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Flowers Invade Fifth Avenue to Herald Springtime and Add Color to Mother's Day Festivities

New York’s most fashionable street is in full bloom—and just in time for spring. Organized by the Fifth Avenue Association in collaboration with Sachi Rose design studio, “Fifth Avenue Blooms” is a walkable floral experience consisting of a (literal) river of over 7,000 blooms, all placed between 47th and 59th streets on Fifth Avenue. Demonstrating flower power at its finest, the installation not only pays homage to spring and Mother’s Day celebrations, but is also an incredible act of goodwill.

Each of the 10 blocks used for “Fifth Avenue Blooms” features grow bags overflowing with assorted flowers in a different color palette, presenting many Instagram-worthy spots for native New Yorkers and day-trippers alike. Aside from the photo-ops, the installation was launched to benefit the nonprofit organization, Every Mother Counts. Onlookers are encouraged to make a donation to the organization, whose mission is to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mom, everywhere.

Although the installation is only open through May 14th, the floral fun doesn’t end there. All remaining flowers from the display will be donated to the Newark Downtown District organization, where they will be replanted in local parks and enjoyed for the rest of the season.

For more updates from the event, follow along on social media using the hashtag #FifthAvenueBlooms.