7 Great Places to View Wildflowers in Asheville

Rhododendrons bloom along an area of Western North Carolina. Article by  Mark File .

Rhododendrons bloom along an area of Western North Carolina. Article by Mark File.

See Why Our Mountains Create the Biggest Bouquet of Flowers You May Ever Find

The lush forests and temperate weather of Asheville's mountains create a mind-boggling kaleidoscope of flowering plants. And many of them cannot be found anywhere else in the world! Here are some of my favorite spots for eye-popping blossoming beauties. Don’t forget your camera.

Biltmore

One of the most spectacular gardens in the entire country is found at America’s largest house. The Walled Garden is home to a massive progression of seasonal blooms, along with the rose and butterfly gardens. It’s the place to take selfies that will make your friends jealous. During the wintertime, head inside the Conservatory for exotic blossoms that will transport you to the warm tropics.

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