White flowering trees. Their white clusters of blooms often emerge in spring and summer to light up the garden. A tree suitable for much of the us. But although shorter star magnolia tree makes up for it by beating its taller relative into bloom. When magnolias blossom in the spring they produce exquisite pink mauve rosy purple white and red flowers.
Crepe myrtles like glendora white lagerstroemia indica glendora white hardy in usda zones 7 through 9 have long panicles of. White flowering trees the harbingers of spring are lovely as single specimens or in a grouping. Japanese flowering crabapples are small to mid sized trees that can grow in low mounds upright narrow or weeping types. The most desirable attribute of this 20 30 feet tall flowering tree is its striking summer blooms near white or white which continue till fall season.
Native to the southeast us the carolina silverbell is a small to medium sized landscape tree that produces small bell shaped white flowers in april just before or simultaneously with the leaves sprouting. The most common white flowering trees youre likely to see are the autumn cherry crabapple white and kousa dogwoods pear and carolina silverbell as well as the star southern and sweetbay magnolias. Its white flowers open before its own leaves have appeared at a time when most other trees are just starting to bud. It typically grows to 30 to 40 feet but heights of 60 feet are possible in its native habitat appalachian woods.
Star magnolia tree native to japan is one of the first trees to bloom in spring. Before the leaves emerge clusters of white sweet pea shaped flowers cloak the branches. Because it spans us. In spring theyre covered with fragrant white pink or red flowers and produce tiny yellow orange or red apples in fall.
Grown in a wide range of shapes and sizes white flowering trees are ideal planted in rows along a backyard or as a specimen tree in the front yard landscape. Look for newer varieties that are disease resistant and hold their fruit into the winter. The star magnolia is smaller than the saucer magnolias reaching a height of 15 to 20 feet with a similar spread. Magnolia is a flowering tree with large pink or white flowers being the most popular magnolia trees belong to the flowering plant family magnoliaceae.
The white crape myrtle tree is a hybrid species scientifically named as lagerstroemia indica alba. Line a driveway with small flowering trees or plant among evergreens shrubs and perennials. The best time to identify a white flowering tree is when its in bloom and has yet to drop its leaves. Department of agriculture plant hardiness zones 4b through 9a white eastern redbud cercis canadensis var.