Flowering Cherry (Prunus x hillieri 'Spire')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Parentage: Prunus sargentii X Prunus yedoensis

March Plants for Honey BeesMarch Plants for Honey Bees
March 13, 2012

It's March, the month spring officially arrives according to the calendar. Mother Nature might have different plans, but plants are bursting forth with renewed growth and the cool weather plants are blooming, bringing joy to everyone. Honey bees have built up their numbers and are busy taking advantage of the bountiful supply of food.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Feb 8, 2012 2:40 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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