121 Most Beautiful Types of White Flowers

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Here’s an exclusive list of trees, vines, bushes, herbs, and ground covers you can grow for different Types of White Flowers!

The color white brings peace and serenity with its subtle appearance and smell. The plants in this list of amazing Types of White Flowers can be a gorgeous centerpiece indoors or a fresh breath of air in your garden!

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White Flower Meaning

White flowers symbolize purity, innocence, and new beginnings. They are like blank pages in a book, representing fresh starts and the simplicity of a new chapter. In many cultures, white flowers are linked to weddings and celebrations, signifying love and unity. Their pristine color gives a feeling of peace and calmness, bringing a sense of serenity to any space.

White flowers often convey a sense of hope and goodness, reminding us of the beauty in simplicity and the joy of new beginnings. Whether in bouquets, gardens, or special events, white flowers convey a universal message of purity and hope, making them cherished symbols in various aspects of life.

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Trees with White Flowers

1. American Elderberry

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Botanical Name: Sambucus canadensis

USDA Zone: 3-10

Native to eastern North America, the American elderberry thrives in sunny areas. The tree produces a cluster of lemon-scented white flowers that butterflies and pollinators love.

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2. Black Chokeberry

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Botanical Name: Aronia melanocarpa

USDA Zone: 3-8

Black chokeberry has clusters of white small-petaled flowers along with berries that ripen in fall. Also, the leaves become purple/red in fall, giving it a gorgeous look and setting it.

3. Bridal Wreath Spirea

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Botanical Name: Spiraea prunifolia

USDA Zone: 5-9

This beautiful tree has a thin growth habit, it features a small bunch of double white flowers in spring immediately after the leaves sprout.

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4. Buttonbush

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Botanical Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis

USDA Zone: 5-10

The tree produces beautiful, unique-looking pin-cushion flowers that attract pollinators and butterflies. This tree tolerates moist and wet soil very well.

5. Natal Plum

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Botanical Name: Carissa macrocarpa

USDA Zone: 9-11

The 2-3 inch, white flowers of this plant look outstanding with red plum-shaped fruits. These fruits taste like cranberries and are used in jams and jellies.

6. Giant Dogwood

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Botanical Name: Cornus controversa

USDA Zone: 5-8

This beautiful tree produces a cluster of creamy-white flowers, making way for blue-black fruits that ripen in late summer. The white flowering dogwood is native to China and Japan.

7. Kobus Magnolia

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Botanical Name: Magnolia kobus

USDA Zone: 5-8

Kobus magnolia grows 4-5 inches cup-shaped, creamy-white flowers with yellow stamens. It grows and turns into a rounded, spreading form as the plant ages.

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8. White Angel’s Trumpet

Botanical Name: Brugmansia spp

USDA Zone: 9-11

Angel’s Trumpet features fragrant, trumpet-shaped, white flowers. You can easily grow it in containers and the garden.

9. Carolina Silverbell

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Botanical Name: Halesia carolina

USDA Zone: 4-8

It displays beautiful bell-shaped white flowers during April. The yellow-green fall foliage looks attractive but fades early in the season.

10. Oriental Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus serrulata

USDA Zone: 5-9

The Oriental Cherry, also known as Sakura, is celebrated for its stunning display of pink or white blossoms in early spring. These delicate flowers cover the branches, creating a breathtaking sight.

11. Pear TreeWhite Flowers

Botanical Name: Pyrus spp.

USDA Zone: 3-10, depending on the variety

Pear trees belong to the Rosaceae family and are known for their sweet, juicy fruits. They blossom in spring with clusters of white flowers with a subtle, pleasant fragrance.

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12. Apple Tree

Botanical Name: Malus spp.

USDA Zone: 3-9, depending on the variety

Apple trees are synonymous with orchards and home gardens, offering various apple varieties for culinary use. In spring, these trees produce beautiful white or pink blossoms, attracting pollinators with their sweet scent.

