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Prunus 'The Bride' (Flowering Cherry)

Flowering Cherry 'The Bride', Cherry 'The Bride', Prunus incisa 'The Bride',


Award-winning Prunus 'The Bride' is a small, rounded, deciduous tree boasting pure white, single flowers adorned with bright red anthers in early to mid spring. Opening from pink buds, the flat, open blooms are quite appealing with their large petals. Born in abundance along the bare branches, they provide a breathtaking floral display. As the flowers wane, the mid-green leaves emerge and create a fresh summer canopy before warming up to brilliant shades of red and orange in fall. A small shrubby tree that makes a fine specimen for a lawn and is ideal for growing in containers.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Typically grows up to 6-7 ft. tall and wide (2 m).
  • Performs best in full sun in moist, relatively fertile, well-drained soils.
  • Perfect choice as single specimen plants, mixed borders, lawns, containers.
  • Prune in midsummer if silver leaf is a problem
  • Watch for caterpillars, leaf-mining moths, bullfinches, silver leaf, bacterial canker and blossom wilt.
  • Propagate by budding or grafting, although softwood cuttings in early summer with bottom heat can be successful.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Prunus - Flowering Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Fall
Height 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
Spread 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Japanese Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Prunus - Flowering Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Fall
Height 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
Spread 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Japanese Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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