Alexandrina Saucer Magnolia Tree VS The Cherry Blossoms
Pictures taken from: https://society6.com/igjustin/collection/cherry-blossom
Never judge a book by its cover, or in this case never judge a cherry tree for not being a magnolia!
Cherry Blossom Tree: Small petals, Can be white of pink depending on the variety, Has a Light to no fragrance.
Magnolia Tree : Large petals, Can be pink, white/cream, purple, yellow or a combination, Very strong fragrance
Magnolia Trees at The Enid A. Haupt Garden
"Cherry Blossom" or "Sakura" at the Tidal Basin