White Cherry Blossoms in Frankfurt

It was just the beginning of spring when I was in Frankfurt in the first week of April. The trees seemed to getting ready with their colorful drapes. Even the plain white cherry blossom blooms were a sight to behold. The trees bursting with white cherry blooms looked like little white clouds. The tender shoots and buds in each branch indicated there is more that I was going to miss when I move out of Frankfurt.

Cherry Flower is the unofficial national flower of Japan and they have more than one hundred varieties of this. The ones I got to see in Frankfurt are the five petal blossoms. One of the famous Hanami (the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of cherry blossoms) of Germany is in Hamburg, may be I will be able to visit it some day when spring is at its peak. For the present, for you and me, I have these shots to enjoy.

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24 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    Exquisite flowers and superb captures, Indrani! I can feel your love of Europe in your posts and photos!! I did so enjoy the three years I lived there. Hope your weekend is going well for you and your family!


  2. Incredibly beautiful spring flowers !

  3. Joop Zand says:

    Lovely blossom , good shots Indrani.

  4. Haddock says:

    One of those wonderful flowers….
    when I was a kid this name for me meant the Cherry blossom shoe polish 🙂

  5. Lui says:

    That is so memorable indeed!

  6. Beautiful series of the blossoms.

  7. absolutely beautiful!

  8. arabesque says:

    these are just lovely! ^0^
    what a perfect spring for you.

  9. Randi says:

    Lovely photos, such beautiful blossoms.

  10. Sehr petische Fotos liebe Indrani…

    Grüsse aus der Schweiz


  11. Carver says:

    Beautiful blossoms from Frankfurt.

  12. Beautiful!!!
    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

  13. Rajesh says:

    Beautiful shots, very well composed.

  14. ladyfi says:

    So very pretty!

  15. Hilary says:

    Blossoms ARE spring. Beautiful.

  16. Beautiful blossoms. I love these as flowers and as images in art.

  17. Anya says:

    Your second shot is fantastic 🙂


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