• Cherry Blossom Festival

    Cherry Blossom Festival

    District of Columbia

Locations

East Potomac Park: 1,701 Trees

# Common Name
Botanical Name
995 Yoshino Cherry
Prunus x Yedoensis
414 Kwanzan Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Kwanzan"
190 Takesimensis Cherry
Prunus Takesimensis
60 Weeping Japanese Cherry
Prunus Subhirtella var. pendula
20 Snow Goose Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Snow Goose"
9 Sargent Cherry
Prunus Sargentii
6 Autumn Flowering Cherry
Prunus Subhirtella var. autumnalis
3 Akebono Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis "Akebono"
2 Afterglow Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis "Afterglow"
1 Shirofugen Cherry
Prunus serulata "Shirofugen"
1 Okame Cherry
Prunus x "Okame"




 

Tidal Basin 1,678

# Common Name
Botanical Name
1405 Yoshino Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis
105 Akebono Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis "Akebono"
50 Usuzumi Cherry
Prunus spachiana f. ascendens
44 Kwanzan Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Kwanzan"
34 Weeping Japanese Cherry
Prunus subhirtella var. pendula
14 Fugenzo Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Fugenzo"
14 Autumn Flowering Cherry
Prunus subhirtella var. autumnalis
12 Sargent Cherry
Prunus sargentii




 

Washington Monument Grounds: 342

# Common Name
Botanical Name
241 Yoshino Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis
100 Autumn Flowering Cherry
Prunus subhirtella var. autumalis
1
Kwanzan Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Kwanzan"




 

Other Park Sites: 49

# Common Name
Botanical Name
22 Kwanzan Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Kwanzan"
21
Yoshino Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis
4 Akebono Cherry
Prunus x yedoensis "Akebono"
1 Autumn Flowering Cherry
Prunus serrulata "Autumnalis"
1 Takesimensis Cherry
Prunus takesimensis

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Did You Know?

DYKcherryplaque

The first cherry trees were ceremonially planted by First Lady Helen Taft and Japanese Viscountess Iwa Chinda on March 27, 1912. 3,020 trees were planted throughout the modern National Mall and Memorial Parks as a gift from Tokyo, Japan to Washington, D.C. More...