Houseplant report: Blooming and booming

Features - 2021 Houseplant Report

The momentum for houseplant sales continues to grow at garden centers across North America.

August 18, 2021

Editor’s note: Only responses from garden centers that sell houseplants are included in this report.

It’s no surprise that garden centers saw stellar sales in their houseplant departments during 2020 as COVID-19 had customers spending more time at home. Building on the momentum driven by plant parents, biophilic design trends and plant collectors, the houseplant craze was driven to new heights last year.

In the spring, our sister publication Garden Center magazine polled more than 250 independent garden center owners and managers in the U.S. and Canada to see how houseplant popularity has hit their stores.

Find out what these IGCs said to make sure you’re hitting the mark when it comes to supplying them with houseplants.