Virtues: Heliotrope, or cherry pie plant, has very fragrant summer flowers and clean, textural green foliage. Heliotrope is a fine annual plant for butterfly gardens, window boxes, pots, the fragrant garden and more.
Ten fragrant roses chosen by the chief rosarian at David Austin Roses.
Question: What can you tell me about “scented” geraniums? Do they have a particular scent? I find all geraniums smelly so please explain how these are special.
Shrubs with fragrant flowers have two things going for them. First, obviously, their fragrance. Second, their size. Most mature fragrant shrubs put their blossoms close to nose level and bloom in profusion, ensuring you’ll notice each sweetly scented breeze. Try …
We love the shrub ‘Mount Airy’ fothergilla (Fothergilla ‘Mount Airy’) for its fragrant bottlebrush flowers in spring, its size and its fall foliage color.
Hamamelis mollis ‘Early Bright’ is a Chinese witch hazel prized for its fragrant winter flowers.