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Wood sorrel
Common Name: Wood sorrel, Wood sorrel pink
Botanical name: Oxalis magnifica
Family : Oxalidaceae
Order: Oxalidales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Tropical America
Type : Annual, perennial
Synonym : Ionoxalis oaxacana Rose
Location :Lalbagh, bangalore,karnataka, india
Flowers :Purple, magenta, small, clustered




White crown flower
Common Name: White crown flower
Botanical name: Calotropis gigantea
Family : Apocynaceae
Genus: Calotropis
Height : 12 feet tall
Type : Perennial
Category :Large shrub
Hindi : Aak plant
Used for: Garland, Medicinal




Worton blue streak
Common Name: Worton blue streak
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Light blue, 7 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers




Weeping bottle brush
Common Name: Weeping Bottlebrush
Botanical name: Callistemon viminalis
Family : Myrtaceae
Order: Myrtales
Origin / Native : Australia, South Florida
Growth Rate :Fast
Category : Evergreen tropical tree, Large Shrub
Height: 15 feet
Flowers: Red, resembles bottle brush, hanging downwards, showy




Weston pirate dahlia
Common Name: Weston pirate dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Colombia, Central America
Height : Up tp 4 feet tall
Category : Cactus
Flowers: Medium violet red, dark magenta, crimson red, showy, colourful, 5 inches wide
Good for: Cut flowers




White with pink flowered monkeypod
Common Name: White with pink flowered monkeypod
Botanical name: Acacia propinqua
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : South & Central America, Caribbean islands
Height :Up to 90 feet tall
Synonym : Albizzia saman, Senna petersiana
Light requirement : Sunny, open
Location : Cubbon Park, Bangalore, Karnatakaa, india




White statice flower
Common Name: White statice flower
Scientific Name: Limonium sinuatum
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Genus : Limonium
Type: Annual, short-lived perennial
Used for: Cut flowers, dried flower arrangements
Flowers: White, tiny, clustered, funnel-shaped, showy
Light requirement & care: Sunny, well drained, sandy or average soil, low maintenance




White gerbera
Common Name: White gerbera
Botanical name: Gerbera × hybrida
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Used for:Cut flowers, bouquets
Flowers : White with pink, showy
Life Cycle : Tender perennial plant
Height : Up to 12 inches




White and pink geraniums
Common Name: White and pink geraniums
Family: Geraniaceae
Order: Geraniales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Type :Annual, biennial, perennial plants
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, karnataka, india
Best for : Pots, borders, containers
Flowers : White & pink or magenta, clustered, bicolour, showy, attracts bees




White kale
Name: White kale




White anthurium
Scientific Name: White anthurium
Botanical name : Anthurium andraeanum
Family : Araceae
Order : Alismatales
Origin / Native : America, Columbia
Height: Up to 2 feet tall
Flowers: White with pink tail, showy, colourful, glossy
Foliage: Evergreen, glossy, healthy leaves
Used for: Cut flowers




White rose
Common Name: White rose
Used for: Cut flowers, bouquets
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Flowers : White, fragrance, medium blooms, 4 inches wide
Height :Up to 5 feet tall
Foliage : Dark green
Plant : Healthy, strong, compact shrub
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india




White bougainvillea
Common Name: White bougainvillea, java white bougainvillea
Botanical name: Bougainvillea alba
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : South America
Category :Shrub, Vine, Tree, Bonsai
Good For: Pots, Walls, Arches, curves, hedges
Foliage: Ever green
Flowers: White, showy, clustered




Wood apple
Common Name: Wood apple
Botanical name: Limonia acidissima
Family: Rutaceae
Order: Sapindales
Origin / Native : India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indomalaya
Category :Large erect tree
Synonyms : Feronia elephantum, feronia limonia swingle
Height: 20 feet
Flowers: Brown, deep red, small. clustered, attracts bees




