Vines With White Flowers (10 Climbing Plants That Bloom In White)


Vines can climb up arbors, pergolas, and trellises, to add style and shade to your patio or deck.  Some vining plants have white flowers for your family to enjoy.

So, what are some vines with white flowers?  Vines with white flowers include: Dewberry, Madagascar Jasmine, Moonflower, Muscadine, Snake Gourd, Sweet Autumn Clematis, Sweetheart Hoya, White Coral Vine, Wild Cucumber, and Wire Vine.  Some of these plants have attractive foliage and can grow quite tall!

Of course, some of these vines prefer full sun, while others tolerate partial or full shade.

In this article, we’ll talk about 10 vines with white flowers.  We’ll also take a look at what they need for light, water, and other important growth factors.

Let’s get started.

10 Vines With White Flowers

There are plenty of vines with white flowers, but here are 10 to start with:

  • Dewberry
  • Madagascar Jasmine
  • Moonflower
  • Muscadine
  • Snake Gourd
  • Sweet Autumn Clematis
  • Sweetheart Hoya
  • White Coral Vine
  • Wild Cucumber
  • Wire Vine

Let’s begin with Dewberry.

Dewberry

Dewberry (Rubus trivialis) is a perennial vine that produces showy small (1 to 2 inch) white flowers in late winter or spring.

Dewberry
Dewberry is a perennial vine that produces small white flowers and then fruit. It is related to blackberry.

Dewberry needs moderate moisture, but it can tolerate humidity and can be used in xeriscaping.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Dewberry can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It can tolerate a range of acidic or alkaline soil (pH of 6.0 to 8.0).

Dewberry can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 6a (as cold as -10 degrees Fahrenheit or –23 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 4 to 10 feet.

You can propagate Dewberry by stem cuttings or by seeds from the fruit.

You can learn more about Dewberry from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Dewberry from Ison’s Nursery & Vineyards.

Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine (Marsdenia or Stephanotis floribunda) is a perennial vine that produces showy fragrant white flowers in summer.

Madagascar Jasmine
Madagascar Jasmine is a perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant white flowers.

Madagascar Jasmine needs moderate to dry moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Madagascar Jasmine can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 5.6 to 6.5).

Madagascar Jasmine cannot tolerate much cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 9b (as cold as 25 degrees Fahrenheit or –4 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 15 feet or more.

You can propagate Madagascar Jasmine by stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Madagascar Jasmine from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Madagascar Jasmine from Gardino Nursery.

Moonflower

Moonflower (Ipomoea alba) is a perennial vine that produces showy fragrant white flowers in summer or early fall.  The flowers are nocturnal and appear at night!

Moonflower
Moonflower is a perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant white flowers that appear at night.

Moonflower needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Moonflower can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It tolerates a range of acidic or alkaline soil (pH of 6.0 to 8.0).

Moonflower can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 7a (as cold as 0 degrees Fahrenheit or –18 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 to 12 feet, with a width of 6 to 12 feet.

You can propagate Moonflower by seeds.

You can learn more about Moonflower from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Moonflower from Renee’s Garden.

Muscadine

Muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia) is a perennial vine that produces inconspicuous white, yellow, or blue flowers in late spring or summer.  It also produces edible fruit (grapes!)

Muscadine Grape
Muscadine is a perennial vine that produces white flowers and eventually grapes.

Muscadine needs moderate to dry moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Muscadine can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 6.1 to 6.5).

Muscadine can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 6a (as cold as -10 degrees Fahrenheit or –23 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 60 to 100 feet, with a width of 60 to 100 feet.

You can propagate Muscadine by layering, stem cuttings, or seeds.

You can learn more about Muscadine from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Muscadine from Wilson Bros Gardens.

Snake Gourd

Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) is a perennial vine that produces showy white flowers in summer or early fall.

Snake Gourd
Snake Gourd is a perennial vine that produces showy white flowers.

Snake Gourd needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Snake Gourd can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 6.0 to 7.0).

