Winter Showers Bring Spring Flowers – San Diego Springs to Life

Although it’s not officially Spring just yet, San Diego flowers are blooming left and right. Parks are full of them, gardens are bursting with color, and fields are filled with vibrant blossoms as far as the eye can see. Grab your camera and explore the springtime magic that San Diego has to offer.

Balboa Park

Housing 7 different year-round gardens to enjoy, Balboa Park is the perfect place to spend the day admiring Lily Ponds, Japanese Friendship Gardens, Rose Gardens, Desert Gardens and more. Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses!

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

From February to April, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park offers a spectacular display of wildflowers across the park’s 600,000 acres of land. These blooms depend on the winter rains and are at their peak for only two weeks. Visitors are advised to contact the park regarding the current season’s blooms.

Carlsbad Flower Fields

Brilliant colors blooming over 50 acres of hills make the Carlsbad Flower Fields truly breathtaking. Rows and rows of giant ranunculus flowers make up the signature display of the flower fields overlooking the California coastline of Carlsbad. Get ready to grab your camera and head up north, flower field season is from March to Mother’s Day (May).