DC’s Century-Old Cherry Blossoms Thrive

Washington’s famous cherry blossoms have endured wars, weather and hungry beavers. Some of the original trees planted 100 years ago by a first lady live on. Photo Credit: Khairil Zhafri via Flickr.

DC's Old Cherry Blossoms Thrive
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28 comments

Warren Webber
Warren Webberabout a year ago

Live long and prosper!

Sarah M.
Sarah M.4 years ago

cool

yana dimitrova
yana dimitrova4 years ago

THANK YOU

paul m.
paul m.4 years ago

love it...Thanks..

John Duqesa
Past Member 4 years ago

They are so beautiful. There's a main road where I used to live in which a long-dead town planner caused the whole 2 mile long road to be planted on both sides with cherry blossom trees. Yhey are so beautiful in the spring.

Vicky Pitchford
Vicky P.4 years ago

very nice

Nimue Pendragon
Nimue Pendragon4 years ago

Wow, this is really cool! :)

Carole F.
Carole f.4 years ago

ron b. right on!

the trees are beautiful. granddaughters' school visited on friday, and pictures sent to me. wow! always amazing!

Ron B.
Ron B.4 years ago

So nice to see something thriving in D.C. besides greed!

dawn walker
Dawn W.4 years ago

So beautiful,and cherry blossoms smell pretty too. But lilacs are my favorite :)