Strolling the garden with a romantic partner or spouse is one of the great joys of life. This activity becomes even more romantic if the garden is full of scented flowers and bushes that will add a wonderful scent to the air, especially in the early evening hours.
With planning, a garden will become a paradise full of lush flowers and bushes that add scent and privacy to the yard. Shut out the outside world in a garden that smells delightful and is a get away from the stress of the world.
Petunias have a spicy scent that is wonderful, especially in the evening hours. This flower blooms profusely for most of the summer. It may be planted in the ground or in planters.
Petunias come in many different colors including white, red, hot pink, lavender, pale pink, and striped varieties.
Lilacs emit a sweet scent that will fill the air of a garden. The lilac bush will grow large, perhaps up to 7 feet tall, so give it plenty of room when you plant it. Lilac bushes will have purple or white flowers.
The day lily flower is available in a large variety of bright colors. This flower will add a lot of energy to any garden. The day lily has a tropical look. It will spread easily so plant the day lilies in an area where they have room to take over some land.
Each day lily flower will last for only a day. However, a bed of day lilies will have flowers blooming constantly throughout the summer months, or longer in a warmer climate.
A rose bush or a bed of rose bushes is always a lovely addition to any garden. Roses have a variety of wonderful scents. They add a classic look to any garden and make the garden a soothing, relaxing place. The scent of roses is beloved by most people.
Roses come in many varieties and shapes. There is a rose for every personality. Some people prefer a bed of roses of all the same color and others prefer a bed with a mixture of many different colors and types of roses.
When planting roses, make a wide hole then and water the plant well as it settles into the earth. Most rose bushes will last for decades with proper care.
To add to the romance of a garden, plant scented roses to fill the air with the scent most people associate with love. Roses add elegance and grandeur to any romantic garden.
A gardenia bush will add a strong floral scent to a romantic garden. This bush has shiny green leaves and beautiful pure white flowers. The flowers are elegant in shape and have a classic look.
A gardenia bloom looks great on the bush and it is also fun to pick them and wear them in the hair. You may also want to float a bowl of water with a gardenia bloom in it to scent an outside area in the garden.
Even a small gardenia bush will be loaded with flowers. It will add a lot of scent to the garden.
Personal gardening experience
Scented Flower Gardens
Daily Mail (article about roses)