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I need a white shrub


By Trishy

United Kingdom Gb

I need a tallish white shrub that won't attract aphids. What I really want is a pure white lavatera but no nurseys seem to stock them. I think Mock Orange and Hibiscus would attact aphids? Any other suggestions?



How about a white lilac? I don't think I've seen them attacked by aphids.

30 Mar, 2009


a white budlea, deutzia, they both grow quite tall if you dont over prune them.

30 Mar, 2009


A Hydrangea Quercifolia "snow flake", Height 6ft. spread 5ft. Hardy.

30 Mar, 2009


There's also a good hydrangea called 'Lanarth White'.
Or how about a myrtle?

30 Mar, 2009


Our Spirea Arguta ( Bridal Spray ) will be a mass of white soon. Its 6 feet tall by 6 feet wide by 6 feet deep and will get bigger if we let it.

30 Mar, 2009


'snow flake' is gorgeous, i would love one but dont have the space :o(

30 Mar, 2009


How about a hardy white Fuchsia very nice, flowers for ages and in the early evening the flowers are almost luminous only problem I cant think of the name of it but worth looking for

31 Mar, 2009


The fuchsia is called 'Hawkshead' if that helps.

I have recently planted a white Hibiscus - mine is called 'White Chiffon' - found at a GC - and a white Lavatera called 'Lisanne' I tracked it down on the net and it came by mail order.

Good luck with your search.

31 Mar, 2009

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