Queenston, Ontario, Canada: Floral Clock

Inspired by a smaller floral clock in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 40-ft. wide blooming timepiece was built in 1950 by Ontario Hydro next to its generating station. The clock includes up to 16,000 plants, maintained by Niagara Parks. The design changes twice annually.

14004 Niagara Parkway, Queenston, ON, Canada
1.5 miles north of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens beside Sir Adam Beck Generating Station 1, south of the Queenston-Lewiston bridge.
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Floral Clock

This floral clock is a working clock with a face made of a variety of flowers. It is accessible year-round, although the concession and facilities are open in the warmer months only. The clock is along the route from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Niagara Falls, and wineries abound.

[Richard Stockman, 04/24/2012]

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