12 Most Beautiful Yellow Flowering Shrubs in India

Last Updated: 18.10.2023
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Bring a dash of bright color to your garden by growing these Yellow Flowering Shrubs. They take less space and look beautiful!

These Yellow Flowering Shrubs will add an aesthetic appeal to the summer gardens by adding a pop of color with timeless beauty!

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Most Beautiful Yellow Flowering Shrubs

1. Yellow Rose

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Botanical Name: Rosa

No garden looks complete without the fragrant and cheerful yellow roses. They barely grow more than 1-2 feet tall and work best when grown in the hedges or borders. You can also go for climbing varieties for fences and railings.

2. Mahonia Shrub

Botanical Name: Mahonia japonica 

This evergreen shrub bears a dense cluster of yellow blooms during the springs. The spectacular flowers last for a couple of weeks and exude a pleasing aroma.

3. Shrubby Cinquefoil

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Botanical Name: Dasiphora fruticosa

The saucer-shaped yellow blooms of the potentilla continue to display from spring to fall. This shrub is highly prized for its long blooming time and low maintenance nature.

4. Yellow Azalea

Botanical Name: Rhododendron luteum

Azalea flowers come in multiple shades of purple, pink, red, and orange, but the yellow one is the most striking among all. It flowers from late winter to early spring.

5. Oleander

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Botanical Name: Nerium oleander

Oleander comes in multiple shades and sizes, among which green-yellow oleander with a trumpet-like shape is the most common. The flowering shrub repeatedly blooms year-round in the tropical climate of India, but its flowering is at the peak during summers.

6. Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus brackenridgei

Flowering from late summers to fall, this flower looks simply beautiful with its contrasting green foliage. It needs bright light to bloom in abundance.

7. Bougainvillea

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Botanical Name: Bougainvillea spectabilis

The woody climber is densely clustered with colorful flowers ranging from scarlet, pink, white, purple to yellow. Native to tropical regions, this ornamental climbing vine is pollinated by bees.

8. Yellow Camellia


Botanical Name: Camellia japonica

Blooming from fall to spring, the camellia flowers add a dash of colors to the gardens. Symbol of elegance, these flowers may be single or semi-double, which is flushed with pale yellow to ivory cream hue.

9. Japanese Rose


Botanical Name: Rosa rugosa

The shrub produces a cluster of chrysanthemum-like flowers during springs and summers. Though it is a carefree shrub, yet it requires periodic pruning to keep its size and shape in check.

10. Butterfly Bush


Botanical Name: Buddleja davidii 

This fast-growing shrub produces abundant yellow blooms throughout the summers in striking shades of purple, pink, white, orange, and yellow colors.

11. Plumeria

Botanical Name: Plumeria rubra

The fragrant flower of plumeria has white petals that are flushed with a yellow hue near the center. Belonging to the tropical regions, its blooms continue to display from spring till the fall.

12. West Indian Jasmine

Botanical Name: Ixora

The ornamental shrub produces flowers in a wide spectrum of colors from red, orange, yellow, white to pink, among which yellow makes a cheerful statement. The long-lasting flowers look great in the hedges or borders.

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