Mockorange (Philadelphus) 'Burfordensis' - A Gallery of Fragrant Plants on HGTV

Mockorange (Philadelphus) 'Burfordensis' - A Gallery of Fragrant Plants on HGTV

Murraya paniculata - is an evergreen shrub to around 3m (10') tall. The flowers are produced in abundance in spring then again in late summer or early autumn, but they also tend to appear after heavy rain. The plant has a dense, twiggy habit and glossy, dark green foliage, and makes an excellent privacy screen or hedge. Murrayas grow best in warm climates.

Murraya paniculata - is an evergreen shrub to around 3m (10') tall. The flowers are produced in abundance in spring then again in late summer or early autumn, but they also tend to appear after heavy rain. The plant has a dense, twiggy habit and glossy, dark green foliage, and makes an excellent privacy screen or hedge. Murrayas grow best in warm climates.

Week 20 / 2013 Potentilla fruticosa Abbotswood. An easy to grow shrub of modest size which blooms from the spring right through to the autumn. Named after the garden in which it was discovered in the 1920's, it has been popular ever since and was given an award of garden merit by the RHS. We grow it in an area offering shade for part of the day and find the flowers last longer.

Week 20 / 2013 Potentilla fruticosa Abbotswood. An easy to grow shrub of modest size which blooms from the spring right through to the autumn. Named after the garden in which it was discovered in the 1920's, it has been popular ever since and was given an award of garden merit by the RHS. We grow it in an area offering shade for part of the day and find the flowers last longer.

Phlox divaricata L.  Wild blue phlox, Louisiana phlox, Blue woodland phlox, Sweet william, Wild sweet william  Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Phlox divaricata L. Wild blue phlox, Louisiana phlox, Blue woodland phlox, Sweet william, Wild sweet william Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Sweet Pea  Prized for their pretty, intensely fragrant flowers, most sweet peas are grown as cool-season annual vines, reaching 4 to 6 feet tall, but some are bushy 1- to 3-foot-tall dwarfs. All produce lovely clusters of 1-inch long, pea-type flowers in white, light orange, yellow, lavender, blue, red, purple; some produce bicolor flowers. Longer-stemmed types are classic cut flowers.

Best Annuals for Cutting

Sweet Pea Prized for their pretty, intensely fragrant flowers, most sweet peas are grown as cool-season annual vines, reaching 4 to 6 feet tall, but some are bushy 1- to 3-foot-tall dwarfs. All produce lovely clusters of 1-inch long, pea-type flowers in white, light orange, yellow, lavender, blue, red, purple; some produce bicolor flowers. Longer-stemmed types are classic cut flowers.

~mock orange Philadelphus 'Virginal':   loveliest of the mock oranges

~mock orange Philadelphus 'Virginal': loveliest of the mock oranges

The Best Perennials for Cutting ~ Peony  Often sweetly fragrant, peony is a very long-lived plant that forms 2- to 4-foot-tall clumps in shrublike bunches. Its numerous varieties offer a wide range of colors, and blooming periods from late spring to early summer.

The Best Perennials for Cutting

The Best Perennials for Cutting ~ Peony Often sweetly fragrant, peony is a very long-lived plant that forms 2- to 4-foot-tall clumps in shrublike bunches. Its numerous varieties offer a wide range of colors, and blooming periods from late spring to early summer.

Basket-of-gold. This groundcover-like perennial is valued for its abundance of early spring flowers and ability to tolerate dry conditions.

Yellow Flowers for Your Garden

Basket-of-gold. This groundcover-like perennial is valued for its abundance of early spring flowers and ability to tolerate dry conditions.

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