Flowers enhance the appearance of a bonsai in a most charming way. When bonsai plants are in bloom, they have absolutely a tremendous sight. Isn’t it?
During the last decade, Flowering trees and shrubs have become popular worldwide.
Choose a flowering tree or shrub not only for its own appearance but also for the way it fits into the surroundings.
Before you choose a plant, research its growth habits and its ultimate size.
A plant should fit into your lifestyle, too.
Here we have listed the 7 most beautiful indoor bonsai tree with little white flowers which will definitely increase your indoor’s beauty.
If you don’t like to putter in the garden, or if you are away for most of the summer, your plants should be the kind that needs very little pruning or other care.
Likewise, if you garden only at a summer home and return to a city apartment in September, you won’t want plants that require winter pruning. If you choose the right plant for the right place, you will find that most flowering shrubs and trees don’t need much pruning.
Types of bonsai tree with white flowers
There are many bonsai species that have flowers of different colors like Azalea, you can explore it yourself. We have listed here only different types of bonsai tree with little white flowers. Top 7 most beautiful and flowering bonsai species are-
- Azalea Bonsai tree
- Bougainvillea bonsai tree
- Fukien tea plant
- Common Jasmine Orange
- Cape Jasmine bonsai tree
- Serrisa Bonsai tree
- West Indian Cherry Bonsai tree
Azalea bonsai tree (Rhododendron)
In summer, place it in an area of half-light/half shade that is lightly ventilated. In winter keep in a light yet sheltered location, at a temperature of 2-8*C.
Maintain the humidity throughout the year. Spray the leaves when the plant is not in flower. Use soft or rainwater. Ensure the water does not become stagnant.
Use 40% peat, 40% azalea soil, 20% river sand mixture as soil for this plant. Ensure drainage is effective at all times. And every two to three years after flowering.
Wire the branches carefully in spring or October/early November, since the young branches are very fragile. After 5-6 months, you will see small white flowers blooming.
Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra)
Bougainvillea is a native bonsai tree of the Brazilian rain-forests, with small flowers, oval bracts which produce splendid long-lasting blooms from pinkish crimson to pink-lilac.
From June to September, it has a shrub-like appearance and can grow to a height of 6-9 meters. The branches are slightly thorny.
Keep it indoors, wherever there is plenty of bright light and a temperature of 12-17*C. From May to September, keep in a sunny location. In summer, water enough but not excessively for fear of losing the leaves. In winter water carefully.
70% graded peat and 30% light-colored peat mixture is used to grow this plant. Watch the drainage system carefully.
Prune the unwanted branches right up to the first days of summer. When the flowering is over, prune again to continue reshaping the tree. From June to September you will see small white flowers blooming.
Fukien Tea plant (Ehretia microphylla)
Fukien tea plant is a shrub-like variety, also a tropical evergreen, which can grow to a height of 10 meters. It has oval leaves, a gray trunk, and white flowers, slightly perfumed, with small red berries. It developed originally in Asia and Southern China.
Keep the plant indoors from September to April, and in a well-ventilated area of partial shade for the rest of the year. The best temperature range for this plant is 13-24*C, plus good quality light. Water the plant all year round and keep daily spraying when indoors.
A compost of 60% akadama, 20% peat, 10% sand, 10% clay is used to grow this plant. Repotting should be done every 2 years in spring.
From spring to late summer you will see small white flowers blooming.
Common Jasmine Orange (Murraya paniculata)
Common Jasmine Orange a native bonsai tree of tropical and sub-tropical Asia, it is dispersed throughout Indonesia and Malaysia. It possesses large, single, highly perfumed white flowers.
It has a hard, clear, and smooth trunk, from which items such as walking sticks are made and cosmetic oils obtained.
When it’s indoors, keep it in an area with plenty of light, at a temperature of 10-20*C but out of direct sunlight. From May to September keep it in a shady area.
Consistently water the plant throughout the year. At the same time keep the soil fresh and not allowing the water to become stagnant.
40% ericaceous compost, 40% peat, 10% sand, 10% akadama mixture is used to grow this plant. Repotting is required every two or three years in spring.
From August to September you will see small white flowers blooming.
Cape Jasmine bonsai tree (Gardenia jasminoides)
Cape Jasmine a bonsai variety that comes from Japan, China, the East Indies, and the South sea islands. It is a shrub-like plant, with semi-evergreen leaves and white flowers.
The branch growth of this plant is wide and dense. Keep it indoors in a bright and airy place, and with a temperature of 5-12*C. From May to September, keep it in a shady area that is also airy.
This plant has a definite preference for rainwater. Water the plant enough in spring and summer, but leaving the soil to dry out slightly. Water moderately in winter. Never water the leaves as this can cause disease.
50% graded akadama, 30% light colored peat, 20% river sand mixture is used to grow the plant. Repotting should be done in every two or three years in spring. From May onward you will see small white flowers blooming.
Serissa bonsai tree (Serissa foetida)
The Serissa foetida variety originated in India, China, and Southeast Asia. It is an evergreen shrub with small green leaves, good coverage of branches, and white flowers. It also has a rough gray trunk which tends to grow lighter with age.
Keep the plant indoors, in a bright and well-aired situation, and at a temperature of 13-18*C. From May to September keep the plant outdoor in a partially shaded area and away from drafts.
Water the plant plentifully all year round, allowing the soil to dry out slightly before each successive watering. When indoors, spray the leaves daily.
Place container in a plant pot saucer filled with water and clay, in such a way that the soil does not come in direct contact with the water, thus creating humid conditions around the plant.
30% sand, 30% peat, 30% graded earth, 10% soil mixture is used to grow this plant. Repotting is required every two years in April.
Practically all year round you will see small white flowers blooming.
West Indian Cherry (Malpighia coccigera-glabra)
West Indian Cherry bonsai species attains a height of 3-4 meters; it has a twisted trunk, evergreen leaves, and in summer white and rose-colored flowers.
Keep the plant indoors, in an area with plenty of light and lightly ventilated. From May to September place outside, in a partially shaded area, and keep ventilated.
Water the plant plentifully and keep the soil at a constant level of humidity. Spray every day when indoors.
50% peat, 35% graded earth, 15% river sand mixture is used to grow this plant. Repotting is required every two years at the beginning of spring. Take particular care of the drainage.
From the beginning of summer, you will see small white flowers blooming.