Thursday, April 29, 2010
An informal upright English hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha). When it comes to flowering trees, Japanese bonsai artists often look at how the design of the tree shows off the flowers, rather than looking for how the tree conforms to classical bonsai styles. In other words, this tree, without it showy display of flowers is nothing special. With its flowers though, it lights up and becomes a thing of great beauty.
This flowering azalea would stand as an excellent bonsai even without its flowers. With it showy display of white blossoms it becomes and even more excellent.
Source: Bonsai Bark