blossom , n :
A flower, especially one indicating that a fruit tree is fruiting; (collectively) a mass of such flowers.
The state or season of producing such flowers.
(figuratively) A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
The colour of a horse that has white hairs intermixed with sorrel and bay hairs.
(intransitive) To have, or open into, blossoms; to bloom.
(intransitive) To begin to thrive or flourish.
Junichi Kakizaki, a Japanese floral artist, land and environmental artist, and sculptor, was born on this day in 1971.