Thompsons 3 Year Plant Guarantee

Garden Centre Assocciation

Plants With Scented Flowers

The plants below are recommended for their scented flowers. All the plants in this list are covered by our 3 year hardy plant guarantee, except for roses, which are not covered by our gaurantee.

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Lavenders are highly scented evergreen shrubs that produce masses of flowers all summer long. Mauve or purple flower heads.

Excellent in sun or partial shade.

Choose from English or french varieties.



Architechtural, striking evergreen foliage with clusters of white, sweetly scented flowers inspring and again in autumn.

Ideal for sun or part shade.

Height: 2m Spread: 2m

Daphne Aureomarginata

Daphne odora Aureomarginata

A rounded evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy green leaves with yellow margins to them. Early spring flowering with white flowers, red-purple centres that are highly fragrant.

Prefers humus rich soils

Height: 1m Spread: 1m

Sambucus Black Lace

Sambucus nigra Black Lace

Deeply cut lacy leaves that are a dark purple colour. Attractive, fragrant pink flowers in May followed by black, edible berries in late summer.

Plant in light shade and suits most soil types.

Height: 3m Spread 2.5m



For scented flowers we couldn't not menton the rose. The ever popular english rose can produce an abundance of sweetly scented flowers in your garden. Too much choice to list them all. A whole host of colours to choose from.