Seven Scented Plants for October
Yes, we love pumpkin spice everything, but don’t forget to revel in the fragrant plants of fall. While the warmest zones get the most options, there’s something for just about everyone.
Here are seven that are in full perfume this month!
Spring’s the big show, but this daphne also produces scented fall blooms. Partial to full sun. Up to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Lilacs in fall? Yes, this re-blooming variety is having it’s last moment before it shuts down for winter. Full sun. Up to 6 ft. tall and wide.
This variety continues to bloom well into fall. Important late season food for pollinators. Full sun. Up to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Lavenders are looking wiped out right about now but this scented verbena is still going strong. Full sun. Up to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Clove-scented blooms are adored by butterflies and hummingbirds! Full sun. Up to 20 in. tall and wide.
Large, fragrant, rich blue-violet flowers throughout fall in the warmest zones. Full sun. Up to 8 ft. tall and wide.