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Destination Irvine/Irvine Chamber of Commerce - Rose Parade Float

Published: 11/25/2015

KTLA 5

44-Irvine

Dimensions: 25'H x 18'W x 55'L

Builder: Phoenix Decorating Company

The float is a fantastical floral lab scene featuring an array of colorful beakers, helixes, elements and animated gears designed to explore the fun and adventure of science, technology, engineering and math. Peter the Anteater, the University of California, Irvine's mascot, dons a lab coat to become the whimsical scientist in a nod to the university's 50th anniversary and their role as a medical and technology innovation leader.

Materials: Innovation Rocks! coverage begins with large sculpted flowers (fronts & backs) with purple and hot pink fine cut statice, pink and yellow fine cut strawflower and white fine cut everlasting, centers of yellow mums and black hyacinth root, floral in centers with purple and light blue delphiniums and yellow billy buttons, Small leaves with insides of light green fine ground split pea and outsides of green ti leaves, large leaves of green ti leaves and stems of green ground parsley flakes and tall one of ti leaves. Books-all pages of white fine ground rice and black onion powder, covers of red ti leaves and trim of tan paper bark, black seaweed, Trim-raised flex of green whole split pea, edges of green ground parsley flakes and insets of kermit green mums, Red area- red fine cut strawflower, trim of yellow whole split peas, gold mums and orange ground lentil seed, Dark Blue-blue fine cut statice, trim/face of white large lima beans, edges of white fine ground rice, trim of kermit green mums, Brown-brown palm bark, trim of gold mums, edge of orange ground lentil seed, white large lima beans, edges of white fine ground rice, Yellow- yellow fine cut strawflower, trim of black beans, edges of black ground onion seed, trim of red large kidney beans, edges of red fine cut strawflower, Light Orange-orange ground lentil seed, trim raised flex, black beans, black ground onion seed and inset of black seaweed. Large Beakers-white fine ground rice, orange ground lentil seed, red and dark pink fine cut strawflower, rods of yellow, dark pink and red fine cut strawflower, Short Beaker-white fine ground rice and red fine cut strawflower, Large beaker in rear-white fine ground rice, orange ground lentil seed and bronze fine cut strawflower, Large Round Test Tubes-white fine ground rice, green fine ground split pea, orange fine ground lentil seed, red fine cut strawflower, DNA Molecules-outsides of dark blue iris petals, xmas red mums, insides of blue fine cut statice and red fine cut strawflower, bars of blue and hot pink fine cut statice and yellow fine cut strawflower, Elements- Light Blue-blue fine cut statice and blue corn meal, Dark Green-green ground parsley flakes, Yellow-yellow fine cut strawflower, Dark Blue-blue fine cut statice, Pale Green-pale green oregano, Large & Medium Black-black beans, Small Black-black onion powder, Small Test Tubes-white fine ground rice, yellow fine cut strawflower, blue fine cut statice, black onion powder, Holder-black seaweed, Lab Table-hot pink fine cut statice and underneath coverage of dark pink fine cut strawflower, Microscope: gold clover seed, yellow fine cut strawflower, orange fine ground lentil seed, bronze fine cut strawflower, black seaweed, black onion seed, Small Beakers: white fine ground rice, blue fine cut sttice, red fine cut strawflower, Beaker Stand, yellow fine cut strawflower, white fine ground rice and green fine ground split pea. Peter the Anteater: Eyes of black seaweed and white powdered rice, blue fine cut statice, mouth of white fine ground rice and black beans, nose of black seaweed, ears of dark blue and medium fine cut statice, Top of Nose, dark blue and medium fine cut statice, white powdered rice, Head, Body, Hands and Feet-dark, medium and light blue fine cut statice, Tail of black ground onion seed and blue fuzzy cut statice, Goggles of black seaweed, white powdered rice, light grey light lettuce seed, shiny grey silverleaf, bolts of shiny grey silverleaf, blue fine cut statice, bow tie of red fine cut strawflower, lab coat & pants of white fine ground rice, white button mums, cuffs of white large lima beans, button openings of dark grey poppy seed, buttons of black seaweed, shadows on coat-dark grey poppy seed and light grey light lettuce seed, Pens and Pencil in pocket-yellow, red and pink fine cut strawflower, purple fine cut statice, green whole split peas and gold clover seed, Blue Beaker-white fine ground rice and light blue fine cut statice, stir stick and base of white fine ground rice, stool of tan paper bark. Gears and Mechanism Arms, gold clover seed, black beans, dark blue iris petals, yellow button mums, yellow mums, gold mums, black seaweed, gold "fall" mums, xmas red mums, dark beau "rust" mums, dark lavender mums, yellow china mums, shiny grey silverleaf, blue fine cut statice, bases of black seaweed, yellow fine cut strawflower and shiny grey silverleaf, sides of orange lentil seed. Deck coverage of yellow gerberas, red roses, dark and light lavender roses. Multiple Floral arrangement components: Green cordyline plant, spanish moss, green foxtail fern, white hyacinths, pink hydrangeas, white tulips, pink tulips, short natural dry curly willow, natural dry sact cedar, sexy pink hanging heliconia, white cynbidiums, yellow jewels, pink and white anthuriums, green monster leaves, pink beehive ginger, red, pink white anthuriums, green ti leaves, hot pink gladiolas.

Under the Irvine Chamber of Commerce, Destination Irvine positions Irvine, California as a destination for visitors, meetings and groups.

All text and information courtesy Pasadena Tournament of Roses.

 

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