Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma'
A very rare, early flowering selection of Davidia which flowers and produces a number of spectacular white bracts at only two or three years old.
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A very rare, early flowering selection of Davidia which flowers and produces a number of spectacular white bracts at only two or three years old. Four to six year old specimens have masses of flower bracts.
As these Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma' are still young we would strongly advise that they be container grown for around 9 - 12 months before being planted out.
This expensive and valuable plant is best suited to an experienced gardener with plenty of time to look after it.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
- Habit: Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma' grows to be a medium sized tree with a branching, rounded crown.
- Height: 12 - 15 m (40 - 50 ft).
- Spread: 10 m (32 ft).
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