Top 8 Fragrant Flowering Plants For Ultimate Garden Bliss

Azalea

Fragrant varieties like 'Daviesii', 'Else Frye', and 'Tri Lights' thrive in acidic, well-drained soil and part shade, showcasing pink and white blooms up to 5 feet tall.

Dianthus

Known as "pinks," dianthus produces pink, white, red, or bicolor flowers with a spicy, clove-like scent. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil, reaching up to 1 foot tall.

Gardenia

Gardenias produce one of the most beloved scents in the garden world. Best planted in fall or spring in light to moderate shade and acidic soil, they can grow up to 6 feet tall.

Lily of the Valley

Despite its small size, lily of the valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shaped flowers. It thrives in full to part shade and moist, well-drained soil

Nicotiana

Star-shaped blooms of nicotiana fill the garden with a strong, sweet fragrance, most pronounced at night. It prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil, growing up to 5 feet tall.

Oriental Lily

Powerfully fragrant, Oriental lilies like 'Star Gazer' bloom in mid-to-late summer in white, pink, and yellow. They require full sun to part shade and medium moist, well-drained soil, reaching up to

Garden Phlox

With big clusters of candy-colored blooms, phlox emits a sweet scent on warm. It grows well in full sun to part shade and evenly moist, well-drained soil, reaching up to 4 feet tall.

Rose

America's national flower, the rose, comes in various colors and fragrances. Some varieties are powerfully fragrant, while others have no scent. Roses thrive in full sun to part shade and evenly moist.