- Flower nameHatazakura
- Scientific nameCerasus serrulata 'Hatazakura'
- Alias桜, 大島桜, 旗桜
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Horticultural species
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Hatazakura
Hatazakura (scientific name: Cerasus serrulata 'Hatazakura') is a variety of Oshima cherry. It has a deformed flag petal with a male stamen, and its flowers are fragrant. Like the Oshima-zakura, it has medium to large white flowers with five petals and fragrance. It blooms about a week after Somei-Yoshino because it blooms when Oshima-zakura blooms.
Flower color: white, blooming style: single-petaled, number of petals: 5 plus flag petals, flower diameter: medium to large, blooming season: late March to early April.