Handkerchief tree (Davidia involucrata) - bark close up - November 2017
This is a Handkerchief tree which is located in the Bell Isle park of Exeter UK. It is a very showy tree and the flowers are unique. It is named the Handkerchief tree due to the shape of the flowers. A non-native tree of the UK but an absolute treat to see. === Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Cornales Family: Nyssaceae Genus: Davidia Baill. Species: D. involucrata === Other common names dove tree Characteristics Foliage Deciduous Habit Spreading / Branched Hardiness H5 === Moisture Well-drained, Moist but well-drained Soil Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral === Size Ultimate height Higher than 12 metres Ultimate spread wider than 8 metres Time to ultimate height 20-50 years
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.