by One Click Plants February 07, 2024 2 min read

In the world of gardening, few sensations compare to the enchanting aroma of blossoming plants drifting on the breeze. If you're longing to fill your garden with delightful scents that tantalise the senses, look no further than these five fragrant wonders. From evergreen shrubs to perennial favourites, these plants promise to infuse your outdoor space with an irresistible bouquet of aromas.

 Sarcococca confusa (Sweet Box):

As the winter chill sets in and the garden falls into hibernation, Sarcococca confusa emerges as a beacon of fragrance. This brilliant evergreen shrub defies the dreariness of winter with its glossy foliage and clusters of tiny, fragrant white blooms. When little else is in flower, Sarcococca confusa takes centre stage, releasing its sweet, honey-like scent into the crisp winter air. Plant it near doorways or pathways where its intoxicating fragrance can be enjoyed up close, and let it serve as a reminder that beauty and scent know no season.

Philadelphus (Mock Orange):

Few scents evoke the essence of summer quite like that of Philadelphus, also known as Mock Orange. This deciduous shrub bursts into bloom in late spring or early summer, gracing the garden with clusters of pure white, cup-shaped flowers that emit a heady, citrusy fragrance reminiscent of orange blossoms. Whether planted as a focal point in the garden or used to create fragrant hedges or borders, Philadelphus never fails to captivate with its enchanting scent and timeless elegance.

Daphne Eternal Fragrance:

True to its name, Daphne Eternal Fragrance is a garden favourite that delights the senses year after year. This compact evergreen shrub produces clusters of delicate pink flowers with a heavenly fragrance that fills the air with its sweet, citrusy aroma. Unlike traditional Daphne varieties, Eternal Fragrance blooms continuously from spring through fall, ensuring a steady supply of scent to enchant garden visitors and pollinators alike. Plant it near patios, walkways, or seating areas where its captivating fragrance can be enjoyed up close, and let it weave its magic throughout the garden.

 Lavender Munstead:

No list of fragrant plants would be complete without Lavender, and Munstead is a standout variety renowned for its intense fragrance and compact growth habit. This perennial  boasts slender spikes of purple-blue flowers that release a soothing, herbaceous scent reminiscent of the Mediterranean countryside. Not only does Lavender Munstead attract pollinators, but it also serves as a versatile plant for borders, rock gardens, or container plantings.

 

 



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