The cherry blossom meaning is constant throughout the world. The cherry blossom, or Sakura is the national flower of Japan. For centuries the cherry blossom represents a time of delicate beauty, renewal, and the onset of spring.
Due to the fleeting beauty of the cherry blossom, the symbolism of the cherry blossom has also come to include the transience of life, and the temporal nature of our reality - both of which are major themes in Buddhism.
However brief, the magnificent lifespan of the cherry blossom flower reminds one that their life, however bright and blooming, is also short and beautiful.
When Is Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom 2022?
According to the U.S. National Park Services, cherry blossom peak bloom varies annually depending on weather conditions. The most likely time to reach peak bloom is between the last week of March and the first week of April. Extraordinary warm or cool temperatures have resulted in peak bloom as early as March 15 (1990) and as late as April 18 in later years.
When Do Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Japan?
In 2022, the cherry blossom dates for Japan are slated to start on March 21st and peak on March 29th, which is a few days earlier than typical.
Of course this will vary depending on the location and the types of trees.
Some trees bloom earlier and later, while altitude can also have an impact on the blooming time.
What is the scent of Cherry Blossoms
The scent of cherry blossoms is typically light, sweet and refreshing, reminiscent of fresh spring air.
Fused with top notes of asian pears, rose, mimosa petals and fuji apples, seductive jasmine and peony accentuates the floral notes of this scent.
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The Michael Aram Cherry Blossom Candle is inspired by the liveliness and vitality of the Japanese flower as it blossoms each spring, Michael is captivated by the intricate nature of the flower and the symbolism that it holds.
Representing fragility and the beauty of life, the Cherry Blossom Collection combines soft, muted pink tones with golden brass and white marble to add a delicacy that exhibits the pure beauty of nature.
Michael Aram Cherry Blossom Collection
The Michael Araam Cherry Blossom Collection is inspired by the vitality of the flower as it blooms each year.
Embodying the ideals of renewal, Michael is captivated by the intricate nature of the flower and the symbolism that it holds. The muted pink tones with golden brass and white marble to add a delicacy that exhibits the pure beauty of nature.
"I have always been fascinated with the Cherry Blossom and its symbolism with the cycle of life. I find the ephemeral beauty of the blossoms and the way they burst into bloom, however fleetingly, truly inspiring."
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