Fragrant Perennials

Some of the more fragrant perennials are included in the list below. An asterisk (*) indicates that the plant foliage is fragrant when crushed or bruised.

Common Name Botanical Name
Bearded iris Iris, bearded
Bee balm* Monarda
Bugbane Cimicifuga
Daylily Hemerocallis, some varieties
Fragrant plantain lily Hosta plantaginea
Gas plant Dictamnus
Golden marguerite* Anthemis
Peony Paeonia
Pink Dianthus
Primrose Primula, some varieties
Queen-of-the-prairie Filipendula
Salvia* Salvia
Summer phlox Phlox paniculata
Wormwood* Artemisia
Yarrow* Achillea