Discover the Beauty of Spring Flowers in San Francisco
It is easy to be reminded of spring’s beauty when you walk along the streets of San Francisco. It is lined with various flower shops ranging from single bucket flower vendors to professional florists who offer lovely flower arrangements for all occasions. There’s nothing like blooming sunflowers, fresh tulips, sweet-smelling roses, dainty daisies, and exotic orchids to jumpstart spring.
If you’re neither living near San Francisco nor within the state of California but want to appreciate spring through flowers, it won’t take long and too much energy to pack up your bags and head to San Francisco! There are hundreds of affordable and cozy boutique hotels within the city. But if you want a more historic experience and stay closer to tourist attractions, it’s easy to find accommodations in Union Square, the city’s principal hotel and shopping district. Going back to spring flowers, here are a couple of places you should visit for a flower fix:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
After checking into the hotel, grab your camera and capture any of the 50,000 unique plants and flowers at the San Francisco Botanical Garden located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. It spans an area of 55 acres and boasts a collection of over 8,000 plant species from all over the world. Enjoy a walk on the Redwood Trail and experience the one-of-a-kind Garden of Fragrance. Want to take home a souvenir? The botanical garden has monthly plant sales of flowering shrubs and other ornamental plants.
Conservatory of Flowers
If you ask other flower enthusiasts who stay in San Francisco boutique hotels, the Conservatory of Flowers is another feature of Golden Gate Park that you shouldn’t miss. One of the world’s largest conservatories, it houses a collection of exotic and rare species such as carnivorous plants and the corpse flower. The conservatory has a rich history that includes surviving disasters and major reconstructions.
San Francisco Flower Market
A popular source of gorgeous flowers San Francisco hotels Union Square decorators use for their arrangements is the San Francisco Flower Market located at 6th Street and Brannan. This is the place where florists and wholesalers showcase their blooms and sell them for a fair price. There are a lot of vendors and stalls where you can purchase tulips, roses, orchids, lilies, and other wild flowers.
San Francisco Community Gardens
There are several boutique hotels in San Francisco located near community gardens and are maintained by the Recreation and Park Department. Almost 40 community gardens are situated throughout San Francisco that grow ornamental plants and vegetables for the community’s personal use. For more information about San Francisco, you may visit sftravel.com.
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