Kwanzan flowering cherry trees during late spring are covered with pink multi-petaled blooms that are featured in our nation's Capitol, Washington, D.C. Yoshino flowering cherry trees are also extensively planted more in the Deep South, where the temperatures and humidity are elevated.Japanese flowering cherry trees have been hybridized for centuries by Japanese gardeners and were introduced into the U.S. over a hundred years ago by President Taft and the first lady and widely distributed since.
The Yoshino Flowering Cherry tree flower buds are pink but open into a white bloom that is mildly fragrant. There are many Yoshino Flowering Cherry trees growing in Washington, D.C. along with symmetrical lines of Kwanzan Pink Flowering Cherry along the river banks.
The Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees are the first to bloom in early spring. Available in pink and white, Flowering Cherry Trees are sometimes called Cherry Blossom Trees.