A devotee while doing puja to Hindu god Shiva offers flowers and leaves. The preferred leaf is that of bilva or bel. So which are the flowers that are offered to Shiva during puja? Shiva is most pleased with white color flowers.
So a devotee can offer any white color flower to Shiva. Apart from white flowers, red color flowers are also offered to Shiva.
One of the widely offered flowers is the Dhatura flower.
Two flowers that are never offered to Shiva are the Ketaki flower and Champaka flower. Tulsi is also not offered to Shiva.