Historic Flowers of Carlsbad - Carlsbad, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 09.457 W 117° 20.476
11S E 468176 N 3668812
Quick Description: A sculpture that mimics the shape of a Bird of Paradise flower in Carlsbad, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2021 2:18:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM13N4A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Clint Pedley of Carlsbad received some "bird" seeds in 1934 as a partial payment of an old debt. His brother obtained additional plants from Kate Sessions who was San Diego's pioneer horticulturalist. The Bird of Paradise was adopted as the official flower when Carlsbad was incorporated in 1952."
Group that erected the marker: City of Carlsbad

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Carlsbad, CA, USA

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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