Evergreen white flowering trees you can plant for summer fragrance and bloom. Deciduous trees with white flowers that will shower your landscape in clouds of small blossoms each spring. Tropical and fruit-bearing trees.
Royal White Redbud
Deciduous trees with white flowers bloom profusely in spring, leaf out in summer and denude themselves each fall turning the garden into an ever-changing vingnette.
Some of these spring bloomers offer a little something extra to the fall garden:
The Dogwood offers red berries, mottled bark, and colorful autumn foliage in addition to its white spring flowers.
The Aristocrat Pear is an ideal replacement for the formerly popular Bradford variety which fell out of favor because of its structural weakness.
Evergreen white flowering trees add permanent structure to the home and garden landscape. For sweet jasmine fragrance and useful fruit, plant white-flowered citrus trees.
Lemons feature the largest blooms of all citrus types and, if you feed them well enough, will bloom repeatedly throughout the warm months.
'Little Gem' Magnolia
The Southern Magnolia is a grand shade tree whose shiny leaves feature a rust-colored reverse. Its huge saucer blooms are fragrant and followed by interesting red fruits.
The leaves of the Sweetbay Magnolia display their silvery undersides with each passing breeze and its big white flowers appear twice each season, in spring and summer.
The dwarf 'Little Gem' is the Magnolia of choice for small yard landscaping.
Bracken's Brown Beauty is the most cold hardy of the lot, tolerating temperatures down to 20 degrees below zero F.
White oleander can also be trained into a small tree.
Angel's Trumpet can be grown in large pots or, where it is warm year round, in the open ground. The foot long flowers appear at regular intervals throughout the summer months and are lemon-scented at night.
The trumpet-shaped blooms may be single or double in form.