Nothing says “Spring is here!” quite like the annual Victoria Flower Count!
This event celebrates the vibrant flowers that sprout all over our city come Spring, and last year, the tally was 138,798,660 flowers in total.
Each community is challenge to have counted the most flowers and be crowned the “Bloomingest Community” of the Greater Victoria area.
In 2017, Colwood won the challenge with 64,410,368 blooms, while Victoria was the runner up at 30,282,840 flowers.
Remember… use our handy guide for counting!
Small tree of blossoms =250,000 blossoms
Medium tree of blossoms =500,000 blossoms
Large tree of blossoms =750,000 blossoms
Small Heather bush =500 blossoms
Medium Heather bush =1,000 blossoms
Large Heather bush =2,000 blossoms pic.twitter.com/WMBHYjlvm0
— Victoria FlowerCount (@FlowerCount) March 6, 2018
Help your community (and yourself) win
Get counting, because from March 7th-14th, every blossom matters to your municipality!
Want to win something for yourself too?
Each day of the Flower Count, visit www.usedvictoria.com, search for the daily Flower Count Hidden Bloom, and when you’ve found it, Tweet the ad with the hashtag #FlowerCount and @UsedVictoria.
Every Tweet enters you to win one daily prize from Tourism Victoria.