Delaware State Flower

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Delaware State Flower: Peach Blossom

Scientific Name: Prunus persica

State Flower Description: The Peach Blossom show up on peach trees in the early spring before the leaves appear on the peach tree. Peach Blossoms are 5 petal flowers and are pink or light purple in color. The peach blossom was named the state flower of Delaware due to Delaware's reputation as the Peach State due to the one time of 800,000 plus peach trees that grew in the state.

Where It's Found: Peach Tree's are found around the world, but are mainly found today in commercial fields. The blossoms are found in the early spring right before the leaves appear on the trees

Delaware State Flower Dedication: 1895

 

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