The global ornamental sunflower market is estimated to be valued at US$ 81.2 million in 2021, according to Ornamental Sunflower Market Report, by Type (Branching Sunflower, Dwarf & Semi-dwarf, Pollen-less Sunflower, and Others), by End Use (Residential and Commercial) by Application (Cut Flower and Potted Flower), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East & Africa), published by Coherent Market Insights.

Sunflowers are among the easiest flowers to grow, and their flowers thrive in the heat of the summers. Sunflowers can be added to a garden or landscape to enhance the appearance. Depending on the variety, sunflowers will bloom anytime from about 55 to 75 days after planting the seeds. About 60 days is a good average. A large number of people consider ornamental sunflowers for its bright yellow color which provides good appearance and soothing effect and increases the beauty of the area where the plant is situated. Ornamental sunflower comes in a variety of colors from creamy white, bronze, mahogany, rusty red, burgundy and orange, with some types producing flowers with more than one color. Sun bright and sunbeam are the most preferred varieties for plantation and decoration. Gardening is adopted by elder people as a hobby. Moreover, during lockdowns, home gardens help prevent diseases like osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle in older people.

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Key Trends and Analysis of the Global Ornamental Sunflower Market:

  • Among regions, North America accounted for the share of 19.1% in 2020 in the global ornamental sunflower market. The development of the commercial sunflower has been a multi-national effort spanning continents and thousands of years. The sunflower is native to North America and was first grown as a crop by indigenous tribes over 4,500 years ago. The development of the floriculture in the North America region has developed the market for the global ornamental sunflower in this region. The various applications of the ornamental sunflowers for decoration, garden fencing and the psychological effects that the flower gives are benefiting the overall market for ornamental sunflower.

Key Takeaways of the Ornamental Sunflower Market:

  • Among End User segment, Residential segment accounted for the highest market share of 70.5% in 2020, in the global ornamental sunflower An ornamental sunflower plant is grown for decoration, rather than food or other by-products. Ornamental sunflower may be grown in a flowerbed, shaped into a hedge or placed in a sunny apartment window. They are most often intentionally planted for aesthetic appeal, sunflowers are used in landscapes and throughout the home to beautify the surroundings. The browns and greens of nature are broken up by colourful flowering ornamental sunflower plants.
  • The others segment in end user segment includes commercial use of the ornamental sunflower which has seen a significant growth in global ornamental sunflower market. Ornamental sunflowers can also be seen as plants that are cultivated or grown to beautify or decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projectssuch as houses, walk ways, parks, and indoors. They are also planted and arranged or placed where they will thrive for a useful purpose. Worldwide it has increased significantly in volume and value of production, as well as specialization and commercialization.
  • Technology launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the global ornamental sunflower market. Gardening is adopted by elder people as a hobby. Moreover, during lockdowns, home gardens help prevent diseases like osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle in older people.

Global Ornamental Sunflower Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

  • The consequences of COVID-19 pandemic have led to the slowdown the demand for ornamental sunflower. The lockdown imposed to curb the transmission of the coronavirus pandemic made people confined to their homes while many non-essential businesses shut their shops, leaving thousands of small and marginal farmers helpless. According to a data published by Institute of Management Education Research and Training in January 2021, in the month of March 2019 and April 2019, India exported flowers to U.K. was 1,530.01 MT and 74.68 MT, respectively but in March 2020 and April 2020, it was 1,236.75 MT and 1.1 MT, respectively due to the lockdown. Around 650 businesses in the U.K. produce ornamental crops and U.K. floral industry contributes £1.4 billion (US$ 1.6 Bn) to country’s GDP annually.


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