4 favourites for fragrance
Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of toscana (‘Selbra’)
This new star jasmine is summer-flowering, producing clusters of pale-gold flowers that exude a tea-like fragrance. The evergreen leaves flush bronze in winter. H: 13-26ft (4-8m).
Lonicera periclymenum ‘Graham thomas’ (AGM)
One of the best honeysuckles around for scent, the golden-cream flowers of this reliable deciduous climber release their intoxicating perfume on warm summer evenings. This is indispensable for those who love fragrance. H: 13-26ft (4-8m).
Jasminum officinale ‘Devon Cream’ (syn. ‘Clotted Cream’)
The evocative scent of the Mediterranean… You won’t regret planting this jasmine as its perfume floats through open windows on summer nights. Grow against a warm, sheltered wall. H: 8-13ft (2.5-4m).
Wisteria floribunda ‘Yae-kokuryu’ (AGM)
One of the most impressive plants for the south or westfacing side of a house, when this deciduous climber flowers in June it releases a delicate perfume. H: 26-33ft (8-10m).