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The flowers in Prince’s mural in California bloom into the shape of his hair

Christine Stein posted this photo on Twitter because the bush behind the mural had never bloomed before

A mural of dead pop legend Prince bloomed just a week before the anniversary of his death with flowers shaped like his hair.

Prince’s death in 2016 at the age of 57 shocked the world – after he was found unconscious in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate in Minneapolis.

Such was the response to the passing of this pop icon that tributes flooded in from around the world.

Among those flocking to pay their respects to the music legend was California artist Christine Stein.

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Christine Stein posted this photo on Twitter because the bush behind the mural had never bloomed before

Christine Stein posted this photo on Twitter because the bush behind the mural had never bloomed before

Prince died in 2017 of a fatal overdose of the painkiller fentanyl - a drug responsible for thousands of deaths in the US each year

Prince died in 2017 of a fatal overdose of the painkiller fentanyl – a drug responsible for thousands of deaths in the US each year

She planted a bush in her garden in front of a dead star mural – not knowing that the plant was capable of producing flowers.

However, after someone “dropped mulch” in her front yard, the tree soon exploded.

In addition, according to Stein, the mulch made the soil incredibly fertile. And the remarkable number of blooming flowers meant they began to resemble the singer’s hair.

Stein posted a picture of the miracle tree on Twitter: “Our prince bush suddenly started blooming! Now hundreds of bees are buzzing and there are several birds living in the bush! Happy Easter to all!’

A tweet featuring a picture of the bush received more than 41,000 likes and was compiled into a Twitter Moment.

“When he left, he rejoined the universe. So the pastel colors in the mural represent a galaxy in space, and the only star that lives in that galaxy is Prince. His spirit lives on at 432 Hz,” Stein explained on Twitter.

Prince is most famous for his song Purple Rain, which topped the charts after he died

Prince is most famous for his song Purple Rain, which topped the charts after he died

Last month, it was reported that Prince died of a fentanyl overdose after several experts revealed that he had “extremely high concentration in his bloodstream when he died.

What is fentanyl and why is it so dangerous?

Fentanyl was originally developed in Belgium in the 1950s to help cancer patients manage pain. Because of its extreme potency, it has become popular among recreational drug users.

Between late 2013 and early 2015, more than 700 deaths were attributed to fentanyl and related substances in Australia. Drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 people in the U.S. in 2017 — a record held by fentanyl. While in England and Wales there have been around 300 deaths from fentanyl since 1993.

It is often added to heroin because it creates the same high as the drug, while the effects are biologically identical. However, according to US officials, it can be up to 50 times more effective than heroin.

Deaths linked to fentanyl and related drugs doubled to more than 19,000 in 2016.

In America, fentanyl is classified as a Schedule II drug – indicating that it has a strong potential for abuse and can create psychological and physical dependence.

Other Schedule II drugs include Vicodin, cocaine, methamphetamine, Adderall, Ritalin, and oxcodone.

Pills and pamphlets about opioid addiction were found strewn around the singer’s home after his tragic death last year, search warrants were released in April last year.

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The warrants also revealed the fact that Prince was in a romantic relationship with a former Voice contestant.

Prince and Judith Hill, 32, have reportedly been dating since 2014 and have been communicating through an email account set up by Prince’s former manager, Julia Ramadan.

Hill previously described their relationship as “intense” but never called it outright romantic.

An intensely private person, documents show Prince also traveled under the name Peter Bravestrong.

Only one of the bags of drugs found at Prince’s home tested positive for fentanyl, and police were unable to determine through their investigation how he obtained the drug — for which he did not have a prescription.

A search was underway to try to locate the person who provided the lethal substance.

Prince did not have a cell phone, and authorities searched several email accounts belonging to him as they sought to determine who he communicated with and where he obtained the drugs that killed him, according to search warrants.

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