We’ve seen plenty of creative solar panel designs — some more attractive than others. The latest to come down the pipeline is Solarflora, a sleek sculpture that holds three solar panels (one panel per “leaf”). Built by Nectar Design, the flower-like sculpture made its debut this week in New City Schools’ urban garden in Long Beach, California.

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The Solarflora was manufactured by Nectar at its Long Beach facility using all local products, and it marks Nectar’s contribution towards building a sustainable energy industry in the U.S. No word on whether Solarflora will be mass-produced (or how much it might cost), but we love the idea of home-grown, attractive solar power-producing sculptures!

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