Bob Gutowski, Director of Public ProgramsSakura, cherry blossom viewing, is a Japanese cultural tradition that has taken hold at the Morris Arboretum. For me it starts with Prunus mume, Japanese Apricot, already in bloom near the Garden Railroad. It carries a fine fragrance. I heard it was in bloom today and took a walk after work to get acquainted with this new tree in the collection.
|Prunus mume 'Shiro-Naniwa', Japanese Apricot, 2003-005-B|
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