davidia involucrata The Handkerchief Tree is a medium sized deciduous tree with bright green foliage and large white flowers in Summer. Handkerchief Tree
Name: davidia involucrata
Approx. Height and spread: 10M x 8M
Position: Full Sun – Part Shade
Soil Ph: All
Moisture: Moist, but well drained.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
“It is mainly for these white handkerchief flowers that the tree is grown, although the soft leaves are pretty too and colour yellow before they fall in autumn. The white flowers are very distinctive and the tree is also called ‘dove tree’ and ‘ghost tree’.”