Peak daffodil bloom in April
Find a marvelous daffodil display each spring at Red Butte Garden during the months of mid-March, April, and early-May. Along with the daffodils, you will find thousands of other blooming bulbs.
Different bulb varieties peak at different times—so visit the Garden often this to discover what's blooming.
Almost every fall, Red Butte Garden volunteers and staff plant additional bulbs throughout the Garden, including an astounding 42,000 in the Water Conservation Garden in 2018, bringing up the total to a colorful array of over 524,000 blooming bulbs! Of those over 230,000 are daffodils. Other bulbs include Allium, Anemone, Calochortus, Camassia, Chionodoxa, Cyclamen, Erythronium, Fritillaria, Galanthus, Hyacinth, Hyacinthoides, Ipheion, Iris, Leucojum, Muscari, Scilla, Triteleia, and more. Further complimenting the blooming bulbs are blossoming trees, shrubs, and vines such as Magnolia, Flowering Pear, Crabapple, Hawthorn, Viburnum, Wisteria, Foxtail Lily, Lilac, and more!
Since 2013, Red Butte Garden has been recognized as an Official Display Garden by the American Daffodil Society. Our display includes 157 different cultivars from all 13 official divisions recognized by the Royal Horticultural Society of England. Our display also includes 14 recipients of the Wister and Panil Awards, which recognizes outstanding American hybridizers and daffodil selections.
In mid-March, thousands of miniature bulbs. Reticulated Iris, Siberian Squill, and Glory-of-the-Snow are not to be missed in the Rose Garden. The miniature bulbs are soon followed by thousands of daffodils and other blooming bulbs throughout the Garden.
Pack a picnic, bring your kids to play in the Children’s Garden, take a walk through the Garden's paved paths, hike in the Natural Area, or just relax and take in the warm spring sunshine.
Learn more about the Daffodil Display at Red Butte Garden.
Visit our Spring Blooming Bulbs page to learn about the many different varieties of bulbs and blooms.
For more information about the different plant collections in the Garden, visit our Plant Collections page.