Garden Scents and Fragrances

MIDSUMMER SCENTS

MIDSUMMER AIR is perfumed with bewitching scents carried on gentle breezes. Bees murmur throughout long, dreamy days and borders are over-run with fragrant blooms.

Dianthus ‘Gravetye Gem’ – All the pinks enjoy an open, free draining site. 20 x 30cm/8in x 1ft

Dianthus ‘Pike’s Pink’ – A delightful subject for the rock garden or front of border. 15 x 15cm/ 6 x 6in

Lilium candidum – Heavily scented flowers in puresl white make the Madonna lily an outstanding subject. 1.2m/4ft

English: Madonna Lily (Lilium candidum) is a p...

English: Madonna Lily (Lilium candidum) is a plant in the genus Lilium, one of the true lilies. It is native to the Balkans and West Asia. It forms bulbs at ground level, and unlike other lilies, has a basal rosette of leaves through the winter, which die back in summer. Polski: Lilia biała (Lilium candidum). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lilium ‘Uchida’ – Charmingly marked, this lily would be equally at home in a container. 1.2m/4ft

Phlox ‘Fujiyama’ – A handsome plain with large heads of pure white which are pleasantly scented.  1m x 75cm/3 x 2 ½ft

Lathyrus odoratis is the original sweet pea. Over the years the range of colours has greatly increased. 30cm-2.4m/1-8ft

Phlox ‘Norah Leigh’ – Lilac flowers are carried above prettily variegated leaves.  75 x 60cm/2 ½ x 2ft

Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus (H. flava) -This day lily is scented. Removal of dead heads prolongs flowering. 75 x 75cm/2½ x 2½ft

13. April 2017 by admin
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