Paulownia tree blossoms along Great Cove Road south of McConnellsburg make a stunning display of spring color in May’s verdant landscape. Native to most of China, the fast-growing deciduous trees are grown commercially for the production of hardwood lumber. This Paulownia plantation was established by the late Bill Kendall on his farm in Ayr Township. – FULTON COUNTY NEWS PHOTO BY WILLIAM SMITH 001p1.jpg