Prunus serrulata 'Ariake'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Ariake’

About Prunus serrulata 'Ariake'

This cultivar is thought to have been first introduced to the U.S. in 1912 as part of Washington D.C.’s Potomac Park flowering cherry collection. Its single large flowers are white to pale pink; mature trees may produce an additional petal in flower centers.

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