Gardening

12 bright white flowers for the garden


Whether simple or sophisticated, white flowers are great wild cards in the garden. They go well with all colors and styles. You can integrate them into a colorful composition in a bed, or play the total white look card.

Discover 12 white flowers for the outdoors!

Trees with white flowers

Magnolia

  • Variety: Magnolia loebneri ‘Wildcat’
  • Flowering period: March April
  • Interest: large, double skirted flowers that appear before the leaves
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : fresh but drained, deep, rich, neutral to slightly acidic
  • The little extra? Its deciduous oval, green and ribbed foliage turns golden in fall

Tibetan cherry

  • Variety: Prunus serrula ‘Branklyn’
  • Flowering period: may
  • Interest: its pretty single white cup-shaped flowers, open on yellow stamens
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : deep, rich, fresh but drained
  • The little extra? Its burgundy-red bark streaked with white and its foliage evolving from green to yellow-orange.

Black locust acacia

  • Variety: Robinia pseudoacacia
  • Flowering period: may June
  • Interest: its long clusters of drooping and fragrant creamy white flowers
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : light and drained
  • The little extra? Honey plant.

White flowering shrubs

Cherry laurel

  • Variety: Prunus laurocerasus
  • Flowering period: April May
  • Interest: its glossy medium green leaves highlight the clusters of white flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : ordinary, drained
  • The little extra? Fast growing and easy to prune, it is the ultimate hedge shrub.

Hydrangea

  • Variety: Hydrangea paniculata ‘Phantom’
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Interest: its long flowering offering generous inflorescences in panicles first green then white
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : rich, fresh but drained
  • The little extra? Its rounded shape and its many flowers allow it to be used in hedges, isolated or in beds.

Snowball viburnum

  • Variety: Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’
  • Flowering period: may June
  • Interest: with its little hydrangeas, the snowball viburnum amazes with its spherical off-white inflorescences
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : cool, light, neutral to acid
  • The little extra? Its intoxicating scent!

White flowering perennials

Cyclamen of Naples

  • Variety: Cyclamen hederifolium ‘Album’
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Interest: its small white flowers erect on brown stems, form a carpet on the shaded areas
  • Exhibition: partial shade, shade
  • Ground : drained, neutral to lime
  • The little extra? After flowering, toothed green leaves appear and remain throughout the winter.

Ornamental garlic

  • Variety: Allium neapolitanum
  • Flowering period: may June
  • Interest: its inflorescences in umbels, composed of small white flowers in cup
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : well drained
  • The little extra? Its graphic look with its straight stems bearing light and spherical flowers

Roman chamomile

  • Variety: Chamaemelum nobile ‘Ligulosum’
  • Flowering period: July August
  • Interest: its small flowers with a yellow heart resembling a daisy, bringing a country spirit
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : bein drained
  • The little extra? The therapeutic properties of flowers used in herbal tea.

White annual flowers

White cosmos

  • Variety: Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Sonata White’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: its open flower, with white, striated petals with toothed edges
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : fresh but drained
  • The little extra? Its flexible stems which wave with the wind and its bucolic aspect.

White tulip

  • Variety: Tulipa x darwin ‘Hakuun’
  • Flowering period: April May
  • Interest: its large immaculate flowers measuring 15cm, composed of long petals and soft to the touch
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : Rich, loose and drained
  • The little extra? She does the show in a massive as in a bouquet!

Annual baby's breath

  • Variety: Gypsophila elegans ‘Covent Garden’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: its thin and dark stems bearing many very open white flowers, a veritable cloud of vaporous flowers
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : fresh and drained
  • The little extra? Its bushy habit and silver-gray foliage.

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