Ivydene Gardens Plants:
Aromatic Foliage List

" "A garden without fragrance is hardly a garden at all. You might as well just get silk or plastic plants," says landscape architect Shirley Kerins, manager of plant production and sales at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.

Unlike scented flowers, though, most scented leaves must be rubbed or bruised to unlock their fragrance. For this reason, Kerins says, aromatic foliage is best placed where it will be touched. The most common locations are beside paths, where you brush against leaves as you walk past, and between pavers, where you crush leaves lightly underfoot." from Home & Garden Magazine with its list of plants.

These also have aromatic foliage:-

Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom)
Delphinium
Eucalyptus (Gum Tree)
Geraniums (Cranesbill)
Hypericum
Nepeta (Catmint)
Rhododendron
Rosmarinus
Ruta (Rue)

Descriptions of others from About.com , The Telegraph , Rotherview and Eucalyptus which is available from Grafton Nursery .
 

Flower Colour/ Start Month

Plant Name

Height x Spread in inches (cms)
Plants below 24 inches (60 cms) in Height

Aroma

Purple then Brown/ May
 

Asarum europaeum
 

3 x 12 (7 x 30)
 

ginger

Flower Colour/ Start Month

Plant Name

Height x Spread in inches (cms)
Plants between 24 and 72 inches (60 - 180 cms) in Height

Aroma

Golden Yellow/ June
Yellowish-Grey/ July
Yellow/ June
 

Achillea 'Moonwalker'
Artemesia abrotanum
Artemesia arborescens
 

24 x 24 (60 x 60)
30 x 30 (75 x 75)
36 x 60 (90 x 150)
 

aromatic
aromatic
aromatic
 

Flower Colour/ Start Month

Plant Name

Height x Spread in inches (cms)
Plants above 72 inches (180 cms) in Height

Aroma

Brown cones/ September
 

Abies concolor

1200 x 240 (3000 x 600)
 

aromatic
 

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Height in inches (cms):-

25.4mm = 1 inch
304.8mm = 12 inches
12 inches = 1 foot
3 feet = 1 yard
914.4mm = 1 yard

I normally round this to
25mm = 1 inch
300mm = 30 cms = 12 inches =1 foot,
900 mm = 3 feet = 1 yard and
1000mm = 100 cms = 1 metre = 40 inches

 

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