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Adj.1.white-flowered - (of plants) having white flowers
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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I pushed through a tangle of tall white-flowered bushes, and saw him twenty paces beyond, looking over his shoulder at me and hesitating.
He wore a blue coat in fairly clean condition, the square side-pocket flaps stuck out above his hips, and the skirts of the coats hung loose in front, so that a white-flowered waistcoat was visible.
I would love to know what it is as it is very pretty Rita O'Brien, via email Hi Rita, Yes, I think you're right - it's a white-flowered variety.
The Apple Serviceberry, Amelanchier grandiflora, is an early May, white-flowered tall native shrub that ripens its edible, black berries by early summer, making it one of the first plants to supply berries each year.
ROSES yoU are bound to find at least one white-flowered rose that is just perfect for growing on a white painted wall, so select for fragrance as well as glossy green leaves.
Heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens) Though the purple varieties are more common, the white-flowered form is the most fragrant.
We've selected the variegated foliage and pink flowers of the butterfly bush, buddleia Harlequin, the purple cistus Purpureus, the white-flowered cotoneaster decorus, the graceful white flowers of deutzia Gracilis, and the red-berried pyracantha Mohave.
oBroad bean 'Scorpio': High yielding, white-flowered upward-facing clusters of four to five pods for easier harvest.
There is not a white-flowered accession among the more than 1100 G.
Seeds are not easy to find but Chiltern Seeds of Bortree Stile, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7PB (01229-581137) have a good selection including red and white-flowered forms of Hibiscus syriacus Hibiscus trionum, a new hybrid called Galaxy, a 1.2m (4ft) shrub with huge blooms in mixed colours.
If birds alone are causing the trouble, try growing white-flowered varieties which seem to be less attractive to them.
There are also good white-flowered varieties, such as Betty Bowring.