If you eagerly anticipate the Cherry Blossom Festival, flowering apricots are sure to build your excitement.
Every February, this weeping apricot [Prunus mume] at Wildwood Farm bursts into bloom. At 15' tall, the cascading pink blossoms look winter fireworks on a clear blue day.
This grafted apricot was staked to reach it's full height and bent to give the trunk a slight curve. If your garden calls for something more formal, [red] upright growing flowering apricots have a traditional tree outline .
Plant them with later blooming flowering cherries to enjoy blossoms throughout the late winter months.