Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at
Prunus 'Hokusai' (Sato-zakura Group)
A medium tree to 5m, upright and vase-shaped when young but spreading with age.
The flowers are large, semi-double, pale pink and highly scented. The young foliage is bronze-coloure, turning gree over summer and yellow in the autumn.
It is an old cultivar introduced by Collingwood Ingram and named after a well-known Japanese artist.
RHS Award of Garden Merit 2012.
- One by the Covert; square I7; tag 4044; planted 2008
- One in the Memorial Garden; square K11; tag 4205; planted 2012.