It is hard to resist the flamboyance of the flowering cherries, and this one on the Fairway is no exception.
The emerging bronzed foliage of Prunus ‘Ichiyo’ contrasts well with the double, pale pink flowers. One of many hundreds of cultivars of flowering cherries, ‘Ichiyo’ is widely admired as a fine choice for the garden. The renowned cherry enthusiast, ‘Cherry’ Collingwood Ingram (1880 – 1980), spent his lifetime studying and enthusing about the genus Prunus, and wrote of ‘Ichiyo’ that “There is a refined quality about its flowers that is lacking in many of the cultivated varieties. “