13. Plum TreeWhite Flowers

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plum trees are deciduous fruit-bearing trees known for their delicious and succulent fruits. In spring, these trees showcase abundant clusters of fragrant white blossoms.

14. Japanese Snowbell Tree

Botanical Name: Styrax japonicus

USDA Zone: 5-8

The Japanese Snowbell Tree is renowned for its elegant appearance and pendulous, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. Originating from East Asia, this tree thrives in well-drained soil and partial shade.

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Herbs with White Flowers

15. ChamomileWhite Flowers

Botanical Name: Matricaria chamomilla

USDA Zone: 3-9

Chamomile, with its dainty white flowers and gentle, apple-like fragrance, is a widely used herb known for its calming properties. Often used in teas and herbal remedies, chamomile flowers resemble tiny daisies and bloom profusely during the warmer months.

16. Basil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

USDA Zone: Varies (typically grown as an annual herb)

Basil, a staple herb in many cuisines, boasts small white flowers that appear on spikes as the plant matures. While primarily cultivated for its flavorful leaves, basil’s delicate blooms are attractive to pollinators.

17. Coriander/Cilantro

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Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum

USDA Zone: 2-11, depending on the variety

Coriander, also known as cilantro, is a versatile herb with delicate white flowers. Both its leaves (cilantro) and seeds (coriander) are widely used in culinary applications.

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18. Angelica

Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica

USDA Zone: 4-9

Angelica, a striking herb with large, umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers, is not only ornamental but also has medicinal uses. Its aromatic roots, stems, and seeds are utilized in herbal remedies and liqueurs.

19. ValerianWhite Flowers

Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis

USDA Zone: 4-9

Valerian, known for its calming properties, produces clusters of small, fragrant white flowers in late spring to early summer. This perennial herb is valued for its medicinal roots, which are used to make herbal supplements and teas.

20. Sweet Cicely

Botanical Name: Myrrhis odorata

USDA Zone: 4-9

Sweet Cicely, an underappreciated herb, features delicate, lacy foliage and small, white flowers arranged in umbrella-like clusters. Its anise-like flavor adds a unique touch to culinary dishes and desserts.

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Vines with White Flowers

21. White Bleeding Heart

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Botanical Name: Dicentra spectabilis

USDA Zone: 3-9

A unique and enchanting flower with heart-shaped white blooms that hang delicately from arching stems. The plant’s alluring charm adds a touch of elegance to shaded garden areas.

22. Climbing Hydrangea 

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Botanical Name: Hydrangea petolaris

USDA Zone: 4-9

White blooms of Climbing Hydrangea look like lace caps that shine against dark green foliage. This versatile vine easily clings to brick walls or tree trunks.

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23. Sweet Autumn Clematis

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Botanical Name: Clematis terniflora

USDA Zone: 4-8

Sweet-smelling white blooms emerge in late summer to early fall. The vines are considered invasive in many areas. Hang on a trellis, wall, or fence for landscape use.

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24. Madagascar Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Stephanotis floribunda

USDA Zone: 4-8

The beautiful evergreen vine showcases dark green leathery leaves that beautifully hold a cluster of trumpet-shaped, sweet-scented white flowers.

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25. Black-Eyed Susan Vine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata ‘Little Susie’

USDA Zone: 10-11

This beautiful vine bears white flowers with a chocolate-purple center all summer long. Like other annual vines, it also dies back after the first frost.

26. White Wedding Passionflower

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Botanical Name: Passiflora edulis

USDA Zone: 8-10

Looking for white wedding flowers? This passionflower vine grows large, pure white flowers with an amazing fragrance.

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27. Moonflower Vine

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Botanical Name: Ipomoea alba

USDA Zone: 10-11

This striking vine features large, 6-inch across pure white flowers that beautifully unfurl from cone-shaped buds. It smells great all night long.

