Do you like the look and smell of sweet peas? Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (legumes), native to Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands. It is an annual climbing plant. (Wikipedia)
Gardener's Supply -- If you want to grow flowers from seed, start with sweet peas. The large seeds are easy to manage and most varieties germinate readily. Plus, the resulting blooms are gorgeous and sweetly scented.
Lathyrus odoratus 'Winston Churchill’: crimson red, velvety flowers with a fantastic fragrance. Train it up an obelisk or trellis, or in a patio pot. Flowers in the summer, through June, July, August. Find out how to sow sweet pea seeds: http://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/projects/seeds-and-bulbs/how-to-sow-sweet-pea-seeds/330.html Photo by Sarah Cuttle
Russian Sage We can't help but love Russian sage. One of the toughest plants, it offers fragrant silvery foliage and plumes of violet-purple blooms. Taller varieties are great for the back of the border. Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it. Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall Zones: 5-9