2023 Peak Bloom
The NPS judged that the Yoshino cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin reached peak bloom on March 23, 2023. They're now done for the year..
In the spring, the famous cherry blossoms in Washington DC are covered in beautiful pink and white flowers, followed by fresh green leaves. During the summer, they're covered in a thick covering of dark green leaves. In the winter they're completely bare. Here's what they look like in the fall as they lose their leaves.