22 May Prunus campanulata x incisa Okame Flowering Cherry
Prunus `Okame’ is a cross between P. campanulata and P. incisa, In late winter to early spring it produces a mass display of pink flowers opening from reddish pink buds.
FEATURES: A wonderful addition to your garden, adding colour and exotic foliage.
CONDITIONS: Prefers cool, deep, moisture retentive soil in a sheltered site.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Provide adequate Summer water. Mulch with organic material (e.g. straw). Shelter from drying Summer heat and wind.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES: does well in containers, excellent shade or lawn specimen, feature with ‘cool site’ plants such as rhododendrons and azaleas.