Perth Amboy’s New Mural on Smith St is called Morning Glory after the Official City Flower

The City of Perth Amboy commissioned a large mural by artist Emilio Florentine at 86 Smith St, near the High St intersection . The beautiful mural of blue flowers on a dark background is on the building owned by Rashnil and Marina Zakharyayev. The mural is of the Morning Glory flower, the city’s official flower. Muralist Emilio Florentine is well know for his floral murals which can be seen in Puerto Rico to Los Angeles to Jersey City. His real name is Corey Fleming. Mayor Diaz dedicated the morning glory mural to the Perth Amboy residents during the pandemic. Photo by Luis Canturencia.