In photos: Enthralling cherry blossom reaches peak bloom in Washington, D.C.; video inside
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According to the National Park Service, the famous cherry bloosoms in Washington, D.C has arrived and the view mesmerizing.
The blossoms started on Thursday, the agency informed on its “Bloom Watch” site. The length of the blooming period will vary according to the weather conditions.
National Park Service spokesman Mike Litterst said, “Best viewing of the trees will be for the next four to seven days, but they can last for up to two weeks under ideal conditions, such as cool temperatures to slow the progress from flowers to leaves, and a lack of high winds or heavy rains to bring the petals down."
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The sun sets across the Tidal Basin behind the cherry blossoms.
People walk around the Tidal Basin under the cherry blossoms.
Julie Sternberg of Washington, takes a selfie under the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin.
Cherry blossom trees dip into the tidal basin as they stand in full bloom in Washington, DC.
A woman uses her cell phone to take a picture of cherry blossom trees as they stand in full bloom in Washington, DC.
Cherry blossoms bloom near the MLK Monument ahead of a ceremonial wreath laying in honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, DC.
A woman looks at cherry blossom trees as they stand in full bloom in Washington, DC.
According to the National Park Service, if the condition remains normal then the trees can hold their blossoms for up to two weeks.