May 10, 2022. Same blurb, new photos. ‘Shiro-fugen’ and ‘Kiku-zakura’ continue their interesting flower development. ‘Shiro-fugen flowers keep opening, so there are always white flowers in the mix, now giving the trees the impression of being pink-flowering with green leaves. While there is a lot of variation in flower colour on ‘Kiku-zakura’, it has the appearance of being lighter-coloured. There is lots of interesting stuff happening in the centre of the flowers.

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‘Shiro-fugen’ in the Riley Park neighbourhood, photo by Laura Blumenthal.
‘Kiku-zakura’ in the Riley Park neighbourhood, photo by Anne Eng.

These have been featured photos on the Blooming Now page.