28. Bougainvillea White

Botanical Name: Bougainvillea

USDA Zone: 9-11

If you need resilient white flowers, this tropical vine with white flowers is tough as nails. If you have planned to grow it in your garden, give bougainvillea plenty of room to spread freely.

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29. Scentsation

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Botanical Name: Lonicera periclymenum

USDA Zone: 4-9

This deciduous vine features masses of aromatic, creamy-white to yellow flowers from early to late summer.

30. Poet’s Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Jasminum grandiflorum

USDA Zone: 8-11

The heady and rich fragrance of the Poet’s Jasmine will surely tempt you into growing one. It displays an array of small, white flowers, and if you love fragrant plants–it’s a must.

31. White Honeysuckle

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Botanical Name: Lonicera albiflora

USDA Zone:7-10

Also called the Texas Honeysuckle, this vine has long, elegant stems full of vibrant leaves and small two-lipped white flowers. These flowers turn into orange berries relished by birds.

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32. Sweet Clock Vine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia fragrans

USDA Zone: 10-11

The White Lady Vine is a delightful climbing plant with heart-shaped, glossy green leaves. Known for its attractive, pure white, fragrant flowers, the star-shaped blooms appear in clusters.

33. Wisteria White Flowers

Botanical Name: Wisteria species (various)

USDA Zone: 4-9, depending on the species

Wisteria is a breathtaking, vigorous climber known for its cascades of fragrant, pea-like white flowers. These flowers hang gracefully in long racemes, creating a spectacular display in late spring to early summer.

34. White Passion Flower


Botanical Name: Passiflora species (various)

USDA Zone: 6-11, depending on the species

White Passion Flower, a member of the Passifloraceae family, boasts intricate, star-shaped white flowers with a distinctive, fringed corona. These exotic blooms are often fragrant and are followed by edible fruits in some species.

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35. Arctic KiwiWhite Flowers

Botanical Name: Actinidia kolomikta

USDA Zone: 3-8

Arctic Kiwi, also known as Kolomikta Kiwi, is a cold-hardy vine renowned for its heart-shaped leaves and clusters of small, white flowers. The vine is dioecious, meaning male and female flowers are on separate plants, with the females producing edible kiwi fruits.

36. Silver Lace Vine

Botanical Name: Polygonum aubertii

USDA Zone: 4-7

Silver Lace Vine, a vigorous deciduous climber, is adorned with cascading sprays of tiny, white flowers. These delicate blossoms create a lacy, frothy effect, giving the vine its name.

37. White Mandevilla White Flowers

Botanical Name: Mandevilla boliviensis

USDA Zone: 9-11

White Mandevilla, native to South America, is a tropical vine prized for its glossy, dark green foliage and large, trumpet-shaped white flowers.

38. Virgin’s Bower

Botanical Name: Clematis virginiana

USDA Zone: 3-8

Virgin’s Bower, a native North American vine, is adorned with clusters of small, fragrant white flowers in late summer to early fall. These blooms attract pollinators and add a romantic charm to fences, walls, and arbors.

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39. Balloon Vine


Botanical Name: Cardiospermum halicacabum

USDA Zone: 3-9

Balloon Vine is a charming vine appreciated for its unique, balloon-like seed pods and delicate white flowers. This fast-growing plant is a member of the Sapindaceae family.

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40. Sweet Alyssum

Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima

USDA Zone: 7-11

The delicate carpet of little flowers with a subtle, sweet smell looks lovely in window boxes, containers, hanging baskets, and as a ground cover in rock gardens.

41. White Pixie

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Botanical Name: Saxifraga ‘White Pixie’

USDA Zone: 4-9

This mounding evergreen alpine plant beautifully contrasts green foliage with delicate cup-shaped white flowers in spring. ‘White Pixie’ is great for screen gardens and walls.

42. White Vinca

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Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus

USDA Zone: 4-9

Also known as creeping myrtle or periwinkle, this fast-spreading evergreen groundcover showcases white flowers and shiny green leaves that stay lush throughout the year.

