15 Beautiful White Flowering Shrubs

White Flowering Shrubs: Mock Orange

Philadelphus spp., Zones 3 to 11

These easygoing white flowering shrubs can be grown in a range of soils and amounts of light—just avoid soggy, poorly draining patches. Pick a cultivar with flower buds that are hardy in your region. Many cultivars are smaller, but some reach up to 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Try Illuminati Tower for spires of yellow-centered white blooms.

Why we love it: Plant this beauty near windows or anywhere you often pass to get a whiff of the richly scented flowers that bloom in spring.

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bushes that attract butterfliesCourtesy Ingrid Fehr


Cephalanthus occidentalis, Zones 3 to 11

Watch bees, butterflies and hummingbirds flock to these fragrant, spherical white flowering shrubs. Buttonbush is also a host plant for several types of caterpillars. The round fruit persists through winter, providing food for a variety of birds. Grow it in full to partial sun and moist soil. It grows more than 6 feet tall and wide.

Why we love it: This long-flowering plant provides months and months of enjoyment.

Also consider these pretty yellow flowering shrubs for your yard.

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