Japanese flower cherry
- All weather
Lat. name: Prunus serrulata
Planted around 1990
Also called oriental, East Asian or honeysuckle cherry
Home country: China, Korea, Japan
Popular as a decorative cherry in avenues, parks and gardens
Growth height from 3 to 8 meters
Flowering time: with the first warm days of April it begins to bloom profusely and unfolds its splendour for a few days. At the beginning of May the flowering is over.
Customs: in Japan, during the days of "Hanami" ("seeing the flower"), the flowering is the focus of people's attention. The media report about the way of the cherry blossom in Japan, there are also own flower calendars.
For the Japanese, the cherry blossom symbolizes the epitome of all flowers, it stands for purity and simplicity, the values of traditional Japanese culture.
"We live only for the moment, admiring the splendor of cherry blossoms." (wisdom from Japan)