43. Nemesia

Botanical Name: Nemesia strumosa

USDA Zone: 8-10

Perfect for ground covers, mixed borders, woodland planting, and a container or hanging basket plant, this true annual showcases stunning white flowers.

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44. Star Jasmine

Botanical Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides

USDA Zone: 8-10

The versatile Star Jasmine flowers make a delightful addition to many gardens from spring to summer. Grow it along a fence, trellis, or arbors or as a ground cover in warm climates.

45. White Phlox

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Botanical Name: Phlox paniculata

USDA Zone: 3-8

This plant fills the air with a sweet and pleasant aroma while providing a blanket of white blooms that attract butterflies.

46. White Verbena

Botanical Name: Verbena

USDA Zone: 6-10

Searching for white flowers for small spaces? The White Verbena adds a touch of elegance and natural beauty to any outdoor space with its clusters of small white flowers.

47. White Iceland Moss

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Botanical Name: Cetraria islandica

USDA Zone: 2-8

Thriving in harsh environments, the White Iceland Moss is a lichen that grows in arctic and alpine regions, displaying a white and amazing thallus structure.

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48. White Flax

Botanical Name: Linum

USDA Zone: 4-9

White Flax is a delicate flower with slender stems and small white blooms. It is known for its vibrant blue-flowered variety, but the white-flowered type also carries a subtle beauty.

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49. Fan Flower

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Botanical Name: Scaevola aemula Bombay ‘White’

USDA Zone: 9-11

The white fan-shaped flowers beautifully float on green foliage through early spring, summer, and fall. The cascading growth habit makes them perfect for hanging baskets.

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50. Bacopa

Botanical Name: Sutera cordata

USDA Zone: Zone 11

This trailing annual fill the containers with little flowers from June through October. The best types of white flower varieties of Bacopa are ‘Giant Snowflake,’ ‘Cabana,’ and ‘Olympic Gold.’

51. White Clover

Botanical Name: Trifolium repens

USDA Zone: 3-10

White Clover, a low-growing perennial, is well-known for its small, white, ball-shaped flowers. Often found in lawns and meadows, it’s a nitrogen-fixing plant, enriching the soil where it grows.

52. Snow-in-Summer

Botanical Name: Cerastium tomentosum

USDA Zone: 3-7

Snow-in-Summer is aptly named for its profusion of small, white flowers that blanket the ground, creating the illusion of a snowy landscape.

53. Candytuft

Botanical Name: Iberis sempervirens

USDA Zone: 3-9

Candytuft is a low-maintenance, evergreen perennial with clusters of white flowers that form dense, showy mounds. Blooming in spring, it offers a striking contrast against its dark green foliage.

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54. Arabis

Botanical Name: Arabis caucasica

USDA Zone: 4-7

Arabis, also known as Rock Cress, is a mat-forming perennial with white or pink flowers that bloom in early spring. Its cascading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens and slopes, creating a picturesque ground cover.

55. Baby’s Breath

Botanical Name: Gypsophila paniculata

USDA Zone: 3-9

Baby’s Breath is famed for its delicate, cloud-like clusters of tiny white flowers, often used as filler in floral arrangements. This perennial plant is popular for its airy, romantic appearance.

56. Japanese Spurge


Botanical Name: Pachysandra terminalis

USDA Zone: 4-8

Japanese Spurge is a versatile, evergreen ground cover with white, fragrant flowers in early spring. Its glossy, dark green leaves provide year-round interest and make it an excellent choice for shady areas.

57. Snowdrop

Botanical Name: Galanthus nivalis

USDA Zone: 3-7

Snowdrops are charming, bulbous perennials that emerge early in spring, often pushing through snow cover, showcasing their pristine white blooms.

58. Lily of the Valley


Botanical Name: Convallaria majalis

USDA Zone: 3-8

Lily of the Valley is a classic woodland plant known for its fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers that dangle delicately from arching stems.