Snake Gourd cannot tolerate much cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 6a (as cold as -10 degrees Fahrenheit or –23 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 16 feet, with a width of 16 feet.

You can propagate Snake Gourd by seeds.

You can learn more about Snake Gourd from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Snake Gourd from Seeds Now.

Sweet Autumn Clematis

Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora) is a perennial vine that produces white, cream, or silver flowers.

Sweet Autumn Clematis
Sweet Autumn Clematis is a perennial vine that produces white, cream, or silver flowers and can tolerate dry soil.

Sweet Autumn Clematis needs moderate to dry moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Sweet Autumn Clematis can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 6.0 to 7.0).

Sweet Autumn Clematis can tolerate severe cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 5a (as cold as -20 degrees Fahrenheit or –29 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 15 to 20 feet, with a width of 20 to 30 feet.

You can propagate Sweet Autumn Clematis by stem cuttings or seeds.

You can learn more about Sweet Autumn Clematis from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Sweet Autumn Clematis from Great Garden Plants.

Sweetheart Hoya

Sweetheart Hoya (Hoya kerrii) is a perennial vine that produces showy, fragrant, tiny (less than 1 inch) white flowers in late summer or early fall.

Sweetheart Hoya
Sweetheart Hoya is a perennial vine (succulent) that produces showy and fragrant tiny white flowers. It cannot tolerate much cold.

Sweetheart Hoya needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Sweetheart Hoya can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic to neutral soil (pH of 6.1 to 7.3).

Sweetheart Hoya cannot tolerate severe cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 10a (as cold as 30 degrees Fahrenheit or –1 degree Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 13 feet.

You can propagate Sweetheart Hoya by stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Sweetheart Hoya from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Sweetheart Hoya from Garden Goods Direct.

White Coral Vine

White Coral Vine (Antigonon leptopus) is a perennial vine that produces showy tiny (less than 1 inch) white flowers year round.

White Coral Vine
White Coral VIne is a perennial that produces tiny showy white flowers year round.
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White Coral Vine needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

White Coral Vine can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic to alkaline soil (pH of 6.1 to 7.8).

White Coral Vine cannot tolerate severe cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 9a (as cold as 20 degrees Fahrenheit or –6 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 20 to 40 feet.

You can propagate White Coral Vine by layering or stem cuttings.

You can learn more about White Coral Vine from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find White Coral Vine from the Nursery at Ty Ty.

Wild Cucumber

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata) is a perennial vine that produces showy tiny (less than 1 inch) white flowers in summer or early fall.

Wild Cucumber
Wild Cucumber is a perennial vine that produces tiny showy white flowers. It can tolerate extreme cold.

Wild Cucumber needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Wild Cucumber can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers slightly acidic to slightly alkaline soil (pH of 6.6 to 7.5).

Wild Cucumber can tolerate extreme cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 3a (as cold as -40 degrees Fahrenheit or –40 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 4 to 10 feet.

You can propagate Wild Cucumber by seeds (the plant is self-fertile).

You can learn more about Wild Cucumber from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Wild Cucumber from Prairie Moon Nursery.

Wire Vine

Wire Vine (Muehlenbeckia complexa) is a perennial vine that produces showy tiny (less than 1 inch) white flowers in late spring, summer or early fall.

Wire Vine
Wire Vine is a pernnial that produces tiny showy white flowers and tolerates a wide range of soil pH levels.
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Wire Vine needs moderate moisture levels.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Wire Vine can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It tolerates a wide range of soil pH.

Wire Vine can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 8a (as cold as 10 degrees Fahrenheit or –12 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 2 to 6 inches.

You can propagate Wire Vine by stem cuttings, stolons & runners, or by seeds (the plant is self-fertile).

You can learn more about Wire Vine from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Wire Vine from Garden Goods Direct.

Conclusion

Now you know about 10 vines with white flowers and how to take care of them.  They might provide inspiration to help you to improve your landscape and provide more shade in your yard.

You might also want to check out my article on vines with red flowers or my article on flowering vines for shade.

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~Jonathon

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