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Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine'
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Information Only - A very rare tree, Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine' has stunning variegated leaves, with an eye-catching wide golden-cream margin. With the heavily variegated leaves, this selection seems to be slower growing than a classic Davidia and is best treated as a large shrub in the short term, eventually growing into a small tree.

Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine' is a choice plant, ideal for a position in light, dappled shade to avoid potential leaf scorch in hot summer weather.

Looking for something similar? Try Davidia involucrata (Handkerchief Tree)

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - While we have grown this plant before, sadly it is not currently available for sale. We hope to have this plant for sale at some point in the future and at this time it will be re-enabled on our website.

  • Position: Light, dappled or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine' grows to be a large shrub or small, branching tree.
    • Height: Estimated 4 - 6 m (13 - 20 ft).
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft).
  • Notes: Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine' can take a long time to flower: 15 - 20 years is considered typical.


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