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59. Cup Flower

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Botanical Name: Nierembergia scoparia ‘Mont Blanc’

USDA Zone: 7-10

These low-maintenance annual flowers from mid-summer to fall and produce white cup-shaped flowers with yellow centers.

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60. Meadowsweet

Botanical Name: Filipendula ulmaria

USDA Zone: 3-9

Also known as the Queen of the Meadow, the lace-like fragrant white flowers of this plant grow in small clusters and captivate all. It also has a variety of medicinal properties.

61. Datura

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Botanical Name: Datura meteloides

USDA Zone: 8a-12

The beautiful five-petaled, trumpet-shaped, fragrant white flowers of this weed are ideal for rock gardens that open at dusk and stay open till dawn.

Note: All Parts of this plant are poisonous.

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62. White Iceland Poppy

Botanical Name: Papaver nudicaule

USDA Zone: 2-7

White Iceland Poppy boasts papery white petals that dance in the breeze, creating a serene and elegant presence in garden beds or borders.

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63. White Zinnia

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Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans

USDA Zone: 3-10

A classic summer favorite, the White Zinnia showcases large, daisy-like blooms in a pristine white hue.

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64. White Stock

Botanical Name: Matthiola incana

USDA Zone: 7-10

With its compact clusters of fragrant white flowers, the White Stock emits a sweet and spicy scent, making it a delightful addition to any garden.

65. White Spider Lily

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Botanical Name: Hymenocallis

USDA Zone: 7-11

The White Spider Lily is an exquisite flower. With unique, elongated white petals that resemble spider legs, it brings a sense of elegance to gardens.

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66. Heliotrope

Botanical Name: Heliotropium arborescens ‘Album’

USDA Zone: 10-11

The intensely sweet, almond-like, fragrance-filled white flowers of these bushy annuals pair really well with the contrasting green leaves.

67. Dianthus

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Botanical Name: Dianthus ‘White’

USDA Zone: 3-9

The beautiful white flowers of Dianthus fill the atmosphere with a spicy scent resembling the hints of cloves and cinnamon.

68. African Marigold ‘Vanilla White’

Botanical Name: Tagetes erecta

USDA Zone: 9-11

The thick layers of ruffled white petals look excellent and bloom all summer. Perfect for beds, mixed containers, and borders.

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69. Cosmos

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Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Sonata White’

USDA Zone: 2-11

This award-winning dwarf displays pure white flowers with golden centers from early summer to fall. It is an ideal addition to sunny borders or containers.

70. Laguna White Lobelia

Botanical Name: Lobelia erinus

USDA Zone: 8-11

The blooms of this Lobelia appear from mid-spring to mid-fall. Its narrow foliage stays green throughout the season.

71. White Snapdragon

Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus

USDA Zone: 4-10

Delicate white flowers adorned with a unique dragon-like shape, the White Snapdragon adds a touch of whimsy to gardens and attracts pollinators.

72. White Bachelor’s Button

Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus

USDA Zone: 2-11

Featuring fluffy white petals surrounding a vibrant yellow center, the White Bachelor’s Button creates a charming display in gardens and wildflower meadows.

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73. White Gazania


Botanical Name: Gazania rigens

USDA Zone: 9-11

With its daisy-like flowers in pure white, the White Gazania brightens up sunny landscapes, thriving in hot and dry conditions.

74. White Gerbera Daisy

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Botanical Name: Gerbera jamesonii

USDA Zone: 8-10

The White Gerbera Daisy boasts large, daisy-like blooms with vibrant yellow centers, brightening up gardens, and floral arrangements with its striking presence.

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75. White Ranunculus

Botanical Name: Ranunculus asiaticus

USDA Zone: 8-11

Offering layers of delicate, paper-thin petals, the White Ranunculus creates a stunning display of white blossoms.

