TOP 20 FLOWERS PRODUCED FOR RETAIL SALE

RANK & Varietyess Otherwise Specified (2001 Imports (000) & 2001 Domestic (000))Total (000)% Imported% Domestic1) Roses1,232.961& 187,5851,420,54686.7913.212) Carnations (Standard)755,172 & 29,894785,06696.193.813) Alstroemeria174,151 & 21,085195,23689.210.84) Tulips68,388 & 75,443143,83147.5552.455) Gerbera56,176 & 69.351125,52744.7555.256) Glads14,153 & 109,456123,609 spikes11.4588.557) Chrysanthemums87,434

RANK & Variety

ess Otherwise Specified (2001 Imports (000) & 2001 Domestic (000))

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

89.2

10.8

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

N/A & 60,367

60,367 spikes

0

100

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

62.5

37.5

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) GYP

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