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Plant flowering cherries where they'll be visible through a window, then enjoy these garden centerpieces in all four seasons. Their graceful weeping branches are laden with pink confetti-like blooms in spring, and the satiny bark shines to best advantage when bare in winter. Many offer wonderful fall foliage to complete the beauty.
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Prunus triloba bursts into bloom in May with bold double pink flowers. It's usually grown as a shrub, through it can be pruned as a small tree. It grows 12 feet tall and wide. Zones 6-8
(Prunus x subhirtella) features pink or white flowers in spring and sometimes again in fall. It grows 25 feet tall and wide. Zones 6-8
(Prunus serrula) bears shiny, copper-colored bark and white flowers in mid-spring. The green foliage turns gold in fall. The tree grows 30 feet tall and wide. Zones 6-8
Newport Cherry plum
(Prunus cerasifera 'Newport') bears attractive purple foliage and white flowers in spring. The plum-like fruit is edible. The tree grows 30 feet tall and wide and is native to areas of North America. Zones 5-9