Downey Rose Float Association

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Dimensions: 30’H x 18’W x 54’L

Float Title: The Gold Rush

Float Theme
The float them relates to the parade theme, “Echoes of Success,” by representing one of the most historic events in California history. The discovery of Gold at Sutter’s mill brought thousands of people to California looking to strike it rich. the swell in population to the California economy was great. after the Gold Rush many of the people that came to California stayed and continued to thrive and live in this great state. The Gold Rush is and Echo of the great success of California.

Flowers/Materials used
Dry Materials: Jasmine rice, sweet rice Black sesame seed, Poppy seed, crushed walnut shell, straw flower, green split pea, yellow split pea, alfalfa, orange lentil, silver leaf, pumpkin seeds, flax seed, Green dendrobium orchid.

All text and information courtesy Pasadena Tournament of Roses.