Iowa Flower Fields to Visit This Spring

Spring has nearly begun in Iowa, and the state is buzzing as the frigid winter melts away and is replaced with a kaleidoscope of color as flower fields bounce back to life. The following are five picture-perfect flower fields in Iowa to visit this season, offering U-pick florals and seemingly endless fields to explore. 

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Bochner Farms


A hidden gem located off a beaten path in Indianola, Bochner Farms is an enchanting family-owned flower farm where visitors can wander through fields of vibrant blooms and hand-pick their favorite florals. The farm boasts an assortment of breeds to choose from, including tulips, sunflowers and over 500 different daylily varieties. New this season is the Bubbles & Blooms experience, featuring mimosas and pastries as guests build their U-pick bouquets for $45 per person. Additionally, this offer will grant access to the chicken coop and a behind-the-scenes look into the new Willow Cottage, a 22-bed garden. Reservations must be made online for U-pick-style experiences and times vary depending on the date. For more information, visit

Lovely Bunches

Iowa City

Bask in the beauty of nature at Lovely Bunches, an enchanting, family-owned and -operated flower farm in Iowa City. With a focus on sustainable growing practices, the farm cultivates a stunning array of seasonal flowers, including roses, mums, buckwheat, celosia and many other unique blooms. In addition to U-pick flowers from the fields, Lovely Bunches also offers guests seasonal produce, pasture-raised eggs, flower crown kits and more. U-pick experiences are $25 per bucket and take place every Sunday. Hours vary depending on the weather, and reservations must be made online in advance. For more information, visit

Iowa Flower Farm

Iowa Flower Farm


Bring more color into your life with Iowa Flower Farm, a tranquil escape in the picturesque countryside of Maxwell. This flower field in Iowa offers acres of blooms with a sea of unique breeds, including wildflowers, sunflowers, lisianthus, dahlias, roses and more. With a passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship, the farm cultivates a wide variety of flowers using organic practices. Visitors are invited to wander through the fields and select their favorite blooms to create custom arrangements during U-pick days starting in May. For more information, visit

Loess Hills Lavender Farm

Missouri Valley

Experience the beauty of lavender fields at Loess Hills Lavender Farm in Missouri Valley. The flower field in Iowa is one of the only lavender farms in the state, offering locals a rare opportunity to discover the delicate floral, known for its fragrant blooms and therapeutic properties. Visitors can stroll through the lavender fields, admiring the vibrant hues and aromatic scents, or participate in workshops and events focused on lavender cultivation, bundle cutting and crafting. The farm’s season begins in May when lavender is at its peak. For more information, visit

Alissa’s Flower Farm

Alissa’s Flower Farm


With its idyllic surroundings and vibrant blooms, Alissa’s Flower Farm in Hull offers a delightful escape for flower lovers this season. The flower farm’s bounty is commonly found at Falls Park Farmers Market, and it now offers the opportunity for its fans to create their own custom bouquets during its U-pick season. In addition to cutting and creating bundles, the flower oasis offers photo opportunities in the fields, spots to picnic and an on-site market with fresh florals and herbs to take home. U-pick (in addition to other activities) is available Thursday and Friday, from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, visit

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