Prunus serrulata 'Shogetsu'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Shogetsu’

About Prunus serrulata 'Shogetsu'

Three to six flowers hang in pendulous clusters on this medium-size cultivar. Shell-pink buds open to semidouble white or faintly pink flowers. Shogetsu means "moon hanging low by a pine tree."

Stages of Bloom

Shogetsu Pre Bloom Shogetsu First Bloom Shogetsu Peak Bloom Shogetsu Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

Location at BBG

Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (south of Lake), Osborne Garden (Central)


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