How to Create a Garden of Fragrant Australian Plants

Australia has a wealth of beautiful plants and among those are a number of fragrant plants to choose from. Here is how to create a garden using Australian plants that are fragrant.

Steps

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    Choose boronia. Without a doubt, this is one of the best known Australian fragrant plants. The best choice with the strongest fragrance is the brown variety. The pink variety (Boronia floribunda) has a slight fragrance that is hard to detect. The Sydney native rose (Boronia serrulata) is another choice but also of faint fragrance.
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    Grow the native frangipani (hymenosporum flavum). It grows into a tree with very fragrant flowers.
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    Grow the mint bush. It has a mint-like fragrance coming from the foliage. It has lovely flowers (blue or white).
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    Choose other fragrant plants. Visit the local nursery to ask for their advice about other fragrant natives suitable for your region. Some additional ideas include: P. ovalifolia; P. rotundifolia; P. incisa; and P. teretifolia. These plants all have varying shades of pink, purple and mauve and like to grow in a sunny or slightly-shaded position.

Things You'll Need

  • Suitable garden space

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