Flowering apricot trees are among the earliest flowering trees to bloom, sometimes as early as January and that's mid-winter in Georgia. These trees are sometimes called, Prunus mume, that name referring to the Latin, horticultural classification. The Peggy Clarke, cultivar flowers are bright pink, double flowers, 2 inches wide and emit an intense spicy, pleasantly fragrant, aromatic cloud. Rosemary Clarke apricot double-flowers are pure white, and W.B. Clarke flowers are colored double-pink.
Peggy Clarke Flowering Apricot Tree
Flowering Apricot in February
Peggy Clarke flowering Apricots are covered with bright pink double flowers and sometimes can bloom as early as January. IF frost kills the first blooms, the tree will rebloom during warmup periods.
Flowering Apricots are different from most other flowering trees, because of the dense concentration of double pink flowers that appear in winter.