22 gorgeous Instagrams of pink spring blossoms brightening Philly neighborhoods

Let’s remember the good parts of April 2020.

A tree in spring bloom next to the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

A tree in spring bloom next to the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

Danya Henninger / Billy Penn

It’s been a rough spring in Philadelphia so far — if you’re a human. The pandemic doesn’t seem to have had a detrimental effect on the city’s plantlife, though, which makes sense considering pollution is at its lowest level in years.

As the month slides away from us, let’s attempt to remember the good parts of of April 2020 in Philly.

Instagram is overflowing with wonderful photos of pink blossoms popping out all over the city. Flora that bless us with their rosy hues this time of year include magnolias, cherry trees, eastern redbuds, crab apples, gardenias and more.

Scroll through 22 examples of their beauty in this appreciation post. Thanks to all the photographers for adding brightness to our days!

Philly in pink

South Philly

Wash West

South Philly

Gayborhood

West Philly

Clark Park

Ben Franklin Parkway

Spring Garden

South Philly

Fairmount

FDR Park

Bella Vista

Delaware Avenue

Fishtown

Rodin Museum

Rittenhouse

Spruce Hill

Schuylkill River Trail

Fitler Square

Washington Square West

Columbus Boulevard

Schuylkill River

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