The red flowers make up a symbolic letter S.
Such a simple saying, yet we sometimes forget.
From my research, Carolyn Craig Franklin and her husband, Carl, were instrumental in raising money to fund scholarships for students attending University of Southern California where at one-time Mr. Franklin was the school's vice president and law professor. Mrs. Franklin had a knack for gardening and she was devoted to campus beautification that after she passed away, the school's trustee dedicated this garden area in her honor.
On this particular day, the church was closed to visitors, but you can see its interior from one of my previous posts.