The 2002 Floral Flag is 740 feet wide and
390 feet high and maintains the proper Flag dimensions as described in Executive
This Flag is 6.65 acres and is the first Floral Flag to be planted with 5 pointed
Stars comprised of White Larkspur. Each Star is 24 feet indiameter; Each Stripe
is 30 feet wide. This Flag is estimated to contain more than 400,000 Larkspur
plants with 4-5 flower stems each for a total of more than 2 million flowers.
This flag was on V Street south of Ocean Ave. in Lompoc, CA. Aerial photo courtesy
of Bill Morson
Orbiting 423 miles above the Earth,
the Ikonos high-resolution
imaging satellite, launched from
Vandenberg Air Force Base
a few years ago, snapped
this image Sunday of the Lompoc
Valley's 6.5-acre floral flag.