Violet With their edible and fragrant blooms, violets are among the most charming flowers for the cottage garden. These cool-weather lovers start in spring and often bloom again in fall. Name: Viola varieties
Natal lily: thrives in the shade, producing scented flowers mid Summer. Foliage needs to be cut back in late Summer as it becomes tatty but tufts of fresh green foliage appear in winter, good contrast to the dark green of the anenomes.
Pearl Orchid (Chloranthus spicatus); Plant on the right of the photo. Small shrub 18"h x 24"w with citrus perfumed flowers in the morning, similar to the Chinese Perfume Plant, Aglaia Odorata (on the left). Not as fragrant, but will flower in more shade. Easily propagated via cutting.
Ylang Ylang Vine, Hari Champa, Juicy Fruit vine, Manorangini (Artabotrys hexapetalus); vine with intoxicating fragrance! A medium size climbing shrub 8-10 ft, in the warmer months producing hidden flowers that are greenish in color and fade to yellow with age, and are extremely fragrant. Once picked they are very long lasting and hold their scent for days, if kept in water, permeating an entire room. It is a fruity sweet sugar lemon scent. When young, this climber grows just like a regular…