Human Flower Project
Thursday, December 25, 2008
Here Come Santa Claus Flowers
With poinsettia sales down, we still bring tidings of ho-ho-horticulture.
Santa Claus rides again into the flower stand at San Francisco’s Union Square
Photo: Ranjay Mitra
The North Pole is not noted for its floriculture, but could anything measley as arctic ice thwart Santa Claus?
He appeared for the 45th year in a row in San Francisco’s Union Square with mounds of chrysanthemums, daisies, gladiolas, and stems of eucalyptus. The old elf arrived on an energy-efficient bicycle, having laid off the reindeer in a down economy.