Garden & plants

Modern garden design with fragrant plants

Modern garden design is increasingly viewed as a continuation of the living space. The boundaries between inside and outside disappear due to the uniformity in style and form. In this sense, the plants are a kind of accessories. Their presence is subordinate to the general concept and is not an end in itself. Well-being and relaxation come to the fore. Scented plants are of course becoming more and more important within such a concept.

We have therefore now prepared a list of very popular types of flowers with wonderful aromas for you.

Fragrance stone in white

fragrance stone rich white garden

Stone herbs, alyssum varieties for modern garden design

Most of the alyssum varieties of stone herbs are very popular precisely because of their wonderful scent. These include, for example, rock stone herb and fragrance stone rich. The most common colors are white and yellow. The stems mostly go upright, but there are some that go to the ground or rise.

 Sometimes the flowers can also be purple and pink. The plants are perennial and their seeds tolerate frost relatively well.

The fragrant honeysuckle also fills the garden with yellow color

scent hedge cherry yellow

Scented honeysuckle for all hobby gardeners

The scented honeysuckle would be another wonderful option if you want to enrich your own garden with nicer aromas. She needs very little maintenance and is developing well. The fragrant honeysuckle can reach up to 3 meters. In diameter it is about 1.50 wide. As a rule, it is used to set accents in the garden. The fragrant honeysuckle would look wonderful against the background of a wider green area. It also allows you to fill an area of ​​recreation or entertainment with more color and fragrance.

There are several types of this plant. Some new hybrids have been developed that are less invasive. For a hobby gardener, this would be the perfect option.

Roses enchant with their color, texture and fragrance

Roses in pink

The roses

The roses are a natural choice if you want a fragrant garden. By the way, they are easier to care for than most people think. They would also be an ideal choice for beginners. In addition, there are now many wonderful, easy-care varieties that you can choose from.

With Phlox you set great accents in the garden

Flame flower phlox light pink

Flame flower, also called phlox

If you want a nice fragrance early in spring, this perennial plant would be the perfect choice for you. The flame flowers bloom again and again from late spring to the end of summer. It is better to plant the flame flower somewhere far away from other types of flowers. It also does not do very well in competition with such and can be quickly crowded.

 Buddleia also attract the butterflies

Buddleia with butterfly

Buddleia, also called butterfly lilac

We all know the wonderful scent of Buddleia. But we can also count on its great, colorful flowers for our modern garden design. This is partly due to the fact that the Buddleia attract a lot of butterflies. This is where the second name, more typical for colloquial usage, comes from.

The blooming apple tree smells wonderful

blooming apple tree garden design

More air through the blooming apple tree

There are several beautiful fruit trees that would add color and fragrance to your garden. This also includes the apple tree in its heyday. Also consider this option.

Many peonies also exude beautiful aromas

Peonies often smell great

The peonies

There is now a very large variety of peonies. In addition to the beautiful colors, they also have a great smell. These perennial plants would therefore be a wonderful investment for your own garden design.

The carnations also have a noticeable and pleasant scent

carnations pink red

The carnations

The scent of biennial carnations is also popular with everyone. There are also many different subspecies. Viesuell, in terms of their appearance, they go well with a wide variety of garden design styles. The Chinese or the Pentecost carnation, for example, looks quite conspicuous in terms of color and size. These flowers would be suitable for a grand garden design in a country style.

Fragrant roses often decorate garden tunnels

fragrant roses over the garden path

The fragrant plants in garden design

The correct and effective use of fragrant plants depends on one well thought out garden design together. Don’t forget that the beautiful properties of flowers also have a function. They will likely attract the insects. You need to check that this is good for the rest of your garden as well. Some residents could also have allergies.

So before you choose the fragrant plants, it is essential that you have considered these aspects as well. Only then do they make a plan of where they should best be used to bring you the greatest possible added value.

Scented plants in flower pots for indoors and outdoors

fragrant plants plant container

How should we use the scented plants

Depending on the type of flower, you can insert them directly into the ground. That would be suitable e.g. with the perennial peonies. You can put other types of flowers in boxes or flower containers. You can take them outside in summer and let them hibernate inside again when autumn comes in. So you will enjoy their beauty and scent better every season on the terrace or in the garden.

You can find even more fragrant plants in this video

Fragrant peonies for the windowsill

fragrant plants on the window sill

Fragrant plants are suitable for vintage decoration

fragrant plants vintage decoration

Fragrant plants can also decorate the wall

fragrant plants on the wall