A Gallery of Fragrant Plants

Even the most beautifully designed and colorful garden is lacking an essential ingredient if it offers no fragrance. Use perfumed plants next to seating areas or alongside walkways to experience them in full.

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Fragrance of Mock Orange Shrub DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Mockorange (Philadelphus) 'Burfordensis'

Mature size: 10 feet tall, 6 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun to part shade, well-drained soil

Purple Somerset DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Daphne 'Somerset'

Mature size: 5 feet tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun to part shade; moist, well-drained soil

Erysimum, Fire King DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Wallflower (Erysimum cheiri) 'Fire King'

Mature size: 10 inches tall, 8 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Chocolate Scented Cosmos Plant DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Chocolate plant (Cosmos atrosanguineus)

Mature size: 30 inches tall, 18 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun; moist, well-drained soil

Yellow Mahonia Produces Fragrance DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Mahonia (Mahonia x media)

Mature size: 15 feet tall, 12 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun to part shade; moist, full-drained soil

Escapade Rose DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Rose 'Escapade'

Mature size: 30 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, moist soil

Lavender Munstead has Fragrant Scent DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Lavender 'Munstead'

Mature size: 18 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Dianthus Pinks Known for Fragrant Scent DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Dianthus 'Bovey Belle'

Mature size: 12 inches tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained soil

Fragrant Rhododendron DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Rhododendron luteum

Type: deciduous. Mature size: 12 feet tall and wide. Ideal growing conditions: part shade, moist soil

White Flowers of the Christmas Box DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Christmas box (Sarcococca confusa)

Mature size: 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Ideal growing conditions: part to full shade, moist soil

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© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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