8 Gorgeous Sites From the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

It's our favorite time of year to visit the park.

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Mickey Mouse Topiary

Mickey Mouse Topiary

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Deanne Revel

There's no bad time to visit Walt Disney World, but at HGTV we definitely geek out on the International Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. Popular Disney characters come to live throughout the park with giant topiaries made of only flowers, grasses and other plants. Here are our favorite displays from the show this year.

Mickey Flower Bank

Mickey Flower Bank

Photo by: Deanne Revel

Deanne Revel

There's so much attention to detail, and no opportunity to display flora is overlooked. Just look at these tiny flower islands in the lake between Future World and World Showcase. Tiny. Flower. Islands.

Flower Islands

Flower Islands

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Deanne Revel

The real showstopper this year was the butterfly garden.

Giant Butterfly Topiary

Giant Butterfly Topiary

Photo by: Deanne Revel

Deanne Revel

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Lightning McQueen

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Bambi and Friends

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Cogsworth and Lumiere

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Clusters of fuschia pentas, Gerbera daisies and geraniums set the stage for some of the most beautiful butterfly species we've ever seen.

Butterfly Garden Flowers

Butterfly Garden Flowers

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Deanne Revel

All hail the Queen Butterfly!

Queen Butterfly

Queen Butterfly

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Deanne Revel

Hey there, Common Buckeye.

Common Buckeye Butterfly

Common Buckeye Butterfly

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Deanne Revel

And this beauty is a White Peacock Butterfly.

White Peacock Butterfly

White Peacock Butterfly

Photo by: Deanne Revel

Deanne Revel

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