Most Popular Wholesale Plants in Quebec for Commercial and City Landscaping in 2022
As professional landscapers, you know the importance of selecting the right plants for your projects. The best way to ensure you stay on top of the plant selection trends is to check out what your peers from the industry are sourcing. Every year, GoMaterials collects and publishes extensive data about wholesale plants in Quebec. In 2022, we helped source thousands plants and trees for hundreds of landscaping projects. Here’s a look at the best-selling landscaping plants and trees in Quebec from 2022.
Most Popular Wholesale Plants in Quebec for 2022 Based on Categories
- Picea Glauca (White Spruce)
- Larix Laricina (American Larch)
- Picea Pungens (Colorado Blue Spruce)
- Hemerocallis ‘Stella De Oro’ (‘Stella de Oro’ Daylily)
- Geranium Rozanne (‘Rozanne’ Cranesbill)
- Anemone Canadensis (Canadian Anemone)
- Diervilla Lonicera (Bush Honeysuckle)
- Amelanchier Canadensis (Canadian Serviceberry)
- Sambucus Canadensis (American Elderberry)
- Celtis Occidentalis (Common Hackberry)
- Gymnocladus Dioicus (Kentucky Coffee Tree)
- Quercus Macrocarpa (Bur Oak)
Top-selling Conifers of 2022 in Quebec
Common Name: White Spruce
Picea Glauca is a hardy and versatile conifer perfect for adding evergreen colour and texture to gardens, as well as providing privacy and wind protection. It’s adaptable to many soil types and thrives in cold climates, making it a great choice for commercial and city landscaping projects.
Fun Fact: Picea Glauca is a popular choice for bonsai trees since it can be trained and shaped to fit any style of bonsai.
Common Name: American Larch
Larix Laricina can be used in a versatile way for landscaping, with a choice to use it as a specimen tree or in a grouping. It’s not unsurprising that it’s one of the best-selling wholesale plants in Quebec for 2022.
Fun Fact: Due to its durability and resistance to rot, the Tamarack wood is highly sought-after.
Common Name: Colorado Blue Spruce
Hardy, and drought-tolerant, Picea Pungens is ideal as a focal point in gardens or as a border for property lines. It’s perhaps why it consistently makes its way into any list featuring top-selling conifers or wholesale plants in Quebec.
Fun Fact: The intense blue colour of Picea Pungens needles is caused by a buildup of a powdery, bluish-white substance called “glaucous” on the needles’ surface.
Top-selling Perennials of 2022 in Quebec
Hemerocallis Stella De Oro
Common Name: ‘Stella de Oro’ Daylily
With the bright gold colour of the daylily flowers and compact size, Hemerocallis Stella De Oro is well-suited for borders and mass plantings. This hardy perennial is drought-tolerant and can bloom all summer long, making it a popular choice for landscaping.
Fun Fact: Stella daylily was the first daylily cultivar to be awarded the prestigious Award of Merit by the American Hemerocallis Society in 1967.
Common Name: ‘Rozanne’ Cranesbill
Geranium Rozanne is a versatile and low-maintenance plant. Its vibrant blue flowers bloom continuously from spring to fall, which helps in adding colour to gardens and borders. Its durable nature also makes it suitable for ground cover, rock gardens, and containers.
Fun Fact: The common name Cranesbill is a reference to the shape of its seed pods which resemble the bill of a crane.
Common Name: Canadian Anemone
Anemone Canadensis is a beautiful perennial wildflower that is perfect for natural landscaping. It features delicate white blooms and fern-like foliage, making it a great addition to any garden or natural landscape.
Fun Fact: Canadian Anemone is also known as the “windflower” because its flowers open and close with the movement of the wind.
Top-selling Shrubs of 2022 in Quebec
Common Name: Bush Honeysuckle
Bush Honeysuckle is quite a versatile shrub that adds texture as well as colour to gardens. It can be used for hedging, groundcover, or as an accent plant. It is also tolerant to many soil types and can thrive in full sun or partial shade. Is it any wonder that it’s on our list of best-selling wholesale plants in Quebec?
Fun Fact: Diervilla Lonicera is a favourite food source of the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, which migrate from Central America to breed in Eastern North America.
Common Name: Canadian Serviceberry
Amelanchier Canadensis is particularly well-suited for the quintessential ‘Canadian’ landscapes. It produces beautiful white flowers in the spring and orange-red fall foliage. It is also a great option for wildlife, as the small fruits attract birds and other wildlife.
Fun Fact: Serviceberry is also known as the “Juneberry” because its sweet, edible berries ripen in June.
Common Name: American Elderberry
American Elderberry was a popular choice for landscaping in 2022 due to its showy clusters of white flowers and attractive berries. It’s easy to grow and adapts well to different soil types, making it a versatile option for gardens, borders and naturalizing areas.
Fun Fact: Berries and flowers of Sambucus Canadensis can be used to make delicious jams, jellies, syrups, and even wines.
Top-selling Trees of 2022 in Quebec
Common Name: Common Hackberry
Hardy and adaptable, Celtis Occidentalis can tolerate a variety of soil conditions and is resistant to pests and disease. It is also a good choice for planting near streets or sidewalks as it has a moderate growth rate and a strong root system. It consistently appears in our annual best-sellers list for trees and wholesale plants in Quebec.
Fun Fact: Celtis Occidentalis has a leaf shape similar to the American elm, but is more resistant to Dutch elm disease which decimated American elm populations.
Common Name: Kentucky Coffee Tree
The Kentucky coffee tree has unique, fern-like leaves and large, showy flowers that attract bees and butterflies. Its hardy nature and ability to tolerate a range of soil types make it a versatile choice for any garden.
Fun Fact: Gymnocladus seed pods have a unique texture and are often used in dried flower arrangements or other decorative projects.
Common Name: Bur Oak
Quercus Macrocarpa is a relatively new but worthwhile addition to our annual best-selling list. The dense canopy of the Bur Oak provides ample shade, while its deep roots make it drought-resistant. Its distinctive acorns add interest and character to any landscape.
Fun Fact: The Bur Oaks can live up to 300 years and grow up to 100 feet tall and their trunk can reach 4 feet in diameter.
As we get ready for the 2023 landscaping season, which of these do you think will stay in demand? Let us know on social media!