I love white flowers because they remind me of summer and fresh air, and they have a lovely calming effect in the home. I have selected 6 classic white flowers to share with you this week. To help you with your future cultivation of these flowers please refer to the US Plant Hardiness Zone Map and the AU Plant Hardiness Zone Map to determine if the flower will be suited to your region.

Scabiosa
Scabiosa

scabisoa
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The Scabiosa is a summer bloomer that not only comes in white but also purple and shades of blue. The Scaboisa is an interesting looking flower often referred to as the pincushion flower. Interesting fact this flower is a butterfly magnet!

Soil

Well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun

Growing Zones AU/US
AU 1 (Alpine areas of South Eastern Australia)
US 3 - 7


Calla Lily
Zantedeschia

lily

An elegant and versatile flower that grows well outdoors or indoors. Calla Lilies come a range of colours from white, to purple, pink, and yellow. Be sure to water these flowers well and add fertilizer to keep them looking pretty.

Soil
Moist and well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun to partial shade

Growing Zones
AU 2-4 (QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS)
US 8 - 10

Hydrangea Macrophylla
Macrophylla

hydrangea


Big, bright and beautiful blooms is what everyone loves about Hydrangeas. They come in a several colours from white, pale pink, blue and purple. An abundance of white Hydrangeas will be sure to brighten up your garden!

Soil
Moist and well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun to partial shade

Growing Zones
AU 1-3 (QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS)
US 4 - 9

Daffodil
Narcissus

daffodil

Daffodils have a star shaped background giving them that special eye-catching sparkle in your garden. A childhood favourite to quite a few and the Daffodil symbolises friendship. Daffodils are well known for being bright yellow flowers however they come in white and a combination of yellow and white with a hint of pink sometimes.

Soil
Well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun

Growing Zones
AUS 1-4 (All states expect Northern coastline)
US 3 - 10

Magnolia Flower
Magnolia grandiflora

magnolia

Magnolias have been picked for their elegant blooms and fragrance. By far one my favourite flowers for being so exquisite in its appearance. One downside to these beauties is that a magnolia tree drops large leafs throughout the year which can be very messy.

Soil
Well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun to partial shade

Growing Zones
AU 1-3 (QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS)
US 4 - 9

Jasmine
Polyanthum

jasmine flower

Jasmine flowers a tropical and exotic flower that stands out from the crowd. With an incredible fragrance, this flower is worth the hard work to grow and maintain them.

Soil
Well-drained

Sunlight
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
AUS 1-4 (All states except Northern coastline)
US 7 - 10

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