The 2019 Florida Wildflower Symposium will be held on April 12–13, 2019
at the Straughn UF/IFAS Extension in Gainesville.

Straughn UF/IFAS Extension

Exhibitors • Field Trips • Presentations • Native Plant Sale

The Florida Wildflower Symposium is the only educational gathering of its kind, focusing exclusively on Florida’s native wildflowers and the wildlife that depends on them.

The tenth annual symposium will offer field trips to local natural areas, hands-on workshops, and educational presentations by experts on planting and growing native wildflowers, creating habitat for pollinators, and much more. You won’t want to miss this fun and informative event!

Watch this space for updates on speakers and workshops,
field trip opportunities and our Friday night social!

Become a sponsor

SponsorshipOpportunities2019Learn about our sponsorship opportunities and register online here. Or download, print and mail a sponsorship registration form.

Interested in being a vendor or exhibitor?

Click here to apply. Space is limited. Vendors and exhibitors will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


Volunteering is a great way to get involved with the Foundation and make new friends. And it has some great perks, too! Click here to find out how you can be a part of this exciting event.

Local lodging

Wyndham Garden Gainesville (MAP)
2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL  32608
Florida Wildflower Foundation group rate of $82 (Thu 4/11) and $109 (Fri-Sat 4/12-13) per room (King or Queen Double) applies. Must book by 3/28/2019. Rate includes free WIFI and onsite parking.
Reference the Florida Wildflower Foundation to receive the discounted rate.

Hampton Inn Gainesville (MAP)
4225 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
Florida Wildflower Foundation group rate of $119 per room (Queen Double) applies with 30-day cancellation policy. Must book by 3/11/2019. Rate includes free WIFI, breakfast and onsite parking.
Call and reference group code FWF or book online to receive the discounted group rate.


Contact us at or 407-622-1606.