A great story about Paulonia (my favorite tree)
Originally posted on Parks and Gardens UK:
My paulownia is in flower. Before you yawn too obviously, at a gardening bore droning on about their favourite plant of the moment, just ask yourself if you’ve ever seen one in blossom yourself? If not – and you’d definitely remember if you had – then you have missed one of the great marvels of the world of trees. It is simply spectacular at this time of year looking up and seeing the soft purple trumpet flowers against a brilliant blue sky.
Read on to find out more about the history and uses of this extraordinary tree….
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