Several cherry trees were chopped down this week, while fully flowered, for a new landscape design in Rosslyn.
White and pink flowers dot the sky around the Tidal Basin as
D.C.\’s cherry blossom trees approach full bloom.
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D.C.\’s famed cherry blossom trees are stronger than spring time snow and cold snaps.
The grip of harsh winter on the region doesn\’t want to let go and
Washington\’s cherry blossoms, known for their brilliant pink signature on the
early spring landscape, are still hibernating.
The cherry blossoms are not in full bloom yet, but they are beginning to pop.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering
discounts at area businesses, including Macys,
Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.
The National Park Service is updating its
predicted peak bloom time for the District of
Columbia\’s cherry trees, now saying the peak
bloom will come in early April.
D.C. will be celebrating the 101st anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival this spring. Check out food, hotel and sightseeing specials in the area. (WTOP/Alex Beall)
For those interested in an inside perspective on
the festival, opportunities are available at
myriad events all over the city.
Allan Kiprono of Kenya set a course record Sunday morning in the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run, race officials say. He ran the 10 miles in 45:15.
Tickets to the National Cherry Blossom Festival opening ceremony are sold out. But there is hope for those who want to attend.
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