THE SN LIST: TOP 20 FLOWERS PRODUCED FOR RETAIL SALE

RANKriety2001 Imports (000)2001 Domestic (000)In Stems Unless Otherwise SpecifiedTotal (000)% Imported% Domestic1) Roses1,232,961187,5851,420,54686.7913.212) Carnations (standard)755,17229,894785,06696.193.813) Alstroemeria174,15121,085195,23689.2010.804) Tulips68,38875,443143,83147.5552.455) Gerbera56,17669,351125,52744.7555.256) Glads14,153109,456123,609 spikes11.4588.557) Chrysanthemums87,43417,487104,92183.3316.678)

RANK

riety

2001 Imports (000)2001 Domestic (000)

In Stems Unless Otherwise Specified

Total (000)

% Imported

% Domestic

1) Roses

1,232,961

187,585

1,420,546

86.79

13.21

2) Carnations (standard)

755,172

29,894

785,066

96.19

3.81

3) Alstroemeria

174,151

21,085

195,236

89.20

10.80

4) Tulips

68,388

75,443

143,831

47.55

52.45

5) Gerbera

56,176

69,351

125,527

44.75

55.25

6) Glads

14,153

109,456

123,609 spikes

11.45

88.55

7) Chrysanthemums

87,434

17,487

104,921

83.33

16.67

8) Iris

15,926

85,174

101,100

15.75

84.25

9) Lilies

13,065

86,511

99,576

13.12

86.88

10) Pompon

83,749

12,655

96,404 bunches

86.87

13.13

11) Asters

75,155

13,341

88,496

84.92

15.08

12) Snaps

-- 60,367

60,367 spikes

0.00

100.00

13) Delphin/larkspur

6,587

49,468

56,055

11.75

88.25

14) Orchids

40,582

12,090

52,672 blooms

77.05

22.95

15) Carnations (mini)

38,036

4,648

42,684 bunches

89.11

10.89

16) Freesia

21,984

13,188

35,172

62.50

37.50

17) Lisianthus

6,744

20,534

27,278

24.72

75.28

18) Liatris

21,793

1,192

22,985

94.81

5.19

19) Gypsophila

14,726

2,756

17,482 bunches

84.24

15.76

20) Daisies

1,513

2,156

3,669

41.24

58.76

Source: Society of American Florists, citing USDA/NASS-Floriculture Crops Summary, 2002; Ornamental Crops Report, 2001; Census of Horticultural Specialties, 1998, USDA/NASS