Willo borealis dahlia
Common Name: Willo borealis dahlia
Botanical Name : Dahlia willo borealis
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native: Mexico, Colombia, America
Category :Pom pom Dahlia, Pompon
Type : Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Medium violet red, purple,magenta with white, bicolour, small, colourful, showy
Used for : Cut flowers




White antirrhinum majus
Common Name: White antirrhinum majus, Snapdragon
Cultivar name: Antirrhinum majus white wonder
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Antirrhinum
Spread : Up to 24 inches wide
Height :12 inches tall
Type : Herbaceous annual, Short lived perennial
Flowers : White, clustered, showy
Suitable for : Borders




White clitoria flower
Common Name: White clitoria flower, White Clitoria
Botanical name: Clitoria ternatea, Clitoria ternatea alba
Family : Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Tropical & subtropical Asia, Africa
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Uses : Medicinal, Ayurveda
Category : Evergreen climbing vine




Woodlands wild thing dahlia
Common Name: Woodlands wild thing dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Orange brown, 9 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers




White euphorbia milii splendens
Common Name: White euphorbia milii splendens
Botanical name: Euphorbia milii
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Order : Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Madagascar
Flowers :Creamy white with red eyed, corn silk, small, clustered, 2 petals
Type : Thorny succulent, climbing shrub
Height: 12 inches to 3 feet
Good for : Borders, pots




White Coral Vine
Common Name: White Coral Vine, Honolulu creeper, Mexican Creeper
Botanical name: Antigonon leptopus 'Alba'
Family: Polygonaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Mexico
Height :Up to 9 m
Growth rate : Fast
Category: Climbing vine
Flowers: White, clustered, showy attracts bees




White garden geranium
Common Name: White garden geranium, Cransbills, storksbills
Botanical name : Pelargonium hortorum
Family : Geraniaceae
Order: Geraniales
Good For : Pots, Containers, Window boxes, Borders
Type :Perennial
Light requirement & care: Sunny, open, average water
Flowers: White, small, clustered, showy




White garden phlox
Common Name: White garden phlox
Botanical & Cultivar name: Phlox paniculata white admiral
Family: Polemoniaceae
Category: Evergreen herbaceous perennial
Attracts : Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds
Good for :Summer Garden, Mixed borders, Pots, Containers
Height : 12 inches
Flowers: White, small, 5 petals, clustered
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india




White lantana
Common Name: White lantana, Big sage white
Botanical name: Lantana camara alba
Family : Verbenaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Tropicals of America, Africa
Good For:Containers, Pots, Borders, Summer garden
Type :Perennial
Foliage: Evergreen, healthy
Flowers : White with yellow, small, clustered




White petunia
Common Name:White petunia
Cultivar name: Petunia bravo white
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Botanical Name : Petunia grandiflora
Special Feature :Heat tolerant
Flowers : White, funnel-shaped, wavy, large, showy
Suitable for: Garden beds, borders, hanging baskets




White yellow pink tricolor antirrhinum majus
Common Name: White yellow pink tricolor antirrhinum majus
Cultivar name: Antirrhinum majus royal bride
Family: Scrophulariaceae [dog flower family]
Good For: Borders, Wildlife gardens, Cut flowers
Flowering Season: June to Aug
Type :Short lived perennial, Half hardy Annual
Height : 12 inches
Flowers : White with pink or lavender, yellow




Wild basil
Common Name: Wild basil, Hoary basil, limehairy
Botanical name:Ocimum americanum
Family: Lamiaceae
Order : Lamiales
Origin / Native : India, Asia
Uses :Ayurveda, medicinal
Tamil : Kattu thulasi plant
Flowers : White, tiny, aromatic, hairy
Height : 2 feet




Wild melon
Common Name: Wild melon, wild musk melon
Botanical name: Cucumis melo var agrestis
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Order : Cucurbitales
Synonym: Cucumis melo ssp agrestis
Type & Category :Annual & Climbing Vine
Genus : Cucumis
Foliage : Evergreen, hairy
Flowers: Yellow, small, 5 petals




