Brill's Penrose Flowers

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Brill's Penrose Flowers

26488 Penrose Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
Whiteside County
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Brill's Penrose Flowers is a you-pick flower farm in northwest Whiteside County, just north of Sterling, IL--a half mile west of State Route 40.

Visitors are welcome to stroll through the gardens and pick flowers at their leisure. Everyone is provided with a container of water in which to carry the flowers home and a pair of scissors to return before leaving.

Open seasonally

Since the property is all outdoors (no greenhouse), Brill's is open from Mid-May to early June and closes after frost, from late September to October.

Hours during the season
Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How My You-Pick Flower Garden Works

  • Drive to the garden.
  • Pick up a container filled with water for your flower bouquet(s) and a pair of scissors.
  • Wander between the beds and pick flowers that are blooming and carefully place them in your container.
  • Before leaving return the scissors and pay for your bouquet(s). You keep the container and bring it when you return for more flowers.
  • Go home and enjoy arranging your flowers.

What can you do while in the garden

  • Enjoy picking flowers
  • Bring your lunch and sit at a table to enjoy the scenery, birds, butterflies, and sounds of the country.
  • Bring your friends and visit while you wander through the garden.
  • Play a game of tetherball.
  • Enjoy time in the sandbox with your little one.
  • Have your meeting in the garden instead of the conference room.


$10 per container of flowers (container goes home with you)

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26488 Penrose Rd
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