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Flower & Garden Festival Fun Facts
30 Million? That’s A LOT of flowers!!
|Original Photo: Disney|
“Goofy in Spring” includes new Chip and Dale topiaries, plus Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto in a comical gardening scene.
The plants used to created these features include pink and red begonias, dusty miller, palm fiber, palm seeds, ficus and lichen.
|Original Photo: Lin Leffel of Disney Mamas|
In the scene inspired by Disney’s Frozen, Elsa is using her magic to conjure a colorful spring garden in the World Showcase Plaza.
There are about 15 varieties of flowers: Arizona Cypress, Gerbera Daisy and Delphinium give the display a wintry feel. Hot pink, red, and orange Gerberas and yellow, blue and yellow Violas, violet Petunias and purple Dianthus depict the spring transformation. The Anna and Elsa topiaries are made from variegated Ficus, green Ficus and the succulent Sedum Coral Reef.
The best part? The display lights up and twinkles at night!
This year, there are 240 extra playground hours add extra festival magic for children and their families with the illuminated garden playgrounds staying open through park closing.