Vancouver Christmas

Pacific Dogwood

20.00
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Pacific Dogwood

20.00

The elegant white blooms of the Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) tree have been the official “flower” of British Columbia since 1956. The petals are actually modified leaves, called bracts, surrounding a cluster of 30 to 40 small green flowers. Pacific dogwoods bloom in April and May and the flowers can have anywhere from four to six bracts.

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The elegant white blooms of the Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) tree have been the official “flower” of British Columbia since 1956. The petals are actually modified leaves, called bracts, surrounding a cluster of 30 to 40 small green flowers. Pacific dogwoods bloom in April and May and the flowers can have anywhere from four to six bracts.

Size: diameter 3.25” by 1” depth (8.3cm X 2.7cm)

P.S. You might be interested in the symbolism of dogwood flowers and why this ornament has special meaning to me.