Handkerchief (Dove) Tree

Davidia involucrata

Location: Pond P04

Medium-sized, broadleaf tree with bright green, broadly oval-shaped leaves up to 15 cm in length. In late spring it produces spectacular handkerchief-like pairs of white flower-bracts up to 20 cm in length, surrounding very small flowers.

Natural range: Western China

First introduced: 1901

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