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eliane zimmermannThe fabulous handkerchief tree (or ghost tree or dove tree) is a rewarding attraction of the Ellen Hutchins Arboretum. It seems to be the only specimen of that size in the area of Glengarriff.

eliane zimmermannIn May and June it carries the most stunning flowers which dance in the breeze like little ghosts.

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