Driving around on the Sunshine Coast in April and May one can see the most wonderful flowering trees everywhere.
The Royal Crest (the crowned lion standing on the crown), wears a collar of dogwood flowers, and sits atop the golden helmet of sovereignty. Traditional heraldic elements of a wreath and mantling represent Canada’s national colours. The golden helmet of sovereignty is placed between the shield and the crest to mark B.C.’s co-sovereign status in Confederation.
A Flowering Dogwood cultivar with pink flowers
I will find a few more to show you . . . . .