Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands
The second largest flower garden on the planet, Keukenhof is also popularly referred to as the ‘Garden of Europe’. Home to the world famous Dutch tulips, the colorful garden houses more than 7 million tulips in full bloom in the wonderful Dutch Park. Soak up the fragrance of tulips, as a blaze of color emanates from the park along with the twisting wooden gardens, brooks and shady ponds, and winding paths. It’s truly an unforgettable sight.
Lavender Fields, France
Witness the blooming bright fields with your own eyes, once you have reached France. As you take in the unmatched sights, you will also be able to smell the pungent smell of the lovely lavender throughout the year. The fragrance is intense, and it also brings out the strong natural essence that is untouched and surreal. Located close to the Mont-Ventoux, these lavender fields are unlike anything that you may have seen before.
Butchart Gardens, Canada
The Butchart Gardens – one of Victoria’s most popular and famous attractions! Built to please the eyes and delight the senses, the garden is a colorful delight. Make your way around the gardens and stroll through intimate stone and stream lined paths with wide arrays of colorful flowers and trees. It could be the pale green of leaves in spring, brilliant pink or white flowers of trees, manicured grounds, and the fragrance is a treat to the nose of a thousand aromas of summer. The gardens alter their floral displays to suit the season, so it is just as fabulous in the spring and fall as it is in summer.
Fuji Shibazakura, Japan
Around 8, 00,000 five-petaled ‘emerald pink’ moss phlox of over six varieties of flowers in the vast fields makes for a stunning bright pink floral carpet at the foot of Mt. Fuji. Basically, a festival of shibazakuras that grows in white, fluorescent pink, red and rose pink is known as one of the most popular occasions worldwide. The Five Lakes area of Fuji offers breathtaking views of the vast flower fields of shibazakura with the stupendous Mt. Fiji in the backdrop.
Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai is generally mistaken to be a very dry and arid destination, however growing flowers in the desert is simpler than you think. You won’t believe the world’s biggest natural flower garden is stands proud in the middle of arid Dubai. Opened on Valentine’s Day and spread over 72,000 sq. meters, Dubai Miracle Garden exhibits more than 150 million flowers, each customized in different shapes like pyramids, hearts and many other attractive shapes. This unique display of colorful flowers will definitely mesmerize your senses.
Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
Best known for its seasonal flowers, the Hitachi Seaside Park is an endless flower paradise. Sprawling over 470 acres, it features vast flower gardens that change seasonally. In the spring, tiny blue flowers called Nemophilas, can be seen blooming all across the park. It feels like you’re standing in the midst of a blue carpet. Clusters of green cotton-ball-like shrubs looks like a green carpet spread across the park in the summer, while during the fall season, fall, these green “cotton balls” turn into a beautiful dark crimson color. Mesmerizing, isn’t it?
Gardens of Versailles, France
There are various breathtaking gardens all over the world — some of which date back to the 19th century. One of the largest patio gardens, the ‘Palace of Versailles’ is laid out on a grand scale. An iconic example of French style gardens, designed by Le Notre; it has 50 fountains, 620 water jets and 5.57 km of canals and a mind-boggling 372 statues, which form an integral part of the gardens. You cant help, but be impressed.
Washington DC maybe famous for its cherry blossoms and New England for its fall foliage, but nothing can beat the strikingly beautiful Texas bluebonnet. Bluebonnets, the state flower, are rooted deep in the hearts of the Texans If you are confused about when winter is going to be over, you need not to worry—bluebonnets, growing upto 12 inches, poke their heads through the earth, carpeting roadsides and fields with their rich blue pinnacles, and will let you that the spring is around.
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Thailand
Head to Pattaya to explore the lovely Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. Covering more than 500 acres of land area, the garden which was opened in 1980, is distributed into various smaller gardens such as the Butterfly Hill, Blue Garden, Canna Garden and the Stonehenge Garden. Besides housing the largest variety of orchids in Thailand, it also features the largest variety of palms and cycads on the planet.
Kenrokuen Garden, Japan
One of the three stunning Japanese Gardens, the Kenrokuen Garden is a haven of peace and tranquility in Japan. The garden looks astonishingly beautiful especially during the cherry blossom season in the spring. “Photographers, gardeners and souls just craving the inner peace that comes from observing the beauty of nature, should head to this garden, according to a popular legend.