Top 10 Fragrant Flowers for Floral Scent Lovers

Follow your nose while choosing yard plants! To fill your garden with fragrance, these are our favourite flowers.  

Flowering Tobacco 

1

Wood flowering tobacco suits night gardens. Late in the day, its jasmine-like scent is strongest. Rich, damp, well-draining soil with pink, lavender, yellow, white, red, or green blossoms suits it.

Four O’Clock

2

The name “beauty of the night” comes from this fragrant flower that emerges in late afternoon and stays that way all night. In April, don't disturb the soil since four-o'clocks reseed.  

Jasmine

3

Sweet-scented blossoms and glossy leaves make jasmine popular. At 10 feet or more, this climbing container plant has pink blooms that unfold into fragrant white flowers.

Lavender

4

Gardeners love lavender's compact habit, silvery-green foliage, stunning blooms, and calming scent. Mid-to-late summer 12-to-14-inch sprays are pale-to-deep purple. Rabbits and deer loathe lavender, while bees and butterflies enjoy it.

Moonflower

5

This morning glory-related vine is enchanting. Its 15-foot stems include trumpet-shaped bright-white flowers and deep-green leaves. Cool weather slows moonflower growth, so be patient. For huge blooms, use Giant White.  

Stock

6

Special stock floral scent. Many equate the perfume with cloves, and certain species only smell well at night. It grows up to 3 feet tall, so stake and windproof larger types.

Sweet Alyssum

7

This low-growing plant blends well into borders, rock gardens, and containers. Its delicate white, apricot, pink, and lavender flowers smell delightful.   

Sweet Pea

8

Sweet pea is easy to grow and gives delicious cut flowers from April to early October in temperate areas. 4–12-foot climbing annual. Growing it full sun to slight shade.  

Sweet William

9

Every sweet William stem makes a bouquet! This perennial beauty is European yet has spread over North America.

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