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National Cherry Blossom Festival

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The Washington Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to a close this weekend – April 12th.
Did you fight the crowds to see the gorgeous blossoms?

aaaaaaaIf not – go now! Peek blooms are expected
April 11-14 this year! (The peak bloom date is defined as the day when 70% of the Yoshino Cherry  blossoms are open.)

The Cherry blossoms have been blooming around the tidal basin for over 100 years. The plantings of cherry trees originated in 1912 as a gift of friendship to the people of the United States from the people of Japan. In 1934, the District of Columbia Commissioners sponsored a three-day celebration which has been expanded over the years to the two week festival we have today. Washington Monument reflected in tidal basin

Look for great spring flower designs in our spring section. We sometimes even feature a cherry blossom bouquet.

Spring Waltz Bouquet

Spring Waltz Bouquet

 

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