What could be more summer than gorgeous sunflowers? Fields of sunflowers can give you the perfect photo for your Instagram feed. And who doesn’t want that? So we want to tell you about 13 local sunflower fields you can visit this summer.
When is the best time to visit? According to Gardendesign.com annual sunflowers bloom during summer and into autumn. Sow new plants every few weeks and you’ll enjoy non-stop flowers until the first frost. Perennial sunflowers bloom for a period of 8-12 weeks with some beginning as early as July and others finishing as late as October.
13 Local Sunflower Fields You Can Visit
- Oddie’s Sunflower Field 2890 Oddie Road, Salisbury, NC
- Wise Acres 4701 Hartis Rd, Indian Trail, NC
- Howard Family Farm 250 Crater Rd #9290, Harmony, NC
- Lineberger’s Maple Springs Farm 906 Dallas Stanley Hwy, Dallas, NC
- Draper Wildlife Management Area Sunflower Field 1080 Brattonsville Rd, McConnells, SC
- Waxhaw Sunflower Fields Providence Road (Highway 16) and Ennis Road.
- Dogwoods Farms 8096 Belews Creek Road, Belews Creek, NC
- Springs Farm 1010 Springfield Parkway, Fort Mill, SC
- Kersey Valley Attractions Sunflowers 1615 Kersey Valley Rd, Archdale, NC
- McLawland Farms 8632 Reedy Creek Road, Charlotte, NC
- Carrigan Farms 1261 Oakridge Farm Hwy, Mooresville, NC
- Cane Creek Park 5213 Harkey Road, Waxhaw, NC
- Bush-N-Vine Farm 1650 Filbert Highway, York, SC
Make sure to call ahead if you plan on visiting to make sure the flowers are in bloom. Remember to not pick the flowers unless specifically told it is allowed. You want to make sure other people can enjoy the beautiful sites just as you have.