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Beautiful Plants That Are Sure To Bring A Lovely Scent To Your Patio
These delightful purple blooms have a unique floral fragrance with light herbal notes. Twickel Purple and Provence are two particularly fragrant varieties.
Proper drainage is key for lavender to thrive in a container. Let the soil dry out in between waterings, and ensure you use at least a 10-inch pot so its roots have space to grow.
These blooms have a spicy clove fragrance and are also called pinks or sweet William. They’re ideal for a container garden and make beautiful clippings for bouquets.
While delightful to humans, their pungent fragrance is a turn-off for critters, although their blossoms attract pollinators. Be sure to keep them in full sun and well-drained soil.
This herb typically has a sweet or spicy fragrance, but some basils smell like cinnamon or lemon. For it to thrive, ensure it’s kept in a sunny spot and is watered well.
The scents of sweet azalea, Florida azalea, Alabama azalea, and Piedmont azalea are sugary, perfume-like, lemony, or spicy. Azaleas love sun and moist, well-drained soil.
This fragrant herb is ideal for pots because it tends to take over in the ground. Varieties include spearmint, peppermint, and water mint, which love part shade and moist soil.