The Biltmore Estate is always worth a visit but during the annual spring Festival of Flowers? You’d be hard pressed to find a more spectacular display of colorful blooms in a more perfect location. George Vanderbilt’s magnificent Biltmore gardens, the final project of legendary landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted.
On the first day of spring every year, the Biltmore Estate’s gardens come to life with thousands of bright and beautiful blooms. More than 100,000 bulbs await their turn in the estate’s gardens and nurseries. As the season unfolds, so, too do the displays: orchids, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, forsythia, azaleas, roses and more. You can watch spring’s steady progression towards summer through the cycling hues of the estate’s colorful flowers.
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