Fragrant Plants

 Below is a listing of fragrant plants by both botanical and common names in alphabetical order.

Annuals:

 

Brugmansia spp.                                                           Angel’s Trumpet

Centaurea moschata                                                     Sweet Sultan

Cosmos atrosanguineus                                     Chocolate Cosmos

Datura spp.                                                                  Angel’s Trumpet

Dianthus caryophyllus                                       Annual Dianthus

Heliotropim arborescens                                               Heliotrope

Lathyrus odoratus                                                         Sweet Pea

Lobularia maritime                                                        Sweet Alyssum

Matthiola incana                                                           Stock

Mirabilis jalapa                                                 Four-o-Clocks

Nicotiana alata, sylvestris                                              Flowering Tobacco

Viola tricolour                                                               Johnnyjump-ups

 

 

Perennials:

 

Arabis caucasica “Snowcap”                                        Snowcap Wall Cress    (m-l spr)

Asclepsia tuberosa                                                        Butterfly Weed (m-l sum)

Cimicifuga racemosa                                                     American Bugbane       (m-l sum)

Dianthus barbatus                                                         Sweet William       (late spr-mid sum)

Dianthus deltoides                                                         Maiden Pinks        (late spr-mid sum)

Dianthus gratianopolitanus                                             Cheddar Pinks       (late spr-ear sum)

Lavandula angustifolia                                       Lavender                      (-)

Lilium orientalis                                                 Oriental Lily                  (late sum)

Monarda dydima                                                          Beebalm                       (-)

Paeonia sp.                                                                   Peony                           (late spr)

Phlox paniculata                                                Summer Phlox              (ear sum-ear fall)

 

 

Shrubs:

 

Clethra alnifolia                                                 Summersweet               (late sum)

Cornus alternifolia                                                         Pagoda Dogwood        (late spr)

Daphne cneorum                                                          Rose Daphne                (mid spr)

Elaeagnus angustifolia                                        Russian Olive                (late spr)

Fothergilla monticola “KLMsixteen”                              Mountain Witch Alder (mid spr)

Hamamelis virginiana                                                     Common Witchhazel     (late fall)

Lonicera “Honey Baby”                        Honey Baby Honeysuckle         (mid sum-ear fall)

Magnolia stellata                                                           Star Magnolia               (ear spr)

Magnolia x loebneri “Leonard Messel”              Leanard Messel Magnolia (ear spr)

Philadelphus sp.                                                            Mockorange                 (ear sum)

Prunus triloba “Multiplex”                                 Double Flowering Almond        (ear spr)

Rhododendron “Northern Lights Series”                       Azalea                          (mid spr)

Ribes aureum                                                    Golden Flowering Currant         (mid spr)

Ribes odoratum                                                            Clove Currant               (mid spr)

Rosa rugosa                                                                 Rugosa Rose    (late spr-late sum)

Rosa sp                                    Rose (fragrance cultivar dependant)      (late spr-late sum)

Rubus odoratus                                                Flowering Raspberry    (late spr-ear sum)

Sambucus nigra                                                            European Elder (late spr)

Symplocos paniculata                                                   Sapphireberry               (late spr)

Syringa species                                                 Lilac                             (late spr)

Viburnum farreri                                                           Fragrant Viburnum        (ear spr)

 

 

Trees:

 

Catalpa speciosa                                                          Northern Catalpa          (mid sum)

Magnolia “Elizabeth”                                                     Elizabeth Magnolia        (mid spr)

Malus spp.                                                                   Crabapple                    (mid spr)

Prunus “Montmorency”                         Montmorency Sour Cherry       (mid spr)

Prunus virginiana                                                           Common Chokecherry (mid spr)

Robinia pseudoacacia                                                   Black Locust                (late spr)

Syringa reticulata                                              Japanese Tree Lilac      (late spr –ear sum)

Tilia sp                                                             Linden                          (ear sum)

 

 

Vines:

 

Actinidia arguta “Issai”                                      Issai Hardy Kiwi           (m-l spr)

Actinidia kolomikta “Arctic Beauty”                               Arctic Beauty Kiwi       (m-l spr)

Akebia quinata                                                 Fiveleaf Akebia            (e-m spr)

Lonicera japonica “Halliana”                                         Hall’s Honeysuckle       (l spr-l sum)

Wisteria macrostachya “Aunt Dee”                                Aunt Dee Wisteria        (mid-late spr)

 

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