Sometimes you want to block out the city as it encroaches on the park, other times it just seems to work with it. This cherry tree, and the apartment building, curve suggestively toward Grand Army Plaza nearby.
I obeyed the sign! Got two yellows and two deep purples and plugged them into pots, to await disinterment by squirrel. Update: Squirrel bit off all the flowers (and didn't even bother eating them) within 12 hours of planting.