Prunus ‘Pink Perfection’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: A small vase shaped tree with oval leaves, bronze when young, turning orange-red in autumn. The double, rose-pink flowers are one of the most exotic and long lasting of any of the Japanese flowering cherries, persisting for several weeks from early May.

History: Developed in the UK and been in cultivation since 1935. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

Prunus Growing Tips: Best grown in well-drained soil, in full sun to achieve the best flower display and autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk and clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Flowering month: May
  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour

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