Wild moong
Common Name: Wild moong
Botanical name: vigna radiata var sublobata
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : India, Pakistan
Type:Annual herb
Genus : Vigna
Flowers : Yellow, tiny
Foliage : Evergreen, hairy, 2 feet




Wild poinsettia
Common Name: Wild poinsettia, Mexican fireplant, Painted Euphorbia
Botanical name: Euphorbia heterophylla
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Order: Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Mexico, California, Central America
Height :Up to 30 inches tall
Type : Annual
Synonym : Euphorbia epilobiifolia
Grows in : Roadside, Wild areas




White frangipani
Common Name: White frangipani
Botanical name: Plumeria alba
Family : Apocynaceae[dogbane family]
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Venezuela, America, Caribbean islands
Category :Deciduous shrub, Tree
Flowering Season : Feb to June
Height : 15 feet
Flowers : White with yellow, large, fragrance




White garden balsam
Common Name: White garden balsam, Himalayan balsam
Botanical name: Impatiens balsamina
Family : Balsaminaceae
Order : Ericales
Origin / Native : Burma, India, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
Life Cycle :Annual, Perennial, biennial
Height : Up to 3 feet
Flowers : White, velvety, 2 toothed petals
Suitable for : Borders




White lantana camara
Common Name: White lantana camara, wild sage
Botanical name: Lantana camara
Family: Verbenaceae
Uses: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Central & South America
Type :Annual
Height: 2 to 7 feet tall
Habit: Dwarf, climbing vine, small shrub
Flowers: White with yellow, good for butterfly garden




White salvia splendens
Common Name: White salvia splendens, Scarlet sage
Botanical & Cultivar name: Salvia splendens alba
Family :Lamiaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native :Brazil
Type : Annual, Perennial
Flowers : White, upright, showy, attracts bees
Height : 1.5 feet




White water sedge
Common Name: White water sedge, White kyllinga,Cyperus kyllinga
Cultivar name: Kyllinga nemoralis
Family : Cyperaceae
Order: Poales
Origin / Native : India, Africa, South East Asia, Australia
Type :Perennial
Uses : Medicinal
Foliage: Evergreen
Flowers : White, tiny




White star flower
Common Name: White star flower
Botanical name: Pentas lanceolata alba
Family : Rubiaceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
Genus : Pentas
Category & Type :Evergreen perennial shrub
Height : Up to 36 inches tall
Flowers: White, clustered, showy




White zinnia
Common Name: White zinnia
Botanical name : zinnia elegans jacq
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Attracts : Butterflies
Category :Shrub, sub shrub
Life Cycle:Annual
Flowers: White, medium, showy
Suitable for: Mixed borders, pots




White star cluster flower
Common Name: White star cluster flower
Botanical name: Pentas lanceolata
Family: Rubiaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Africa, Yemen
Attracts:Bees, Butterflies
Height : 3 feet tall
Flowering Season: Summer, Year round
Suitable for : Borders, garden beds




Willow bottlebrush
Common Name: Willow bottlebrush
Botanical name :Callistemon salignus
Family : Myrtaceae
Order: Myrtales
Origin / Native : Australia
Category : Shrub, tree
Flowers : White, clustered, resembles bottle brush
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, India
Height : Up to 30 feet tall




Coral treasure rose miniature variety
Common Name: Waling waling orchids
Family: Orchidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Flowers : Pink with dotted pattern, large, showy, clustered spikes
Foliage: Evergreen, healthy, compact
Good for: Hanging baskets, Pots,
Suitable for: Cut flowers
Camera: Nikon D40X




white rose big
Common Name: White rose big
Celebrated name: Rose pope john paul ii
Order : Rosales
Flowers : Creamy white, fragrant, large, classic
Height :Up to 7 feet tall
Uses : Cut flower
Foliage : Deep green
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, South India




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