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Davidia involucrata

Dove Tree
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Maximum 60 feet
Width: Maximum 30 feet
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This uncommon tree native to China, has the most unusual, showy blooms! The flowers suggest white doves nesting among the large green leaves. The foliage turns a beautiful yellow in the fall when the conditions are right. Protect newly planted trees in cold winter areas the first few years. The Dove Tree becomes hardier as it ages. A specimen with a grand structure providing lovely shade. We have a 30' specimen at the nursery which is the "talk of the town" when it flowers. Grows best in well-drained, moist soil and prefers light shade, especially where summers are warm.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

E.H.Wilson considered this med-sized shade tree to be "the most interesting ; beautiful of all trees of the north temperate flora" ; likened the white bracts it festoons itself in late spring to "huge butterflies". SUN/Med

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Bradshaw Nursery LLC Forest Grove, OR Email now 503-423-7978 BB: X
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  • Chrishaven Trees Burlington, WA Email now 360-757-8996 BB: 1
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  • Colciar & Hughes LLC Tualatin, OR Email now 503-638-9035 Container: 1
    Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 3 Container: 3 Liner: 3 Seedling: 3
    Treephoria LLC Boring, OR Email now 503-663-0220 BB: 1
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