Fragrant Plants have been an important part of the medical and cultural stories of China, India, the Far East, the Middle East, Central America and Northern Native Americans. They are perfect for perfuming, both your garden and your home.
These plants have certain very specific demands when it comes to sunlight, temperature and humidity. Fragrant Plants are famous for the scent of its flowers and foliage.
Shrubby jasmine with magnificently white and fragrant flowers. Pick them at home and use them to make your own jasmine tea. It blooms almost throughout the year, as long as the weather is warm enough. It is perfect in pots because it will stay small and flower since an early age.
This white honeysuckle is a classic of all times. It is a fast growing, robust vine with sweet smelling white flowers. Thesea are developed in pairs and turn cream coloured as they age. It can be kept low as a shrub. It is also used medicinally, both by modern science and by traditional Chinese medicine.
Columnar Greek is a perennial cultivar of basil which grows erect as a column, up to 1 m tall. It has a standard basil flavour, with a slight cinnamon overtone in taste, making it excellent for many Italian, Greek and Asian dishes. It is also very interesting, because it can barely flower. It seldom flowers and only a few branches will bloom, with...
Holy basil is widespread in India and countries of SE Asia. It is a small leaved perennial shrublet, with a basil-mint flavour, used in as a herb in asian cuisine and also medicinally as an "adaptogen". It is said that eating one leaf a day helps for a healthier life.
Nice succulent peperomia native in the dry Andes of Ecuador, at 2000-2500 m with red and dark-green leaves. Leaves are interestingly scented when rubbed or crashed. It grows well in medium shade or with morning sun. It is also suitable as an indoor plant.
Piper auritum is an aromatic shrub with large heart-shaped, velvety leaves, which grows in Central America. The common name "hoja santa" means "sacred leaf" in Spanish because it has many uses in Mexican cuisine and also as a medicinal plant. "Caisimon" is the tea, widespread in Cuba is made out of the leaves.
This small scrambling shrub has glossy attractive leaves, used as a popular herb in SE Asia. It is popular in Thailand, where leaves are used as starters, to wrap up bits of different food. The peppery flavour is not really spicy and after a while it is loved by most people.
8-12 cm rooted cutting. All plants from the island of Socotra are somehow special and attractive. This Plectranthus is very small and compact. It bears fleshy leaves, just 1-2 cm long, green with a silvery bloom on the upper surface, sculptured with raised veins on the convex lower surface. It bears beautiful purple-blue spikes of flowers.
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