For modern styling, large pots with architectural plants like Dracaena draco and pandanus palms reflect a structures clean lines.
Top pick for White Flowering plants, the Magnolia `Teddy Bear' (Magnolia grandiflora).
It's glossy green and copper leaves makes this small evergreen a great focal tree.
For the contemporary garden, grey green foliage and silver tones can be achieved by using grasses and succulents in your white scheme. A feature tree such as a bronze cottonwood surrounded by a lush green lawn commands attention.