Cherry Blossom Viewing!
Chart of Cherry Blossoms IN OSAKA

Please understand that each description of the cherry blossoms below covers only trees in the Mint and does not gurantee the academic correctness.

MATSUMAE

MATSUMAE

Raised by Mr.Masatoshi Asari in Matsumae, Hokkaido by crossing "Itokukuri".
35 to 42 petals.
Clustered flowers around 5cm in deameter is drooping in bloom.
Changing from crimson to pink after blooming.

NUMBER:2


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MATSUMAEUSUBENIKOKONOE

MATSUMAEUSUBENIKOKONOE

Raised by Mr. Masatoshi Asari in Matsumae, Hokkaido by crossing "Kokonoe" and "Kasumizakura".
The flowers are pink color and very floriferous.
12 to 15 petals.

NUMBER:2


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MATSUMAEKOTOITOZAKURA

MATSUMAEKOTOITOZAKURA

Grown from the seed of the double cherry blossoms.
40 to 45 petals.
Changing from crimson to pink after blooming.

NUMBER:2


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MATSUMAEBENIMURASAKI

MATSUMAEBENIMURASAKI

Raised by Mr. Masatoshi Asari in Matsumae, Hokkaido by crossing "Edo" and a cultured variety.
A bud is deep red purple.
After in full bloom it turns into red purple.
Clustered flowers around 5cm in diameter is drooping in bloom.
Around 35 to 40 petals.

NUMBER:1


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MIKURUMAGAESHI

MIKURUMAGAESHI

Cultivated flowers in the garden of the Imperial Palace in Kyoto.
It is said the Emperor ordered to turn back the cart he was on to admire the beauty of this flower.
Color: pinkish white.

NUMBER:2


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MIYAKONISHIKI

MIYAKONISHIKI

Around 20 petals in the garden of the Imperial Palace in Kyoto.
Color: Pinkish white.

NUMBER:3


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YAEAKEBONO

YAEAKEBONO

11 to 17 petals colored with pink.
Rich fragrance.

NUMBER:2


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YAEBENIOHSHIMA

YAEBENIOHSHIMA

Double cherry blossoms with fragrance.
26 to 35 petals colored with pink.

NUMBER:2


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YAEBENISHIDARE

YAEBENISHIDARE

Double cherry blossoms colored with crimson.
Around 15 petals.

NUMBER:2


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YAEBENITORANOO

BENITORANOO

Cultivated in Kyoto from of olden time.
When in full bloom the shape of the flowers look much like tails of tigers.

NUMBER:4


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YAEMURASAKIZAKURA

YAEMURASAKIZAKURA

Cultivated from Murasakizakura by Mr. Miyoshi in Koishikawa Botanical garden in Tokyo.
Double cherry blossoms.

NUMBER:2


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YAHIKO

YAHIKO

Growing in Yahiko shrine in Niigata prefecture.
Around 100 petals, blooming in two stages.

NUMBER:1


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YAMAKOSHIMURASAKI

YAMAKOSHIMURASAKI

Typical wild cherry blossoms.
Single.
Color: deep crimson.

NUMBER:2


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YUGURE

YUGURE

Most beautiful in twilight time.
Cultivated blossoms with fragrance.
Around 10 petals.

NUMBER:2


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YOKIHI

YOKIHI

Once growing in Nara prefecture.
Crimson in bud, pink in full bloom.
Rich and beautiful flower associated with Yokihi, the beauty of old China.
Around 20 petals.

NUMBER:3


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YOROZAKURA

YOROZAKURA

Color: white.
5 to 8 petals.
Mixture of single and double.

NUMBER:2


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RANRAN

RANRAN

Hybrid between "Byakuran" and "Amayadori".
Named after Chinese bear cat, panda's name RANRAN at his death in Ueno zoo in Tokyo on Children's Day, May 5, 1980 for his memory by children in Matsumae in Hokkaido.
15 to 20 petals.
Color: very pale red to white.

NUMBER:3


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ROKKOGIKU

ROKKOGIKU

Color: pinkish white.
Blossoms belonging to Kikuzakura, grown in the ground of Rokko higher school (current Okayama university).

NUMBER:1


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