Spring in Southern Ontario brings a beautiful array of flowers. If you’ve been a guest at Chiefswood Park and taken a stroll through the grounds along the Grand River, you may have seen some of these common springtime flowers:

  1. Trillium: The trillium is Ontario’s provincial flower. It blooms in early spring with its iconic three white petals and three green sepals.

  2. Bloodroot: This wildflower produces delicate white blooms with yellow centers. It’s often found in wooded areas and blooms in early to mid-spring.

  3. Bluebell: Also known as Virginia Bluebell or Virginia Cowslip, these bell-shaped flowers come in shades of blue and purple and can be found in woodlands and alongside streams in spring.

  4. Mayapple: This is a unique and intriguing plant that adds interest to woodland gardens and naturalized areas, but its toxic properties require careful consideration and respect. (Learn more about its toxic properties here).

  5. Marsh Marigold: Found in wetlands and along banks, Marsh Marigolds produce bright yellow flowers in early spring.

  6. Spring Beauty: As its name suggests, this delicate flower blooms in early spring with pink or white petals striped with darker pink veins.

  7. Wild Geranium: Can be commonly found in moist woodlands, along stream banks, and in other shaded or partially shaded habitats with rich, well-drained soil.

  8. Wood Anemone: These delicate white flowers bloom in early spring in woodland areas, adding a touch of elegance to the forest floor.

These are just a few examples of the many beautiful flowers that bloom around Chiefswood Park and in Southern Ontario in the springtime. If you would like more information about Chiefswood Park please call (519) 752-3969 or click here to book your next stay!