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Choosing Fragrant Flowers and Plants

'Midnight Blue', modern shrub rose, continuous flowering. Deep velvety purple double flowers in clusters intense clove fragrance. Light green semi-glossy, medium foliage. Compact and bushy. Requires full sun

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Natives with Year-Round Interest

Cultivate plantings that look lovely through every season. Incorporate ultrahardy natives that keep interest running high from spring through winter to fashion perennially pleasing landscapes. Here is a look at 15 noteworthy

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Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

'Berrylicious' Hardy Hibiscus: Perennial, Full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Size: 4-1/2-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-9

African Lily - (Agapanthus africanus) displays its lovely blue blooms in late summer or early fall. This clumping evergreen perennial can grow as tall as 36 inches and spread up to 18 inches. It appreciates full sun or partial to dappled shade. Plant in loamy, well-drained soil.

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Top Fragrant Houseplants

Arabian Jasmine flowers almost all year long if it gets enough light. The starry, pure-white flowers produce a soft, flowery fragrance and are used to make jasmine tea. Grow Arabian jasmine in a bright spot protected from drafts and provide abundant hu

The Pearl Tuberose - Exceptionally sweet-smelling 1½ to 2½" flowers. Superb for cutting. White, waxy double florets set closely on 3' stems blooms in July to October. Space 6-8" apart. Grows best in full sun.

Mock Orange - Powerfully fragrant, the mock orange has pure-white double flowers that appear on this dark-green deciduous shrub in early or midsummer.

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Verbena/Purpletop vervain /Verbena bonariensis

This plant has quite a long history in cultivation, dating back to the early 1700's. It is a native of Argentina and Brazil and derives its species name ...