Today's bloom is European Bird Cherry 'Colorata' (Prunus padus)

Bloom of the Day for May 1st, 2010:

Type of plant: Trees

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Pink

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 2a to Zone 8b

Height: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m), 20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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Kell wrote:
Must be a new month since I saw your name, Kin! HELLO! And a perfect picture with which to start out marvelous May. Mike always has such nice shots to share with us. Mike's marvelous Mayday!

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PedricksCorner wrote:
Yes, a beautiful photo to start May off with! And good to see you back again GGKin!

onewish1 wrote:
pretty shot!