Florals for spring might not be particularly groundbreaking, but they sure are gorgeous to be around. With radiant colors and beautiful scents, skipping around the flower districts of New York City is a stunning way to take in the city this spring.
The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens are a magical place to visit anytime of year, but they specifically come to life during the springtime. We recommend visiting the pink, yellow and white blossoms of Magnolia Plaza, which begin blooming in late March!
$15 for adults, Friday mornings before noon free admission.
Elevated off the ground and snaking its way 1.45 miles down Manhattan’s west-side is the beloved, High Line. One of the earliest risers this spring is the weather-resistant, common snowdrop. You can see them throughout the park. In later months, other New York native flowers line the walkways.
Considered the ‘Flower Capital of Manhattan’, Fort Tryon Park has over 800 varieties of ready-to-bloom flowers to identify and marvel at. The 67 acre park, located in Hudson Heights, is also home to the Met Museum’s showcase for medieval art, The Cloisters.
Central Park’s official ‘Bloom Guide’ makes flower-finding an absolute walk in the park. This spring you can enjoy daffodils at Conservatory Garden, striped squils at Shakespeare Garden, and Virginia Bluebells at the North Woods.
Tucked away in the Bronx, the 28-acre public garden Wave Hill is a celebration of horticulture and artistry. Their official blog features a “plant of the week” focus and details where you can find the stumble across each majestic flower. Photo by @wavehill on Instagram.
Check out more recommendations for spring in NYC on our blog!