Here are some sugestions for fragrant plants:-
Madam Isaac Pereire. Pink flower. Trained on walls and Fence
Margaret Merrii White Sunny position H 3ft. Flowers in summer
Alec’s Red Red Tea Rose 3ft 90cm
Flowers in summer
New Dawn Pale pink Climbing Rose slightly shaded 10ft 3m
Flowers from summer to late autumn
Rosa Zephirine Drouhin Pink Summer into autumn
Prone to disease. Has no thorns
Erysimum cheiri Orange
Mrs Sinkins white Flowers mid summer. Take cuttings to replace old every few years. Height 10in 25cm
Hedychium gardnerianum Yellow Flowers in summer. Container plant, large.Ht 7ft 2.1m Sheltered position. Overwinter inside.
Euphorbia mellifera Honey scented. Late spring. Evergreen foliage. Hardy Ht. 6ft 1.8m
Viola Maggie Mott’ Sweet perfume. Early Summer. Take cuttings to replace old plants. Ht. 6ins 15cm.
Wisteria Sinensis Flowers in early summer. Sunny wall
Ht. 30ft 9m
Armandii White Flowers early spring. Almond scented
Warm wall. Evergreen. Only prune if necessary Ht. 10ft 3m
Lonicera japonica ‘Halliana’ white & yellow. Summer flowering. Ht.30ft 9m
Trachelospermum jasminoides. White Summer flowering. Sweet scented. Evergreen with a reddish tinge in winter. Slow growing
Slightly tender protect from frost.
Sweet pea multi colours Annual. Summer flowering.
sow seeds early in the year
Mahonia x media ‘Charity’ Yellow Flowers in Autumn/Winter lily –of-the-valley scent. Ht 15ft 4.5m
Buddleja ‘Lochinch’ Violet-blue Flowers from July into late September Sweet scented vanilla & chocolate. Ht 10ft 3m
Prune hard in March
Elaeagnus x ebbingei ‘Gilt Edge’ small white flowers. Autumn. Boldly variegated evergreen leaves
Ht. 12ft 3.6m
Mexican orange blossom white Flowering in late spring. Evergreen. Does well in shade. Ht 8ft 2.4m
‘Apollo’ Oregan grape Yellow Glossy, holy-like leaflets. Abundance of lily-of-the-valley scented yellow flowers in spring, followed by grape-like purple berries. Ht 1m spread 1.5m
Rhododendron luteum Golden Yellow Early Summer flowering.
Leaves turn warm orange and russet shades in late autumn. Ht.12ft 3.6m
Azara microphylla Yellow Winter flowering. Vanilla-scented. Evergreen. Best in milder climate Ht 30ft. 9m
‘Rubella’ Dense red buds in autumn and winter. Spring flowering. Lily-of-the-valley scented.
Males have the larges most scented white blooms. Ht 1m
Skimmia japonica Dense red buds in autumn and winter. Spring flowering. Lily-of-the-valley scented.
Males have the largest most scented white blooms. Ht 1m
Lavandula ‘Sawyers’ Lavender Late summer flowering. Resinous aroma
Grows best in sandy soils. Full sun Ht 3ft 90cm
Rosmarinus officinalis blue Spring flowering. Evergreen Ht 5ft 1.5m
Laurus noblis none Bay Laurel. Leaves used to add flavour to stews. Can grow into a tree, but can be clipped into a standard. Ht 30ft. 9m
Thymus vulgaris colour? Summer flowering. Loved by bees. Ht 6ins 15cm
Mint None Used to flavour food & Mint Tea. Can be grown in pots. Sunny position,
Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’
Bronze Fennel small cluster of yellow flowers. Aniseed scent. Attractive spike feathery Purple Green leaves. Ht 6 ½ ft 2m Good at the back of borders together with eryngiums or lavender.
Helps to relieve flatulence, promote sleep and help nursing mothers to produce milk. However we do not know if this has been proved.
‘Chocolate Peppermint’ minty aroma. Ht 2ft. 60cm.
Cercidiphyllum japonica Canyfloss aroma given off by orange and yellow falling leaves in autumn. Ht 70ft 21m
Aloysia triphylla none sherbert lemon scent. Warm sunny position against a warm wall. Ht 10ft 3m
Convallaria majalis ‘Albostriata’
Lily of the Valley white bells Sweet scented. Perennial creeping rhizomes. Shady position. Can cope with a dry soil but mulching with compost or leaf-mould in autumn will improve the growing conditions.
Iris graminea blue with stripes Stewed plum scented. Summer flowering. Divide clumps occasionally in spring. Ht 16ins 40cm
Iris ‘Pauline’ mauve fruity scent. Winter flowering. Plant bulbs in early autumn. Ht 6ins 15cm
Galanthus ‘S Arnott’
Snowdrop white with green tip Honey fragrance. Late winter early spring flowering. Ht 8ins 20cm.
Freesia Golden Yellow Queen of fragrance. Plant bulbs outdoors in late spring in a sheltered spot in full sun. Ht 16ins 40cm.
Crinum x powellii Pink Sweetly scented trumpet shaped flowers. Late summer flowering. Plant in damp fertile soils. Ht 5ft 1.5m
Lilium regale White with yellow center Extravagant scented trumpet shaped flower. Mid summer flowering. Likes a rich soils Ht 5ft 1.5m
‘White American’ knockout perfume.
Cardiocrinum giganteum white Exotic trumpet shaped flowers. Very tall and will look stunning at the back of a border. Ht 10ft 3m
Narcissus papyraceuis white Early spring flowering. Can be planted on pots and grown indoors on a sunny window-sill. Plant them shallowly in pots Ht 14ins 35cm
Cyclamen repandum Pink flowers and silver-splashed leaves. Sweetly scented. Dappled shady position. Ht 4ins 10cm
Gladioli white with maroon (purple) center Sweet scented. Summer – Autumn flowering. Plant corms 4-5ins deep in spring in a sunny well drained soil. They look good planted between grasses and herbaceous perennials. Best to lift and dry corms and store in a frost-free place until the following spring. However they can survive the winter in the driest, mildest places, but it’s agamble.
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