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    Flower Day 2018 – May 20th

    This Flower Day’s season, plan to go early in the morning and walk the Detroit’s Eastern Market,  to see millions of  busting blooms of color on carts, rolling on racks, and flowing from the back of trucks everywhere.


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    Market Facts

    Eastern Market Flower Day Prices:

    Flats of petunias & marigolds; $9-10 dollars.

    Impatiens & begonias; $10-12 dollars.

    Hanging Baskets $8-40 (somewhere beautiful)!

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    Flower Day Detroit Eastern Market

       Daily – Summer
       Wholesale/Commercial – Early mornings 2 – 6AM
       Consumer 7AM – 7PM
       Saturday Nursery, Garden Flower Sales—hundreds of farmers
       Downtown Detroit
       East of I-75, South of Mack Ave, North of Gratiot
       East of Tigers Stadium (Across the bridge)
    Map-Detroit Eastern Market
    Detroit Eastern Market Age:
    Established: 1891
    Detroit Eastern Market Size
    The market size is estimated between 40 & 45 acres of bustling buying & selling grounds, apprx 12-14 acres under sheds & display.
    Flowering Bedding & Vegetable Garden Plants
       Flats, Hanging Baskets, Pots,
       Perennials, and Annuals
    New Cultivars – This Year
    • Lavender Blue. It’s a robust, sturdy with light pink blooms.
    • Lavender Rose, which has rich, bright dark pink flowers.
    • Salmon Night—This Geranium has salmon colored pedals and dark foliage; nearly black. The leaves are variegated, thin, and outlining the dark center.

    Look for new varieties of ivy Geraniums; trailing vines that climb out of the pots and hanging baskets.

    Largest Blooming Geraniums

    Giant Geranium
    This evergreen aromatic biennial is the largest geranium in the world. Leaves can grow to 40cm across! Pink pedals.

    Geranium Martha Washington
    These geraniums produce the largest flowers of all the geranium types.

     Geranium Roxanne
     Is one of the largest flowers of the blue varieties.

    Eastern Market Flower Day Main Event
       Flower Day – One week after Mother’s Day
    Statistically Speaking – Flower Season
       Vendor / Farmer Stalls – 150-200
    Attendees / Visitors
    • Flower Day – Estimated – 200,000-250,000
    • Saturday Visitors – 30-000-50,000
    Traffic / Crowds
    • Heaviest during mornings, 7:00AM – Noon

    Market Characteristics:
    Over 200,000 thousand quick, jittery, some fast walking, other slow walk , then pause and a look down in hypnotic trance.  The Eastern Market is a fast or slow environment.

    The Michigan Detroit Eastern Market is lined with old breakfast restaurants, and specialty shops.

    There are ample parking lots, and structures, you can park anywhere that does not obstruct traffic (police turns a blind eye:) A typical 3 – 5 minute wait is all the patients you need to garner a prime parking spot.

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