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Ever since Bob Hill of the American Horticulture Society wrote a sweet article about the Winterthur Dove Tree, we’ve been waiting for it to bloom. Guess what? It’s almost there. Look for it in full bloom sometime in the next 10 days. It’s a wonder to see— like a huge flock of doves decided to […]

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Last year, on May 5, I took photographs of Winterthur’s Dove Tree (Davidia involucrata) in full bloom near the Dorrance Gallery and Reflecting Pool garden. Guess what? It’s in full bloom today! The white bracts surrounding the flowers will probably open up a bit more and become a brighter white over the next few days. It’s a […]

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In a garden full of beautiful views, stunning combinations and stellar specimens I feel remiss at not pointing out every single “must see” experience in the garden. One that I will not overlook, however, and is in its full—and unusual—flower is our dove tree or Davidia involucrata var. vilmoriniana, located just behind the Dorrance Gallery […]

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