FLOWERING PLUM

(deciduous leaf-losing) 

The best flowering plums are distinguished by their coloured leaves, which make them decorative from spring to autumn:

Plum blossoms in Nanjing, China.

Plum blossoms in Nanjing, China. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

P. blireiana, 15 to 20 ft., coppery-red leaves and double pink flowers in spring.

P. cerasifera nigra, 15 to 25 ft., maroon leaves and pink flowers in spring, often used for hedging.

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16. October 2012 by admin
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