale value of Michigan’s floriculture totaled $393.50 million, behind only California and Florida
- There were 720 floriculture producers in Michigan in 2008, with 44 percent of them reporting wholesale sales of more than $100,000
- In 2008, growers in Michigan produced the second-most valuable crop of annual bedding/garden plants in the U.S. ($187 million in sales)
- Michigan placed second in the production of propagated materials ($77 million) and second in herbaceous perennial plants ($69 million)
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