Flowering plants are a real enrichment for the garden or balcony. But in addition to its decorative value, it sometimes has another advantage: a pleasant scent. We’ve listed 11 gorgeous, fragrant garden plants from our rich offering.
Blue wisteria bunches are a treat for the eye, but also for the nose. To do this, the climber must first bloom and this is not always intuitive. In a previous article we tell you what to look for.
Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) and Tuscan jasmine (Trachylospermum jasminoides)
The scent of jasmine is used in many perfumes for a reason. It is a favorite of many. You can also enjoy it in the garden. The first common jasmine, Jasminum officinale. But Tuscan jasmine also spreads a wonderful scent in summer, making the fragrant garden plant an asset to the garden.
Towards evening, honeysuckle really wakes up. When you plant this shrub, you can enjoy its sultry fragrance until the wee hours. There are varieties that bloom in summer as well as winter, so if you plant several of them, you can enjoy the scent of fragrant garden plants at different times of the year.
Mahogany bush (Mahonia)
With just one bush of evergreen mahogany shrub, you’ll already get a great scent in the garden, not to mention planting several of them together. Which is a regular occurrence, as it is a popular plant for municipal gardens. Their showy yellow flowers bring cheer early in the year.
Read also: 12 fragrant houseplants that smell great in your home
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
The nice thing about lavender scent is that it gives a real holiday feel and also has a calming effect in case of stress. Not only do people love this plant in the garden, but bees and butterflies are also happy with it. In a previous article, we tell you which times of the year you should prune the shrubs to make them bloom beautifully.
sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus)
Sweet peas, also called sweet peas, have aroma in their Latin name for a reason. The climbing plant has a strong, delicious aroma. It is an easy annual bloomer that grows well from seed and is available in a wide range of colors. So something for everyone.
Not all modern roses are robust, but Historic and English roses are even more so. according to Gardener’s World Magazine You’re in the right place with the rose bush Rosa ‘Boscobel’, the classic English shrub Rosa ‘Getrude Jekyll’ and the historic rose Rosa ‘Charles de Mills’.
It is not for nothing that lilac is used for floral perfumes. Its special, subtle scent is also a boon to the garden. In addition to its scent, it is loved for its beautiful clusters of flowers in white, pink, purple or blue.
Snowball (Viburnum farreri)
Many snowball scents, but our favorite is Viburnum farreri. This type of snow globe actually blooms during the winter months and has a wonderful scent, which is very desirable during the cold months, because it really gives a taste of spring.
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis)
Another winter pant that smells great is witch hazel. When nothing else brings color and fragrance to nature, they are there with their gorgeous yellow, red or orange flowers on their bare branches.
flame flower (phlox)
The Flame Flower should be called the Fragrance Flower. This summery bloomer has a rich scent and will spoil you all summer long with its beautiful florals. They are also great as a cut flower, so if you plant enough of them you can also keep them indoors in a vase and enjoy them even on a rainy day.
On our Garden & Balcony overview page you’ll find more tips and advice for enjoying your garden and balcony. From tips on caring for garden plants to practical advice on pruning and landscaping.
(Source: Archives, Krijns groentips, Funny How Flowers Do It, Tuindorado, VT Wonen, Gardeners World Magazine, RTL Nieuws, MijnTuin.org. Photos: Shutterstock)
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