A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata (桜 or 櫻; さくら). Currently it is widely Prunus serrulata · Cherry blossom · National cherry blossom festival. National Cherry Blossom Festival – The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration. The latest information and forecasts on when Washington DC's cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom in Spring. Hi David, Do you think on the 31st or 1st there still may be cherry blossoms to see? Looking to hire a professional photographer for family, engagement, or portrait photos with the cherry blossoms? We look forward to seeing you back again very soon March 10, at 4: Tokyo Kyoto Osaka Nara Mount Fuji Hiroshima Kamakura Kobe Nagoya Hakone Nikko.