Spring has sprung, and so have all the beautiful flowers this colorful season is known for, and Hilton Head is no exception. Even though our gorgeous island off the East Coast is best known for its sandy beachesbike trails, and award-winning golf courses, there are plenty of places to see spring flowers here in Hilton Head, and we’re going to tell you how to find them.

Warner W. Plahs Wildflower Field

Located in the midst of a 605-acre forest preserve, you will find a field planted with a custom mix of fourteen different species of wildflowers every year. The Warner W. Plahs Wildflower Field is a part of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve and has a blanket of colorful blooms of California and Corn Poppies, Black Eyed Susans, Cornflowers, Lemon Mint, and so much more. The wildflower field sits near a beautiful lake within the preserve, so pack a picnic lunch and make a day of it!  

Azaleas in Hilton Head

These seasonal shrubs provide bursts of color all over the island during the spring, and their flowers often last several weeks. Some of the best places to take in the beauty of azaleas in Hilton Head include:

  • Palmetto Dunes Golf Courses
  • Sea Pines Resort
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park
  • Main Street Village
  • Village at Wexford

These flowering bushes come in a wide range of stunning colors, from white to varying shades of pink, red, yellow, orange, and salmon, and you’ll find some of each right here in Hilton Head.

The Greenery

If you’re looking for the kind of flowers in Hilton Head you can give as a gift or take home as a souvenir, head over to The Greenery. This employee-owned garden center has an inventory filled to the brim with vibrant Spring flowering plants that will put a smile on anyone’s face! Their knowledgeable staff will help you select the perfect plant for your home climate, with options like roses, daisies, pansies, chrysanthemums, marigolds, phlox, and so much more. They even have a wide selection of herbs and edible plants if you’re the type who likes to give a gift with purpose!

 

Bring your camera along for memories you can take home with you, or buy some flowers you can plant and enjoy for years to come. There are plenty of places to find bright and colorful spring flowers in Hilton Head, you just have to know where to look!