Flowering Peach in Blossom
Mr. Burbank's fondness for flowers has led him to experiment largely in the production of fruit trees having beautiful blossoms. The flowering peach here shown is an example of a tree that has been doubly specialized, so to speak, through selection. The Japanese are the pioneers in the production of fruit trees that bear beautiful flowers.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 4 Chapter 5