21 Billion Blooms in 2010
Victoria, B.C. – The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria have once again teamed up to record the scene at one of the World’s best Bloomin’ cities. The total number of blooms counted in the Annual Greater Victoria Flower Count was 21,691,666,716. Oak Bay was the leading Municipality with over 14 billion blooms followed by Victoria with almost 5 billion blooms. The winning class was Ms L Westby’s class from Willows Elementary and they win a trip to Butchart Gardens.
Greater Victoria is one of the best places on the planet to live work and play. The annual flower count is a testament to the wonderful climate and community spirit. Truly a gold medal performance by Mother Nature this year! (...more on the flower count)