Flowering Winter Cherry with small pink flower fading to white mid winter. Flowers have light fragrance and flower up to 3 times a year including spring and autumn. Attractive vase like form with fine foliage – a lovely soft smaller growing ornamental tree. Popular for avenues, street planting and also with the Wax-eyes and other smaller birds mid-winter.
Winter FLOWERING Cherry – Prunus autumnalis ‘Southern Gem’ (also known as ‘Autumnalis Rosea’) - July 9th, 2018
Interesting PRUNUS autumnalis ‘Southern Gem’ Facts
“In Japan, the Prunus – Cherry blossom, or sakura, has been the national flower for centuries and is a symbol for the country itself“
“The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. The cherry blossom is known to represent the fragility and the beauty of life.“