Cool Places to see Flowers: Floriade Flower Festival


While it is fall everywhere else, Australia is celebrating their spring. Floriade, which means “to design with flowers” in Latin,  is a month long flower festival dedicated to showcasing one million flowers in bloom. Floriade is usually held from mid-September to early October.

Ferris wheel at floriade 2012

Photo Credit: floriadeaustralia.com

floriade at night 2012

Photo credit: floriadeaustralia.com

While many different flowers are planted at the gardens including irises, daffodils, hyacinths, violas and chrysanthemums, tulips continue to win hearts. Visitors can look forward to 78 different varieties of tulips. There will be exotic new varieties and old favourites at the Canberra’s Commonwealth Park, where the festival has been held since the beginning.

tulip display at floriade 2012

Photo Credit: floriadeaustralia.com

tulips at Floriade 2012

Photo Credit: floriadeaustralia.com

Along with displays of flowers, visitors will also enjoy roving entertainers, buskers, musical acts, and also a giant ferris wheel overlooking the garden beds.

To learn more about the festival, please visit: floriadeaustralia.com

About Lesley Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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  3. Wow, this is amazing!!! It is so beautiful!

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