Cherries and buttercups

Yesterday the Yoshino cherry was in peak bloom at the botanical garden. Unlike the crypto-British Okame cherry in flower last week, Prunus x yedoensis really is a Japanese hybrid.


The early Ranunculaceae are also putting on a good show.

There are more pictures here.

Yoshino cherry (Punus x yedoensis)
Yoshino cherry (Punus x yedoensis)
Weeping crab
Erodium chrysanthum
Fritillaria imperialis
Hellebore “Confetti Cake”

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