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davidia

(dəˈvɪdɪə; dæˈvɪdɪə)
n
(Plants) any tree of the genus Davidia, esp Davidia involucrata, which is native to China and has white, dovelike flowers
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I had no trouble imagining Fairchild here enjoying his botanicals wonders: Towering old Yoshino cherry trees were in clouds of bloom, while with each further foray beyond the house I encountered another rarity (all had small ID plaques): a Turkish cedar from 1909, a Chinese dove tree from 1906, an oriental oak from 1910, and a magnificent Nikko maple planted in 1908.
Many of Barto's original rhododendron hybrids and plants, such as the rhododendron Decorum and The Dove Tree (Davidia Involucrata,) still are growing strong in the garden.
She has since created three further intricate maps at her Dove Tree Art Studio, in Harrogate.
He then moved again, taking a position as Chinese plant collec-tor with the firm of James Veitch & Sons, who were eager above all to retrieve the dove tree, Davidia involucrata.
Garden expert Tony Russell said: "Considered by many people to be the most beautiful flowering tree in the world, the Pocket Handkerchief Tree, otherwise known as the Dove Tree, was first discovered growing wild in China, towards the end of the nineteenth century.
McCarthy & Stone is set to celebrate British summer time with a traditional tea party at its Dove Tree Court development in Shirley.
He then moved again, taking a position as Chinese plant collector with the firm of James Veitch & Sons, who were eager above all to retrieve the dove tree, Davidia involucrata.
His form has been a little in and out this season, but he would murder this opposition if able to reproduce his effort at Sandown last month when beaten only two lengths by Dove Tree.
At Sandown, Dove Tree gave trainer Henry Candy a timely boost forAscot by winning the SBJ Group Classified Stakes.
Dove Tree gave trainer Henry Candy a timely boost for Royal Ascot by winning the SBJ Group Classified Stakes at Sandown Park yesterday.
The drop back to seven furlongs should not prove too much of a problem and Dove Tree can double up.
Dove Tree can continue her education with victory in the European Breeders Fund Novice Stakes.