- Common Name(s):
- Dove tree
- var. Vilmoriniana
Orange and brown bark; rare in cultivation; water during drought; slow to begin flowering
- 20-60 ft.
- Two large, white bracts surround the flower resembling a dove; flowers in early spring
- Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
- Pyramidal in youth; rounded; dense branching
- 20-35 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2-5.5 in. alternate, simple leaf; insignificant fall color
NCCES plant id: 1981