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Helen Betts | all galleries >> 'Orchids! A Cultural Odyssey' and other flowers > What a difference a day makes!
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What a difference a day makes!
03-APR-2009

What a difference a day makes!

I fell in love with this tree in my neighborhood, but nobody seemed to know what it is. Even a friend had been searching, but to no avail. Desperate, I took a close-up of a blossom to my local hardware store, which also has a nursery, and the clerk said it was a quince, which I said it definitely wasn't. Suddenly, this customer standing next to me said, "You want to know what it is? I have one; it's a peach, some sort of Japanese variety." I searched further online, and sure enough, it's called Crimson Cascade Weeping Peach. I have one on order, but don't have a clue where I'm going to be able to put it!

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Isabel Cutler03-Apr-2009 22:20
What a big difference from the previous image - the blossoms have really opened up! Sorry I don't know what it is.
Isabel