Davidia involucrata

Common Name: Dove Tree
Size: 40' tall x 30' wide
Fall Color: Yellow-pink
Bloom: 6" long bracts
Zone: 6 thru 8


The Dove Tree is sometimes called Handkerchief Tree. A rare tree prized for its handsome flowering habit. Dark green heart shaped foliage. Small flowers are surrounded by two white bracts of unequal size resembling wings of a dove or white hankerchief. Abundant 1.5in globe shaped fruits russet-brown in color. No serious disease or pest problem. A Great Plant Picks™ selection. Native to western China.