76. Incrediball Hydrangea

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Botanical Name: Hydrangea arborescens ‘Abetwo

USDA Zone: 3-9

This deciduous flowering shrub is perfect for white admirers. It flowers in huge clusters of white blossoms. You can also go with another white variety, ‘Annabelle.’

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77. Dwarf Deutzia

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Botanical Name: Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’

USDA Zone: 5-8

A versatile choice among white flowers, you can grow it as a shrub and also as a groundcover. In late spring, this dwarf variety produces small fragrant, droopy white flowers.

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78. Orange Jasmine

Botanical Name: Murraya paniculata

USDA Zone: 9-11

Don’t get confused with the name! Orange Jasmine features fragrant white flowers with glossy evergreen foliage. You can also grow it in containers easily.

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79. White Camellia

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Botanical Name: Camellia japonica

USDA Zone: 7-9

Camellias do not just spread their beauty in pink or red. The White Camellia has elegant white blooms that add a touch of beauty to any garden.

80. White Hibiscus


Botanical Name: Hibiscus arnottianus

USDA Zone: 9-12

The White Hibiscus, a splendid shrub, showcases large and captivating white flowers that command attention in any landscape. With their pure white petals and striking yellow stamens, these blooms create a magnificent focal point.

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Botanical Name: Nerium oleander

USDA Zone: 8b-10

The White Oleander features lush, dark green foliage adorned with elegant, fragrant white blossoms, adding a touch of grace and beauty to any garden.

82. Japanese Andromeda

Botanical Name: Pieris japonica

USDA Zone: 5-8

Andromeda shrubs are popular for their evergreen foliage. They’ve fragrant bell-shaped tiny white flowers that create a beautiful contrast with green leaves.

83. Mock Orange

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Botanical Name: Philadephus app. and hybrids

USDA Zone: 4-8

If you are searching for fragrant white flowers, then Mock Orange is the perfect pick for you! The citrusy smell of these floating around the garden is amazing.

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84. Azaleas

Botanical Name: Rhododendron spp.

USDA Zone: 3-9

Depending on the variety, Azalea flowers in early or late spring. Popular white varieties include ‘Northern Hi-Lights,’ ‘Pleasant White,’ ‘Snow,’ and ‘Cascade White.’

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85. Wood Lily

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Botanical Name: Trillium grandiflorum

USDA Zone: 4-8

A beauty among the white lily flowers, it features a flower of three white petals and yellow stamens. The heart-shaped green leaves contrast beautifully with white blooms.

86. Spotted Deadnettle

Botanical Name: Lamium maculatum

USDA Zone: 3-8

Spotted Deadnettle, also known as ‘White Nancy,’ has beautiful green-golden foliage and dainty white flowers. The lovely scent of flowers attracts many birds to the garden.

87. Lilyturf Monroe’s White

Botanical Name: Liriope muscari ‘Alba’

USDA Zone: 5-10

‘Monroe White’ features dark green, narrow, strap-shaped leaves with spikes of white grape flowers!

88. Yarrow

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Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium

USDA Zone: 3-9

Yarrow’s delicate white flowers grow atop thin stems. It is also grown for its medicinal properties to treat minor wounds and muscle cramps.

89. White Peony

Botanical Name: Paeonia lactiflora

USDA Zone: 3-8

White Peony is a beautiful flowering plant with large, fragrant, and full blooms. Its pure white petals open up to create an elegant display in gardens and floral arrangements.

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90. White Orchid

Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis

USDA Zone: 6-11

With its delicate petals and intricate structure, the White Orchid adds an aura of elegance and sophistication, making it a favorite choice of gardening enthusiasts.

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91. White Anemone

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Botanical Name: Anemone coronaria

USDA Zone: 7-10

White Anemone is a charming flower with pure white petals and a contrasting creamy center. Its simple yet striking beauty creates a captivating presence in gardens.

