Beloved Flowers Ordered To Be Removed

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ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS URGED TO CALL METRO DENVER CRIME STOPPERS.

LIVE IN DENVER TONIGHT, JEFF TODD, CBS4 NEWS.

AND NEIGHBORHOOD DUSTUP HAS ONE SIDE FIGHTING TO SAVE THE SUNFLOWERS.

CBS4'S LAUREN DISPIRITO FOLLOWING THIS UNUSUAL CONTROVERSY.

IT'S GONE ALL THE WAY TO CITY HALL NOW? Reporter: IT HAS.

IT STARTED WITH A LETTER THAT THE HOMEOWNER RECEIVED SAYING THAT ALL OF THIS HAS TO GO.

IN PART BECAUSE IT'S A SAFETY HAZARD.

AT 12th AND ELIZABETH IN CONGRESS PARK, A SHADOW HAS BEEN CAST OVER A PATCH OF SUNSHINE.

INSPECTORS TOLD JEFF MOSHER, THE SUNFLOWERS THAT HAVE FILLED HIS CORNER FOR THE PAST DECADE, ARE TOO TALL.

IN VIOLATION OF CITY CODE.

COULDN'T BELIEVE THAT SOMEBODY ACTUALLY COMPLAINED ABOUT SOMETHING THAT BRINGS SUCH JOY AND HAPPINESS TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

Reporter: THEY ARE HOME TO BIRDS AND BEES.

THEY ARE A POPULAR SPOT FOR WEDDING PICTURES, A CONVERSATION PIECE, EVEN A SOURCE OF STRENGTH.

I'VE HAD SEVERAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THEY JUST KIND OF LIKE, YOU KNOW, PICK ME UP A LITTLE BIT FROM THEM.

Reporter: VOICING HER DISPLEASURE WITH THE CITY'S MOVE, RUTH WILL HIM HOPES THE FLOWERS CAN STAY.

IT UNIFIES THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

WE ALL LOVE THEM.

WE ALL TALK ABOUT THEM.

AND WALK THROUGH THEM AND ENJOY THEM.

I WANT THEM TO KNOW THEY WERE PUT HERE OUT OF LOVE.

THAT MAY SOUND STUPID, BUT THEY WERE PUT HERE OUT OF LOVE.

Reporter: COUNCILMAN WAYNE NEW REPRESENTS THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.

HE SAYS HE IS TRYING TO ORGANIZE A MEETING BETWEEN THE CITY INSPECTOR, MOSHER AND ANY.

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