Fragrant Plants For Shade. I put 3 plants in last year from blue stone perennials and after smelling them i ordered a dozen more for this spring. Give them plenty of air circulation so they won't get powdery mildew.
A good choice for partial shade. Its fragrant foliage and tolerance of pests, mildew and clay soils make 'jacob cline' a true favorite in the perennial bed. Buy mahonia × media 'charity':
Sweet Violet Is An Indispensable Perennial For Shade Garden That Is Known For Its Strong And Sweet Fragrance.
How about some violas for the shady area? Most prefer full sun but will tolerate some shade in hotter climates. Great for gardens with shaded areas.
Many People Grow Them Indoors By Forcing The Bulbs.
A number of shrubs, specially winter blooming ones, will provide fragrance in shade: Black cohosh (actaea racemosa) is a buttercup family perennial hardy to minus 30 degrees f. This fragrant flower grows best in areas with cool climate because cold temperature promotes the development of flower buds.
Flowers On Plants In Shade Will Bend Toward Sunlight, And May Need Staking.
When many of my other fragrant plants are gone, i can rely on lavender to be in bloom all season long. Shade plant, blue heron corydalis curviflora var. Lily of the valley (convallaria):
A Pure White Tall Variety That's Especially Fragrant
A hardy plant for winter and larger gardens. There are many varieties of bellflower, most of which thrive in shade. Vanilla spice ® and sugartina ® ‘crystalina’ were selected for exceptional fragrance, large flowers, and clear yellow fall color.
It Can Be Planted In Pots For Indoor Display To Avoid Frosting From Freezing Cold Weather.
The list of hosta cultivars that can serve both as specimen plants and groundcovers for shady areas is practically endless. Floral fragrances on warm, summer evenings can be equally pleasurable. One type of hosta recommended to dress up a shady spot is hosta 'halcyon'.