92. White Gladiolus

Botanical Name: Gladiolus

USDA Zone: 8-10 (as perennials), various zones for annual varieties

With a sleek and elegant appearance, the White Gladiolus is a tall and stately flower known for its long leaves and white blossoms.

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93. White Chrysanthemum

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Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum morifolium

USDA Zone: 5-9

A classic flower with multiple layers of petals in a pristine white color, the White Chrysanthemum is an absolute beauty.

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94. White Carnation

Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

USDA Zone: 6-10

White Carnation is a traditional and beloved flower known for its delicate, ruffled petals in pure white. It carries a rich symbolism of love and purity, making them popular white wedding flowers.

95. White Canterbury Bells

Botanical Name: Campanula medium

USDA Zone: 4-8

White Canterbury Bells is a charming bell-shaped flower that blooms in a pristine white hue. The plant’s nodding flowers add a whimsical touch to gardens and attract pollinators.

96. White Columbine

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Botanical Name: Aquilegia

USDA Zone: 3-9

A dainty and graceful flower with delicate white petals and contrasting spurs, its unique shape and enchanting presence set it apart from the rest.

97. White Canna Lily

Botanical Name: Canna

USDA Zone: 7-10 (tropical varieties), various zones for hybrid varieties

White Canna Lily is a tropical flower known for its large, showy white blooms. Its striking appearance and vibrant presence add a touch of exotic beauty to gardens.

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98. Korean Spice

Botanical Name: Viburnum carlesii

USDA Zone: 4-7

This deciduous flowering shrub displays pink buds that open in a cluster of sweet-smelling white flowers that pair really well with its fuzzy, toothed leaves.

99. Common Lilac

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Botanical Name: Syringa vulgaris

USDA Zone: 3-7

The Common Lilac is a flowering shrub prized with a sweet smell. It bears large white blossoms that bloom in late spring.

100. Spirea

Botanical Name: Spirea x vanhouttei

USDA Zone: 3-8

This plant flowers in April or May and produces clusters of snowy white flowers with blue-green foliage. Vanhoutte spirea, Snowmound, and Snowstorm are Spirea cultivars with white blooms.

101. Roses

Botanical Name: Rosa spp.

USDA Zone: 3-12

Who could skip roses when it comes to the best white flowers? No fragrance can compete with the mind-blowing smell and beauty of roses!

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102. Snows of Kilimanjaro

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Botanical Name: Euphorbia leucocephala

USDA Zone: 10-13

This tropical shrub produces fragrant white flowers that resemble a huge snowball. To bring a more prominent snowball-like look, give it regular pruning in early spring.

Note: Wear gloves while pruning, as milky sap can cause an allergic reaction.

103. White Butterfly Bush

Botanical Name: Buddleja davidii

USDA Zone: 5-9

The White Butterfly Bush, also known as Buddleja davidii, is a delightful shrub that actively attracts butterflies with its clusters of fragrant white flowers.

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104. White Delphinium

Botanical Name: Delphinium

USDA Zone: 3-7

With its majestic stalks adorned by delicate white flowers, the White Delphinium stands as a striking presence in gardens, making it one of the most beautiful types of white flowers.

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105. White Foxglove

Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

USDA Zone: 4-8

White Foxglove showcases tall spikes of bell-shaped white flowers during the summer months. This enchanting plant adds a touch of whimsy and charm to gardens.

106. White Hollyhock

Botanical Name: Alcea rosea

USDA Zone: 3-9

With towering stems adorned with large, showy white flowers, the White Hollyhock is perfect for creating a stunning focal point in gardens and cottage-style landscapes, adding height and beauty to the surroundings.

107. White Clockvine (Bush Clockvine)

Botanical Name: Thunbergia erecta ‘Alba’

USDA Zone: 9-11

White Clockvine is a charming and compact tropical shrub with glossy, lance-shaped leaves. Its elegant white trumpet-shaped flowers form clusters with a yellow center, adding to their beauty.

