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04/05/2014 at 14:42

This tree is in the gardens of Petworth House and looks amazing now (May). Does anyone know what it is?


04/05/2014 at 14:49

Looks like it could be the 'handkerchief' tree.  Google it and see if any images match what you saw.

04/05/2014 at 14:51

It's the Davidia involurata - also known as the Handkerchief Tree or Dove Tree 

04/05/2014 at 14:51

Snap Forester 

04/05/2014 at 14:53

Thanks so much both of you, that's exactly it. Very beautiful and unusual when it's in flower which I guess isn't that long but still! thank you!


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