The biological name of this flower is Prunus Mei.
The flower is found in different shades of pink, purple and white.
The petals are arranged around a central disk and the flower is about 2.5cm in diameter. The petals are scented.
The flower is native to Asia.
Plum blossom is the national flower of Taiwan.
Plum blossom is a deciduous plant that flowers in the middle of the winter season during the month of January in East earn Asia. The height of this tree can be up to 10 meters and the flowers are small, ranging in size from 2 to 2.5 cm. They have a very strong scent which is sweet. When the petals fall from the tree, leaves start to appear and they have a pointed top. Also, they are about 8 cm long and they ripe during the early months of summer which is around June in East Asia. The reason for the cultivation of this tree is for the flowers and fruit. The fruit is a drupe.
In Chinese medicine, the plant is used as an antimicrobial agent in the mouth. It prevents dental issues. This has been proven by research too.
The flower is grown for its beautiful colors and fragrant flowers.