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Botanical Name: Duranta erecta ‘Alba’

USDA Zone: 8-11

The White Skyflower is a stunning tropical shrub renowned for its elegant appearance and charm.

109. White Frilled Sweet Pea

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Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus ‘White Frilled’

USDA Zone: 4-11

Adorned with ruffled, fringed petals, the White Frilled Sweet Pea entices with its captivating beauty and alluring fragrance.

110. White Lisianthus

Botanical Name: Eustoma grandiflorum

USDA Zone: 8-10

White Lisianthus showcases exquisite, rose-like blossoms in a pure white hue, earning it a place on our best types of white flowers list.

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111. White Forsythia

Botanical Name: Abeliophyllum distichum

USDA Zone: 5-8

Also known as Korean Abeliophyllum, it is a deciduous shrub that graces gardens with its fragrant, white, star-shaped flowers in early spring. The delicate blooms and arching branches add elegance to the landscape.

112. Daphne

Botanical Name: Daphne spp.

USDA Zone: 4-9

Daphne is a genus of fragrant flowering shrubs, with several species producing white or pale-colored flowers. Daphne blooms are small, but their sweet fragrance is intense and captivating.

113. Cherry Laurel

Botanical Name: Prunus laurocerasus

USDA Zone: 6-9

Cherry Laurel, also known as English Laurel, is an evergreen shrub featuring glossy, dark green leaves and fragrant white flower spikes in spring.

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114. European Cranberry Bush

Botanical Name: Viburnum opulus

USDA Zone: 3-8

European Cranberry Bush offers clusters of white flowers in spring, followed by red berries in fall. The blooms attract pollinators, and the berries are a food source for birds.

115. White Rose of Sharon

Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus

USDA Zone: 5-9

Rose of Sharon is a deciduous shrub that produces large, showy, white, or pale-colored flowers with prominent stamens. Blooming from late summer to fall, it adds a touch of elegance to gardens.

116. Abelia

Botanical Name: Abelia spp.

USDA Zone: 6-9

Abelia is a genus of flowering shrubs with several species featuring white or pale-colored flowers. These fragrant blooms attract butterflies and bees, making Abelia a favorite among gardeners looking to enhance biodiversity.

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117. Choisya

Botanical Name: Choisya spp.

USDA Zone: 7-10

Choisya, commonly known as Mexican Orange Blossom, is an evergreen shrub with aromatic, white flowers resembling orange blossoms. Its glossy foliage and fragrant blooms make it a popular choice for gardens and landscapes.

118. White Sage


Botanical Name: Salvia apiana

USDA Zone: 8-11

White Sage is a perennial herb with silvery leaves and tall spikes of small, white flowers. It is native to the southwestern United States and is culturally significant to indigenous peoples.

119. Paperbush

Botanical Name: Edgeworthia chrysantha

USDA Zone: 7-10

Paperbush is a deciduous shrub known for its fragrant, spherical clusters of pale yellow to white flowers. Blooming in late winter to early spring, the flowers have a texture resembling crepe paper, giving the plant its name.

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120. White Fringetree

Botanical Name: Chionanthus virginicus

USDA Zone: 3-9

White Fringetree, native to eastern North America, is a small deciduous tree featuring fragrant, fringe-like clusters of white flowers in late spring to early summer.

121. White Shooting Star

Botanical Name: Dodecatheon dentatum

USDA Zone: 5-9

White Shooting Star, a charming perennial wildflower, bears nodding, white, star-shaped flowers with yellow centers.


White flowers, with their pure and serene beauty, symbolize purity, innocence, and new beginnings. They evoke a sense of calm and tranquility, bringing a touch of elegance and sophistication to any garden or landscape.

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As we marvel at the simplicity and grace of these blooms, let us also recognize the importance of preserving nature’s wonders. Let’s plant more white flowers, not just for their aesthetic appeal but to support biodiversity and create sanctuaries for pollinators. By nurturing these delicate blossoms, we contribute to a healthier environment for us and future generations.

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