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What plants have fragrant leaves?

What plants have fragrant leaves?

The leaves of many plants contain aromatic essential oils that are released when a scent when picked, brushed past or crushed.

  • Lavender.
  • Pelargonium ‘Attar of Roses’
  • Myrtle.
  • Monarda.
  • Sweet bay.
  • Salvia x jamensis ‘Hot Lips’
  • Rosemary.
  • Eucalyptus.

Which flower has best fragrance?

10 of the best fragrant flowers

  • Lily. The lily really knows how to make a statement in the home.
  • Freesia. Few fragrances shout ‘spring’ quite like the fresh scent of freesia.
  • Gardenia. The gardenia has a distinctive ‘white flower’ scent that has made it a consistently popular choice for perfumers.
  • Hyacinth.
  • Jasmine.

How are fragrant leaves used?

Some plants with fragrant leaves are exclusively grown for masking malodours and act as air fresheners. “For instance, herbs such as basil act as non-toxic, natural air fresheners,” says Dr K B Reddy, a retired professor and accredited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant based in Bengaluru.

What is the most fragrant houseplant?

13 Best Fragrant Indoor Plants

  • Azores Jasmine. For intense fragrance, grow this jasmine.
  • ‘Marino Blue’ Heliotrope. Vanilla honey describes the sweet scent of these pretty purple flowers.
  • Spearmint.
  • Night-Blooming Jasmine.
  • Eucalyptus ‘Silverdrop’
  • Corsican Mint.
  • ‘Angel’s Blushing Beauty’ Angel’s Trumpet.
  • Lemon Balm.

What kind of flowers look good with variegated foliage?

The scarlet flowers with pink centers are irresistible to them. Variegated foliage contrasts nicely with other plantings. Chartreuse- or black-leaved sweet potatoes are perfect partners. Selected for success, these sun-loving spring gardening flowers will look great right through fall no matter how hot or humid the weather gets this year.

What kind of plants have the most fragrant flowers?

You can enhance your garden’s sensory appeal by planting shrubs, trees and other plants that produce fragrant flowers or foliage. There are hundreds of species and varieties of fragrant plants to choose from, so you can have fragrance in your garden almost year round.

What kind of shrub has sweet smelling flowers?

Korean Spice viburnum ( Viburnum carlesii) is such a fragrant shrub that one of its other common names is “fragrant spicebush.” Reaching 4 to 6 feet tall, it puts out clusters of sweet-smelling flowers. As a bonus, it is a great shrub for fall color . This bush is suitable for zones 4 to 7.

Where to plant fragrant flowers in the garden?

Plant them near your dining or entertaining areas. Look for fragrant ground covers and lawn alternatives that can be walked on. Plants with fragrant leaves are even more potent when the leaves are crushed underfoot. The fragrance of flowers will change subtly throughout the day and with variations in the weather and growing conditions.