Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen'
This rich genus includes everything from English laurel to flowering apricots, cherries, peaches, and plums. (For edible varieties, see individual listings for apricot, cherry, peach, plum, and plum hybridss.)
Ornamental species and forms can be divided into two categories: evergreen and deciduous. Evergreen types are used chiefly as hedges, screens, shade trees, street trees. Deciduous flowering trees and shrubs, closely related to the fruit trees mentioned above, are valued for their winter or spring floral display as well as for attractive shape and for foliage form, texture, and sometimes even fall color. Many of these deciduous kinds offer a bonus of edible fruit.Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen'
This 25-ft. tree has wide, horizontal branches and double pink flowers that fade to white. It's very late to bloom, its flowers appearing with its coppery-red new leaves.
Strong horizontal branching gives this an umbrell-like form, but it's not turned down at the edges. Pi...
This tree is marked by spreading growth and arching branches. Semidouble and fully double pale pink fl...
Columnar in youth, this 20—25-ft. tree becoming vase shaped with age. Width at maturity is 8 to ...