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Davidia involucrata

Common Name(s):
Dove tree
Cultivar(s):
var. Vilmoriniana
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Orange and brown bark; rare in cultivation; water during drought; slow to begin flowering

Height:
20-60 ft.
Flower:
Two large, white bracts surround the flower resembling a dove; flowers in early spring
Zones:
6-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal in youth; rounded; dense branching
Width:
20-35 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2-5.5 in. alternate, simple leaf; insignificant fall color
Tags:
deciduous, bark, interesting flowers

NCCES plant id: 1981

Davidia involucrata Davidia involucrata
Des Colhoun, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Davidia involucrata Davidia involucrata
Rasbak, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Davidia involucrata var. Vilmoriniana Davidia involucrata var. Vilmoriniana
T.Voekler, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Davidia involucrata Davidia involucrata
Lenonora (Ellie) Enking, CC-BY-SA-3.0