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Tulips, daffodils and cherry blossoms on full display in Canada

·4 min read
Crowds flock to a residential street in east Vancouver to enjoy the large canopy of cherry blossoms during the Easter long weekend. (Gian Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)
Crowds flock to a residential street in east Vancouver to enjoy the large canopy of cherry blossoms during the Easter long weekend. (Gian Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)

Spring is in full bloom across Canada with tulips, daffodils and cherry blossoms on display.

Here's a selection of some of the best blooms that CBC photographers, video producers and others captured in recent days.

Tulips and daffodils

A dog walker passes the tulips, daffodils and other flowers at Kew Gardens in Toronto on Saturday.

A woman walks her dog in front of Kew Williams House at Kew Gardens in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood on Saturday, May 8, 2021.
A woman walks her dog in front of Kew Williams House at Kew Gardens in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood on Saturday, May 8, 2021.(Showwei Chu/CBC)

(Showwei Chu/CBC)

A photographer works the scene at Major's Hill Park in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday.

A photographer snaps pictures of daffodils at Major's Hill Park in downtown Ottawa. Andrew Lee/CBC
A photographer snaps pictures of daffodils at Major's Hill Park in downtown Ottawa. Andrew Lee/CBC()

(Andrew Lee/CBC)

More tulips in Ottawa on April 13.

Tulips bloom in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Tulips bloom in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick(The Canadian Press)

(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

This image of tulips about to bloom in New Brunswick was shared using the #mycbcnb hashtag.

(@catherinehamiltonphotography/Instagram)

Daffodils on Marie Victorin Boulevard in Sainte-Catherine, Que., on Tuesday.

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(Jean-Claude Talania/Radio-Canada)

Wild bluebells

Bluebells bask in the sun at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on April 9.

Spring flowers bloom as the Canada flag flies at half mast at  Rideau Hall, in Ottawa on Friday, April 9, 2021, following the death of Prince Philip. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Spring flowers bloom as the Canada flag flies at half mast at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa on Friday, April 9, 2021, following the death of Prince Philip. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick(The Canadian Press)

(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Bluebells in Toronto on April 10.

Wild bluebells in Toronto&#39;s Beach neighbourhood on April 10, 2021.
Wild bluebells in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood on April 10, 2021.(Showwei Chu/CBC)

(CBC)

A photo of these bluebells was shared using the #mycbcnb hashtag.

(@eyegillian/Instagram)

Cherry blossoms take centre stage

Admirers photograph cherry blossoms at Kariya Park in Mississauga, Ont., on April 19.

People photograph cherry blossom trees at Kariya Park during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People photograph cherry blossom trees at Kariya Park during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette(THE CANADIAN PRESS)

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Families enjoy the cherry blossoms on a residential street in Vancouver on April 9.

Crowds of people flock to a residential street in East Vancouver to enjoy the large cover of cherry blossoms over the Easter long weekend.
Crowds of people flock to a residential street in East Vancouver to enjoy the large cover of cherry blossoms over the Easter long weekend.(Gian Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

(Gian Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

Taking a stroll

Two women walk in Stanley Park near a cherry tree in Vancouver on April 12.

Two people walk along a sidewalk in Stanley Park near a Cherry Blossom tree in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday, April 12, 2021.
Two people walk along a sidewalk in Stanley Park near a Cherry Blossom tree in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

(Ben Nelms/CBC)

A pedestrian walks past cherry trees at Kariya Park on April 19.

A person walks past cherry blossom trees at Kariya Park during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A person walks past cherry blossom trees at Kariya Park during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississauga, Ont., on Monday, April 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette(THE CANADIAN PRESS)

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

A young man enjoys the cherry blossoms at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Earth Day in Toronto.

Torontonians enjoy cherry blossoms in Bellwoods Park on Earth Day, Apr. 22, 2021.
Torontonians enjoy cherry blossoms in Bellwoods Park on Earth Day, Apr. 22, 2021.(Evan Mitsui)

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

The City of Toronto fenced off the cherry trees in High Park to discourage people from gathering during the peak blooming period. Here, an officer patrols Cherry Lane on April 27.

High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19. See Toronto Police Officer walking along empty path,
High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19. See Toronto Police Officer walking along empty path,()

(Patrick Morrell/CBC)

Taking a break

People catch up on a bench at Montreal's Botanical Garden on April 27.

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(Daniel Thomas/Radio-Canada)

Kids share some food in downtown Vancouver on April 6.

People are pictured wearing face masks in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. See cherry tree with blossoms in fg.
People are pictured wearing face masks in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. See cherry tree with blossoms in fg.(Ben Nelms/CBC)

(Ben Nelms/CBC)

People enjoy the sunset at Burnaby Mountain Park in Burnaby, B.C., on April 17.

People sit on the side of a hill below a cherry blossom tree in full bloom at Burnaby Mountain Park at sunset, in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, April 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People sit on the side of a hill below a cherry blossom tree in full bloom at Burnaby Mountain Park at sunset, in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, April 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck(THE CANADIAN PRESS)

(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Bird's-eye view

A drone provides a bird's-eye view of the cherry blossoms at Toronto's High Park on April 27.

High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19
High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19()

(Patrick Morrell/CBC)

High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19
High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021. Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19()

(Patrick Morrell/CBC)

Drone shot of High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021, Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19. See Maple Leaf Garden.
Drone shot of High Park cherry blossoms in bloom on 27 Apr 2021, Again this year, the city has fenced-off the blossoming trees due to COVID-19. See Maple Leaf Garden.()

(Patrick Morrell/CBC)

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