Cherry Blossom Viewing Guide
Japanese horticulturists tell us that there are more than 300 varieties of Sakura - Cherry Blossoms. A small number of those have made their way, in significant quantities, into North America. The viewing guide above is intended to familiarize the reader with the names of a few, just enough to get you started, of the more popular varieties that you may find in North American collections.
Major collections in the mid-Atlantic region worth visiting :
Belleville, NJ - Cherry Blossom Capital of America
Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
Fairmont Park, Philadelphia
Washington D.C., tidal basin