In summer, your own garden is an oasis of well-being. Plants, decorations and furniture create a beautiful whole here, where you can find relaxation and inspiration. In the summer months, the eye enjoys the natural beauty here, because the garden flowers fascinate with fresh colors and unusual blossoms. But the sense of smell is also stimulated, because many of the flowers exude an intoxicating scent… Many hobby gardeners rely on fragrant flowers that make the outdoor area even more attractive. If you also want to make a fragrant garden flower the star of your garden, let our suggestions inspire you!
A fragrant garden flower can transform the outdoor area into a scented paradise
Fragrant plants make a wonderful place out of every garden
The sense of smell plays an important role for us humans. A familiar smell can evoke certain memories in our mind, a new scent could inspire us. With the help of plants you can make the garden smell unusual. Depending on the emotions you want to evoke through the scents, you can choose from several types of flowers. A delicate scent is associated with relaxation, a fresh smell of lemon cheers us up after a long day at work. If you want to make your seating area in the garden as comfortable as possible, you could do this with the help of wonderfully fragrant flowers. In addition, you not only design small garden corners with scented plants, but you even create entire scented gardens.
by the way: If the scent lasts longer, choose a wind-protected corner in the garden where you place the scented plants.
The scented plants and especially the scented flowers are unusual creatures of nature, which enchant insects and people with their aroma. The intense scent also helps them to keep many pests away. There are also flowers that only smell in the evening and at night. Such flowers open their blooms from late afternoon or only in the evening. That Ordinary Seifenkraut (Saponaria officinalis), and the Common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) are good examples of this.
Among the all-day fragrant flowers for summer are the Tall phlox (Phlox paniculata), the noble peony (Paeonia lactiflora), the scented lilies (Lilium ‘Muscadet’) and diptam (Dictamnus albus var. ‘Albus’) particularly popular. Below we briefly introduce you to other favorite fragrant flowers.
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Which fragrant garden flower to choose for your own outdoor area?
If you are looking for fragrant flowers for the garden, you could consider the following flowers.
The Elfenspiegel combines a magnificent appearance and an aromatic fragrance. It is not very demanding and is a good choice for sunny to partially shaded locations. The flower has a lush growth and is therefore often used as a balcony decoration in tubs. The colorful flowers make a beautiful picture and radiate a summer mood.
The beautiful flower is very sensitive to cold
Not only does this flower look super attractive, but it has a fancy scent reminiscent of vanilla. This has just given the name of the flower. The attractive flower umbels of the annual plant like a lot of sun and cannot tolerate drought. The vanilla flower is also very sensitive to wind and rain. But this beauty is toxic.
The blooming scented plant spoils the senses
This garden flower appears in bright colors and delights the hobby gardener with its beautiful blooms from June to October. If the location is sunny, warm and sheltered, then the plant feels really comfortable. The magic flower is a tropical perennial, which fascinates by the fact that the individual flowers are colored differently. In addition, it is not uncommon for several colors to be combined in one flower.
Beautiful scents awaken pleasant feelings in us
The Sweet William is a biennial plant that grows bushy. The plant needs full sun and well drained, alkaline soil. The heyday of the Sweet William is from May to August or September. The flowers can be single or double.
Sweet William not only pleases the eye, but also has an unusual scent
The chocolate flower is a perennial, herbaceous plant that blooms between July and October. Because it smells like milk chocolate, it bears that name. In order for the perennial to overwinter in the open ground, you need to dig up the tuber and plant it in potting soil. The chocolate flower prefers a cool but not very cold place.
The chocolate flower can bloom in yellow or dark red
The carnation is perennial and flowers from June to September. The graceful spring blossoms fascinate young and old alike. It is typical of the flower that it gives off a very intense scent at night. Plant the carnation in a sunny spot with well-drained soil so that it feels comfortable.
The osmanthus has showy flowers that cannot be confused
This garden flower enriches every garden with its lush flowers. It is also very suitable for inexperienced gardeners because it requires little maintenance. Mug mallows have a bushy habit that can reach 2 meters. They like well drained and sandy soil and can thrive in both sun and shade. The intense scent of the beautiful plant attracts many butterflies, bees and bumblebees from July to October.
Robust and beautiful – this is how you can briefly describe the mug mallows
Create an oasis of calm in a corner of the garden with the help of fragrant flowers
Common night violet – another fragrant garden flower
Fragrant lilies are beautiful …