Pansies and heucheras stand out as August plant sales grow by 10%
A cracking last two weeks of August for plant sales means overall plant volumes were 10.3% up year-on-year for the month, according to Epos data from GTN Bestsellers.
This last week of the month saw sales up by 37% on the last week of August 2016 with big increases in Pansy and Heuchera sales a stand-out feature at the Top of the GTN Bestsellers Chart.
- Pansy sales increased by 20%, keeping them at No 2.
- Heucheras sold 12% more than last week, moving up one place to No 3.
- Papaver’s were the highest re-entry for the week at No 21. Iceland Poppy ‘Garden Gnome’ being the biggest seller in the EPoS data.
All Plants volume sales change week-on-week: UP 11.8% on last week. UP 36.8% on the same week last year.
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