9 Plants with Fragrant Flowers That Can Raise The Aroma Of Your Scented Garden!


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There are some fragrant flower plants you should plant for sure if you are planning to create a garden for your home. So, every time you pass through the garden you will waft through the floral scents and it will please your senses for sure. From the alluring lily to the delightful hyacinth these flowers will surely set a charm in your garden and will surely win you some compliments from your guests when placed into bouquets. But before planting them make sure to check your zones to know if they can sustain or not. Also, make sure to take proper care of them so that you can see your flowers blooming. Look into this check guide and then one two three bloom!! We are sure you will have a magical garden of course if you look after it well.

1. Hyacinth

Hyacinths are strongly fragrant, bell-shaped flowers. These are densely packed flowers. The bulb takes time to bloom and you need to plant the bulbs in well-drained fertile soil in sun or partial shade during the fall before the first frost. ( Hardiness zone- 4 to 8. )

Hyacinth flowers
Hyacinth flowers

2. Gardenia

The luxuriously rich smell of this flower sets you in a different place. It is moreover pollinated by moths, so it releases more scent at night to attract them. They are creamy white in color and are solitary or found in clusters i.e white or yellow. It needs high humidity and well-drained organic soil and should be kept in the full contact of the sun, partial shade or the shifting shade. ( Hardiness zone- 8 to 11)

Gardenia Flowers

3. Lily of the Valley

Known for its delicately sweet scent and beautiful white blossoms this flowering plant is mostly found in the forests and grows wildly. It is quite poisonous for pets and children so keep them away from it. They grow in hanging clusters in bell-shaped flowers and have basil like two elongated leaves. It needs cool weather and richly acidic red soil which should be moist and well-drained. Try to keep them in partial shade. ( Hardiness zone- 2 to 9 ).

Lily of the valley

4. Rose

Rose for me is one of the best aromatic flowers of all time. Due to its strong yet sensational smell, it is used to date in perfumes and cosmetics. They grow single with prickles on their stems with short blade-shaped green leaves. It needs good drainage, rich moisture-retaining soil and 6 to 7 hours of direct sunlight. ( Hardiness zone- 7 to 9 )


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The flowers from this plant are mostly used as a cut flower and as ornamental plants in gardens or in pots. They grow singly with single or double blooms. They are quite suitable for well-drained and moist soil. They require at least 6 to 8 hours in the sun. They are one of the fastest maturing cut flowers which makes them an ultimate choice amongst the florists. ( Hardiness zone- Depends on the zone you are residing as the conditions can be maintained )

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Stock rose

6. Jasmine

It is similar to gardenia as it spreads its smell in the night. They often grow in clusters mostly in white and rarely in yellow with short round leaves and its plant spreads rapidly. They grow well in moist, well-drained, sandy loam to clay garden. Needs full sunlight for at least 4 to 5 hours along with partial shade and plenty of water. ( Hardiness zone- 7 to 10 )

Jasmine flowers
Jasmine flowers

7. Tuberose

Because of their overwhelming smell, they are used in the making of perfumes. These pure white waxy flowers produce offsets with dull green leaves and grow from tuberous roots. It requires fertile, loamy and sandy soils with sunlight for about 6 to 8 hours with a warm and tropical climate. ( Hardiness zone- 8 to 11 )


8. Peonies

Peonies represent sumptuous beauty and fragrance the reason for which they are one of the best-known flowers. The advantage of growing these flowers is they can sustain extreme temperatures and can still bloom. But for proper growth, they prefer well-drained soil with 5 to 6 hours of sunlight. Also, good air circulation is essential. ( Hardiness zone- 3 to 8 )


9. Lavender

These quite special flowers are quite popular for making soaps, perfumes, potpourri and DIY gifts due to its unique smell. They are in whorls with spikes above the foliage with blue, violet or lilac color. They need dry, well-drained soil with exposure to full sun. ( Hardiness zone- 5 to 9 )

Lavender flowers

So, those of you who were waiting to create scented gardening, incorporate these delicate and elegant fragrant flower plants in your landscape! If you like our article, kindly like it and share on social media! Thank you 🙂

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